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Produce is being left in the field. Dairy farmers have nowhere to send their milk, and cattle ranchers are hit hard by plummeting beef prices. These are just some of the problems caused by the coronavirus happening in farm country. A... (full story)

Tuesday, Poet announced it will idle production at its bioprocessing facilities in three locations and delay the startup of a new plant. The company says this is directly related to the economic fallout from COVID-19. “Across the board, biofuel... (full story)

Gold blew through tough resistance at $1,700 per ounce yesterday and came within less than $8 of our $1,750 target price in overnight price action. $1,742.50 is now the new swing high for the front month futures contract. Gold is in backwardation as we write this, which means the front-month... (full story)

U.S. companies that export pork, beef and lamb to Canada now face simpler and clearer requirements, thanks to a joint initiative undertaken by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and its counterpart, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency... (full story)

S&P futures up 10% in 24hrs, US 10yr yields up 10bp, USDCAD falls below 1.4000. Japans soft emergency declaration + confident RBA rate hold adds to risk-on. Focus turns to todays European and US coronavirus updates + Eurogroup meeting. UK PM Boris Johnson now in... (full story)

In observance of the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 10, 2020, all U.S. exchanges will be closed. (full story)

DJ U.S. April Grain, Soybean Stockpiles Estimates — Survey CHICAGO–The following are analysts’ estimates in millions of bushels for U.S. ending stockpiles for 2019-20, [...] (full story)

Nearing the ONE44 Bitcoin target (full story)

Across the Corn Belt, locally heavy rain showers dot the Great Lakes region, maintaining soggy conditions. Warm, dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest. On April 5, prior to Tuesday’s rain across the northern Corn Belt, topsoil moisture was... (full story)

A quarterly report from CoBank sheds light on the economic impacts COVID-19 has had on the country and agriculture so far. Will Sawyer, lead economist for animal protein, tells Brownfield they expect a 15 to 20% decline in economic growth in... (full story)

Price downtrend line has been negated and fledgling uptrend in place--suggesting market has bottomed out. (full story)

The market is experiencing unprecedented uncertainty that has been very difficult to predict. There is nothing in the history of the dairy futures markets to make any comparison to. None of us have every lived through a pandemic that is global in... (full story)

Eighty food and agriculture organizations are asking the administration to ensure the continued free movement of food and ag products on shipping containers to international markets. The group is asking the administration to work with the Federal... (full story)

COTTON General Comments Cotton was higher on signs of improvement in the Chinese economy. The economy here is still a wreck. The Coronavirus has [...] (full story)

While cover crop residue can be valuable for soil health, the organic matter can tie up nitrogen and lead to its immobilization. Tim Laatsch technical agronomy manager with Koch Agronomic Services says when using high carbon cover crops like... (full story)

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The legal battle between radio frequency ID ear tag opponents and the USDA is back on.  A previous lawsuit filed by R-CALF USA and several ranchers was dismissed after USDA reversed course on a rule that would have required cattle producers to use... (full story)

...data mining tools to attempt to identify if any opportunity exists in NG over the next 30 to 60+ days for skilled traders. (full story)

Contrary to popular belief, the corn market can actually rally.  Now, if we can sustain this morning’s strength into the close today, and dare I even say it, extend for a second day, is yet to be determined but, it is nice to witness even this minor... (full story)

The Dow Jones posted its third-biggest point gain ever on Monday. (full story)

Corn Exports are Picking up   After a very slow start to the 2019/20 marketing year, U.S. corn export sales have improved impressively over the last few months. U.S. corn export sales during January-March averaged 43.9 million bushels/week,... (full story)

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-Thursday’s WASDE report will be released at 11am CT, we will have estimates out in tomorrow’s report. -Friday is Good Friday and markets will be closed.   Corn (May) Fundamentals : May corn futures made new contract lows yesterday... (full story)

Early Opening Calls Cattle: Firm Hogs : Very Firm, some months showing limit up We got through what has been the hardest day of each week for the past several weeks, Monday. We got a string of bad news over the weekend with regards to... (full story)

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Are grains turning bullish? (full story)

We started this morning with the NFIB Business Optimism Index coming in at 96.4 down from the previous 104.5 but better than the 95 that [...] (full story)

Some of the most challenging glyphosate-resistant weeds are pigweed, waterhemp, and ragweed. But there are new tools available to farmers to battle them. In this Managing for Profit, Tom Mudd, UPL’s marketing manager for corn and soybeans... (full story)

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Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from outbreaks, such as avian and swine influenza or the 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the […] (full story)

The oil markets are following stocks higher on the hope that the Coronavirus is showing signs of peaking and talk that OPEC plus is closing [...] (full story)

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor. Tropical and subtropical Atlantic sea surface […] (full story)

The cattle futures market closed mixed on Monday, with nearby April down by the expanded limits. The other front months were 55 cents lower and 52 cents higher. Feeder cattle futures were higher after Monday activity, with gains of as much as $2.17. ... (full story)

Wheat is trading 2 to 9 cents lower this morning, with Chicago SRW declining the most after having finished the first trade day of the week in the black. SRW wheat futures closed with 5 3/4 to 6 1/2 cent gains. KC HRW wheat futures were 3 1/4 to 3 3/... (full story)

Lean hogs were $0.90 to $4.15 higher Monday. The CME Fresh Bacon Index was only $67.48, which is a record low going back to July of 2013. The April 2 CME Lean Hog Index was $2.43 lower to $60.65, ~$19 premium to April futures. The National Average Ba... (full story)

Tuesday’s trading starts with corn mostly 4 cents per bushel higher and erasing Monday losses. The corn futures market closed 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents lower for the front months on Monday. There was some new selling interest, with preliminary open inte... (full story)

Tuesday’s trading starts with corn mostly 4 cents per bushel higher and erasing Monday losses. The corn futures market closed 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents lower for the front months on Monday. There was some new selling interest, with preliminary open inte... (full story)

Overnight soybean trading nudged futures 3 to 4 cents higher. Soybeans closed the Monday session with 1 1/4 to 2 3/4 cent gains due mostly to firmer soy oil. Preliminary open interest shows net new buying of 3,285 contracts in the beans. Soymeal fut... (full story)

Tuesday action starts 38 to 44 points higher than the Monday close. Cotton futures closed the first trade day of the week up by 202 to 210 points. USDA’s Crop Progress report showed cotton was 7% planted in the 15 tracked states, compared to 5% fro... (full story)

An examination of the Coffee Futures market, and potential trading opportunities (full story)

There has been a change in overall market attitude that may last for months or years to come. For the past several years global importers have developed a hand to mouth attitude when it has come to import coverage. The issues we have seen in the past... (full story)

The uptrend may be expected to continue, while pair is trading above support level 2721, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 2812 (full story)

The uptrend may be expected to continue in case the market rises above resistance level 27.19, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 28.49 - 29.00 (full story)

The uptrend may be expected to continue, while pair is trading above support level 1.0903, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 1.0931 and 1.0957 (full story)

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Grains mixed overnight looking for stability from crude and stocks (full story)

An early-week period of warm, relatively tranquil weather across the central and eastern U.S. will yield to a more active pattern as the week progresses. Meanwhile, a storm system currently affecting much of California will continue to drift... (full story)

NZDUSD can be unfolding a five-wave move for a higher degree wave C, down from 0.679 level. (full story)