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AgFax Weekend - Commodity Price Spike - What Happened? | Farmland Values Still on Bullish Track | and more. (full story)


Average spot quotations were 89 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […] (full story)


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Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.2 cents per pound for the week ending May 1, up 2.0 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


As expected, the cotton market reclaimed the high ground this week as Thursday’s close pressured our December futures target of 88 cents. The Thursday settlement was 86.72. Additionally, the old […] (full story)


General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […] (full story)


We’ve received a ton of phone calls and pictures on Italian/annual ryegrass this spring.  It’s easily moved into our top 5 of most problematic weeds across cropping systems here in […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 07-MAY-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)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler May 7, 2021 High Prices and Musical Messaging My muse for the week started with the “highest since” list for ag commodity prices.  Most are the highest since 2012, 2013 or 2014. We’ve been in a short crop,... (full story)


While the majority of the state stood still for another week, our planting progress did update to 63% (Fig. 1).  This seems to mostly be a catchup on progress from […] (full story)


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An important aspect of crop profitability is marketing. Henderson Farms’ Stuart Sanderson discusses his soybean marketing strategy on this episode of On The Farm in Alabama.  (full story)


Before spraying your crop, consider these 10 pointers to help reduce particle spray drift. (full story)


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After see-saw trading through the early portion, Friday’s action came to a close with corn futures 9 1/4 to 13 1/2 cents higher. New crop December corn rallied 65 cents on the week, but the inverse from July prices only tightened by 20 1/4 cents. December is up more than... (full story)


Going into the weekend, wheat futures posted more gains. SRW futures ended the session up by 7 3/4 to 9 1/4 cents. KC wheat closed with 10 cent old crop gains and 8 3/4 to 10 cent new crop gains. Minneapolis spring wheat went into the weekend break with gains... (full story)


ean hog futures closed mixed after trading both directions on Friday. The summer delivery months were down triple digits, while May, October and December stayed higher with gains of at least 27 cents. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Friday was $113.70, after a $2.72 drop. The May 5th... (full story)


Front month cattle futures gave back most of the early session gains, and went into the weekend mixed but mostly higher. October and December contracts were UNCH to 2 cents in the red, but June was up 55 cents. USDA reported catch up Friday sales in KS for $119. The... (full story)


At the end of the last trade day of the week, soybean futures were up by 21 3/4 to 25 cents in the most active months. That was mostly led by new crop, as the inverse from July to November tightened to $1.56/bu. Soymeal futures closed the session near the... (full story)


Cotton futures go into the weekend with a mixed close on Friday. Old crop prices were 92 points weaker in July and 31 points weaker for the thin October. New crop December and March contracts came back from midday losses and ended the last trade day of the week 10... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures firmer for the eighth consecutive session with Jul closing 13-1/2 firmer at 7.32-1/4 and Dec gaining 11 finishing at 6.36-1/2. May futures closed 13-1/4 cents firmer at 7.72-3/4. The last trading day for May futures is next Friday, May 14. Jul futures gained 50 cents on... (full story)


A bipartisan group of U.S. House members is urging U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai (tye) to urge Vietnam to drop tariffs on U.S. pork. Republicans Dusty Johnson of South Dakota and Darin LaHood of Illinois, along with Democrats Ron Kind of... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri May 07, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, May 07, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs mostly steady to 30.00 lower, except at San Angelo, TX 10.00-15.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady to 10.00... (full story)


Wet weather may hamper your spring planting. Certain herbicides provide flexibility if you need to switch between corn or soybean crops. (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day mixed, mostly higher on spread trade adjustments and the mixed boxed beef. June live cattle closed $.55 higher at $116.02 and August live cattle closed $.37 higher at... (full story)


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A tectonic plate shift in the financial markets (full story)


The call of the week is how to control ryegrass and, in a few other cases, fine fescue in emerged corn. Several have reported these grasses recovering from glyphosate + […] (full story)


USDA officials have heard from beginning farmers about their experiences with the agency – both the good and the bad – in an online town hall meeting. A southern Illinois farmer told USDA officials about roadblocks to conservation program sign-up.... (full story)


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A bill limiting inspections on ag operations is expected to be signed by Governor Parson. Missouri Pork Executive Vice President Don Nikodim tells Brownfield the bill is a big win for farm biosecurity. Biosecurity is a huge issue for farmers,... (full story)


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Arkansas farmer Robert Stobaugh says his planting season got off to one of the best starts in recent memory. But, he tells Brownfield, things changed about two weeks ago when temperatures dropped.  “The ground conditions were just near perfect,” he... (full story)


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NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri May 7, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 5/7/2021 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


The commodity markets proved the bull market is far from over, as May corn futures ended the week above the $7.70 mark. December corn futures reached $6.36. Soybean prices had a similar story, with old crop finishing Friday above $16. “If you... (full story)


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