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Grains this morning are lower with July corn -3.25 (-0.91%), July beans -10.50 (-1.17%), and July wheat -11.50 (-2.34%). Grain prices on Friday settled mixed: Jul corn +0.25 (+0.07%), Jul soybeans +14.00 (+1.59%), Jul wheat -4.00 (-0.81%). Bullish fa... (full story)


Sep S&P 500 E-minis this morning are down -17.25 points (-0.63%). Friday's closes: S&P 500 +0.19%, Dow Jones +0.49%, Nasdaq 100 -0.28%. The S&P 500 on Friday closed higher on carry-over support from a rally in European stocks after the Eurozone Jun... (full story)


Aug WTI crude oil prices this morning are down -11 cents (-0.16%) and Aug gasoline is -0.0292 (-1.42%). Friday's closes: Aug crude +3.04 (+4.64%), Aug gasoline +5.79 (+2.90). Aug crude oil and gasoline on Friday moved sharply higher with Aug crude at... (full story)


Key news today includes: (1) May Chicago Fed national activity index (expected -0.04 to 0.30, Apr +0.02 to 0.34), (2) May new home sales (expected +0.8% to 667,000, Apr -1.5% to 662,000), (3) Jun Dallas Fed manufacturing activity index (expected -3.8... (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are down -0.63% and European stocks are down -1/06%. Global equity markets are falling as the prospects for global trade show few signs of improving. According to people familiar with the plan, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin ... (full story)


Softs this morning are mixed with July sugar -0.04 (-0.33%), July coffee unch, Sep cocoa -20 (-0.80%) and July cotton unch. Softs on Friday closed higher: Jul sugar +0.18 (+1.52%), Jul coffee +1.25 (+1.11%), Sep cocoa +1 (+0.04%), Jul cotton +2.59 (+... (full story)


Grains this morning are lower with July corn -3.25 (-0.91%), July beans -10.50 (-1.17%), and July wheat -11.50 (-2.34%). Grain prices on Friday settled mixed: Jul corn +0.25 (+0.07%), Jul soybeans +14.00 (+1.59%), Jul wheat -4.00 (-0.81%). Bullish fa... (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are down -0.63% and European stocks are down -1/06%. Global equity markets are falling as the prospects for global trade show few signs of improving. According to people familiar with the plan, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin ... (full story)


The dollar index this morning is up +0.011 (+0.01%), EUR/USD is up +0.0023 (+0.20%) and USD/JPY is down -0.37 (-0.34%) at a 2-week low. Friday's closes: Dollar Index -0.226 (-0.24%), EUR/USD +0.0047 (+0.41%), USD/JPY -0.02 (-0.02%). The dollar inde... (full story)


Sep 10-year T-notes this morning are up +6.5 ticks. Friday's closes: TYU8 -1.00, FVU8 -1.00. Sep 10-year T-notes on Friday closed lower on trade tensions after President Trump threatened to slap a 20% tariff on imported European vehicles. T-note p... (full story)


Livestock prices on Friday closed lower: Aug cattle -0.225 (-0.21%), Jul hogs -0.650 (-0.81%). Aug cattle closed lower Friday on domestic beef demand concerns after wholesale beef prices dropped to a 2-month low. Another negative factor is weakness i... (full story)


From Trade Relations to Planted Acres (full story)


When seeking a loan for the farm it’s important to provide accurate data on a mid-year balance sheet.  Most farm businesses only have current balance sheets from the end of the year.  Tommy Ayers of Farm Credit Illinois says at this point of the... (full story)


Finally after 8 consecutive down days the Dow posts a winning session. The question is will this continue? Read on to learn more... (full story)


Raw Sugar (SB) continued bouncing higher Friday off a 2 month uptrend support (on the 4hr and daily chart), and is nearing the end of a symmetrical triangle (on the 4hr chart). A successful break above the same triangle's resistance will likely pave the way for a test of the downtrending... (full story)


CW_LS145 Charleston, WV Sun Jun 24, 2018 USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News Riverton, Riverton, WV Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jun 23, 2018 Lamb Receipts: 110 Last week: Last year: Feeders made up 100 percent of the offering. The feeder... (full story)


SV_LS146 Frankfort, KY Sat June 23, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Lake Cumberland Livestock, Somerset, KY Weighted Average Report for Saturday June 23, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 912 Last week: 544 Last year: 490 Compared last week: Feeders steers and heifer... (full story)


In this issue we examine Micro Euro Futures for a potential Long Opportunity. (full story)


The recent news is that the European leaders are convening an Emergency Meeting. We believe this emergency meeting could result in a big fat... (full story)


How checkoffs are managed could be drastically changed if legislation supported by one of the largest animal rights groups is added and passed in the farm bill. (full story)


The pair rejected lower prices to close higher the past week. (full story)


Busy week to close out Q2, check out what we are trading. (full story)


NV_LS144 Nashville, TN Sat Jun 23, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Smith County Commission Co., Carthage, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jun 23, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 1005 Last week: 838 Last year: 727 Compared to same sale last week, Slaughter... (full story)


There are a very significant number of changes in this weeks Commitments of Traders Report. The biggest change can be seen in speculator net positions in the US dollar. As the worlds benchmark currency, the big move in the dollar is influencing other major currencies and commodities. As a result,... (full story)


NV_LS161 Nashville, TN Sat Jun 23, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Farmers Livestock, Greeneville, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jun 23, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 1048 Last week: 791 Last year: not reported Compared to last week, all classes of... (full story)


More of our contacts have used terms like “aggressive” to describe the approach they and their growers will take in terms of their upcoming NOW campaign. That means multiple sprays — […] (full story)


NV_LS141 Nashville, TN Sat Jun 23, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Crossville Stockyard, Crossville, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jun 23, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 475 Last week: Not Reported Last year: 477 No trends could be established this week due to... (full story)


SV_LS144 Frankfort, KY Sat Jun 23, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Bluegrass Stockyards - Campbellsville, KY (Sat.) Weighted Average Report for 06/23/2018 Receipts: 397 Last Week: 357 Year Ago: 326 Week Total: 700 Comapred to last Saturday: Feeder steers and... (full story)


Strongest grain (full story)


USDCHF: The pair continues to look vulnerable to the downside as it closed lower the past week (full story)


SV_LS172 Frankfort, KY Fri June 22, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Blue Grass of Richmond Richmond, Ky. Cattle weighed at time of sale Weighted Average Report for 6/22/2018 Receipts: 577 Last Week: 1068 Year Ago: 157 Compared to last Friday: Feeder steers... (full story)


The soy rebounded sharply today. This was due given the recent break. The meal in my opinion stands to lose the most in the long run after the current rally is over. The corn was a dull quiet trade. The domestic weather has a blanket over the market.... (full story)


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In this Week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn Oversold? | Win for High Oleic Soy | Grain Market – Don’t Panic | and more. (full story)


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The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


Lean hog contracts closed lower in nearbys and modestly higher in far deferreds. Profit-taking by bull-spreaders in light volume seemed to be the major feature. The cattle complex closed mostly […] (full story)


Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, give the latest updates on rice in […] (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 22-JUN-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Dr. Erick Larson, Extension grain crop specialist, discusses corn moisture needs, irrigation scheduling and field scouting during the critical early reproductive stages. Recorded June 21. (full story)


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The Dec contract took it on the chin again this week, giving up 475 more points amid spec liquidation to finish up at 85.30. Dec found trade support just below […] (full story)


The 2018 season in South Texas has been a tough one. In southernmost areas, a dry winter and spring meant planting moisture was scarce, while excessive rainfall was a common […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 22-JUN-2018 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)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 22-JUN-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)