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Howdy market watchers! The feeling of fall is finally here and it’s never felt so good! We have also been blessed with more timely rains this last week though they brought more than enough severe weather at an odd time of the year. Everything has really greened up especially the... (full story)


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Peanut harvest is underway and Clemson researchers, in conjunction with the National Peanut Lab, have developed a new tool to help farmers get a better idea of how grade affects crop […] (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 15-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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A project to measure greenhouse gases and water use in furrow-irrigated rice, and the use of cover crops as a remediation tool in land leveling are just two of the […] (full story)


Machinery cost estimates for 2021 have been released and are available on the farmdoc website. Machinery costs are updated every two years, with the last update occurring in 2019. Substantial […] (full story)


With rising fertilizer prices, and concerns about possible shortages, it pays to time our applications of anhydrous ammonia and manure well. When the value is high, the focus on management […] (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures firmed today gaining 6 to 9 cents on good export sales and a broad-based rally in most commodities including... (full story)


The 2021 cropping season had variable rainfall across Iowa. Since crop harvest began, rainfall also has been variable, and temperatures have generally been above normal. Therefore, it is not surprising […] (full story)


Market Watch with Alan Brugler and Austin Schroeder October 15, 2021 Spring Wheat Bull is Driving the Bus While corn and soybeans were lower this week, wheat and cattle put up some plus signs.  Some things didn’t change from last week’s Market... (full story)


Going into the weekend, soybean futures were 10 to 11 1/2 cents in the black. For November, that ended the week with a 25 1/4 cent loss from Friday to Friday. Soymeal futures closed $2 to $2.5/ton higher with Dec going home at $316.60/ton. Soy oil futures were up 78... (full story)


At the bell for Friday, front month wheat futures had faded from their double digit gains, but were still in the black. Chicago SRW prices closed 8 to 9 3/4 cents higher, which for Dec ended UNCH with last Friday’s close. KC HRW futures closed 11 1/2 to 12 3/4... (full story)


Lean hog futures went into the weekend with triple digit gains. USDA’s National Average Base hog price was $68.32 this morning, back up by 14 cents. CME’s Lean Hog Index was $88.82 on 10/13 which was another 91 cents weaker. Export Sales data reported 34,478 MT of pork was sold... (full story)


Live cattle futures were 22 to 75 cents higher on the board at the close. For December fats, that completed the week as a net 72 cent gain. Catch up sales on Friday were reported mostly at $124, matching the week’s bulk. USDA noted most dressed sales for the week... (full story)


Corn futures bounced on the last trade day of the week, headed into the break on 6 1/2 to 9 cent gains. For December that limited the week’s loss to just 4 1/4 cents. December ’21 is again a premium to red Dec. USDA reported corn oil prices from 61... (full story)


Front month cotton futures were mixed with Gains for December and March, yet losses for July and October ’22. December printed the largest move by the close, with 23 points which limited the week’s pullback to 3.27 cents below last Friday. December 2022 contracts were 7 points weaker on the... (full story)


U.S. soybean oil prices at the Gulf peaked at nearly $500/ton above South American port quotes in mid- June but fell precipitously in July and August. However, premiums have risen […] (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Oct 15, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, October 15, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly steady to 15.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 15.00 higher. Feeder lambs were not... (full story)


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Soybean and corn prices didn't respond positively to USDA's Crop Production and WASDE reports this week. The tune changed later in the week as prices turned on positive demand news. On Friday, USDA confirmed a 132,000 metric tons of soybeans were... (full story)


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U.S. exports of corn to Peru look poised to perform very similarly to last year, having lost substantial market share to Argentina in recent years despite trade advantages gained by […] (full story)


Central America continues to be a key rice importing region in the Western Hemisphere. Demand is expected to grow given rising consumption trends for this staple grain. With limited production […] (full story)


NW_LS444 Des Moines, IA Fri, Oct 15, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW) The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the week ended 10/15/2021 was estimated at 15.25 per cwt live, up 0.16 from last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE... (full story)


NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Oct 15, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 10/15/2021 was estimated at 5.19 per cwt live, down -0.05 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


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Global 2021/22 wheat production edges up only slightly from the prior year, but consumption is projected to rise even more. As a result of smaller crops for some key exporters, […] (full story)


Missouri’s state climatologist says the state’s first frost is late and could be much later. Pat Guinan says the normal date for the first Missouri frost is around October 11th. “Typically, already by this time of year, we would see parts of... (full story)


India’s 2021/22 consumption is forecast at a record 25.5 million bales and exports are projected at the second-highest level in 8 years at 5.8 million. This level of total use […] (full story)


Big change is afoot. Those soybeans growing in your fields have traditionally been valued by the meal they produce and animals they feed. Soon their oil content could pad your pocketbook.  Public policy to reduce carbon emissions is fueling demand... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Oct 15, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $222.48 $201.46 ... (full story)


With crops, farmers will adapt — they always have and always will. To help this adaptation, however, a Texas A&M AgriLife research project has used artificial intelligence modeling to determine what […] (full story)