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NW_PY041 Des Moines, IA Wed. Aug 17, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Central Region Breaking Stock ... (full story)

Intel (INTC ), the world’s biggest maker of computer processors, is one of just six stocks in the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX ) (QQQ ) whose shares have fallen since June 16. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq 100 has jumped 23% since mid-June as cheaper valuations and optimism that inflation is cooling... (full story)

PHILADELPHIA 17-AUGUST-2022 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)

Late season disease and insect pressure is emerging in parts of the Upper Midwest. Rick Swenson with Peterson Farms Seed says aphids are a problem along the western side of Minnesota. “A lot of fields getting sprayed on the Minnesota side. ... (full story)

COLUMBIA, SC Wednesday, August 17, 2022 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m. for... (full story)

The US Department of Agriculture releases its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report monthly. Producers and consumers consider the WASDE report the gold standard for agricultural product fundamentals in the US and worldwide. The August report came on last Friday, August 12, and prices remained elevated following the latest USDA data. (full story)

RA_PY002 Raleigh, NC Wednesday, August 17, 2022 USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable. The estimated slaughter for Wednesday in North... (full story)

by Jared Strong State regulators are poised to hold a scheduling conference that will guide the rest of the permit process for Summit Carbon Solutions, which seeks to build about 680 miles of liquid carbon pipeline in the state. An Iowa... (full story)

S&P 500 was swiftly rejected at 200-day moving average – like clockwork, with bonds presaging further weakness. Not yet a down day, but the sea of red extended to real assets as particularly oil had to do some recognition of slowing economy. The fundamentals are being taken more seriously by the market, and the allure of 200-day moving average would prove fake and temporary one. (full story)

AL_LS600 Las Cruces, NM Wed Aug 17, 2022 USDA Market News Texas to Mexico Daily Livestock Exports ... (full story)

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With Colorado River Basin states in disarray, the government said on Tuesday it would work with the seven states for an agreement on huge reductions in water usage from the river. In the interim, the Interior Department said it would release less... (full story)

Across the Corn Belt, cool, dry weather prevails.  Below-normal temperatures (highs of 85°F or below) are benefiting summer crops in the filling stage of development, although patchy drought remains a concern, especially in the western Corn Belt. ... (full story)

When Congress writes the new farm bill, it should put a moratorium on agribusiness mergers, eliminate USDA cost-share money for methane digesters on factory farms and reduce crop insurance premiums for farmers who implement soil-health practices,... (full story)

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WA_GR105 Washington, DC Wed Aug 17, 2022 USDA Market News Barge Grain Data (thousand tons) Week 32 Date Ending: 8/13/2022 LOCK Corn Wheat Soybeans Other Total MISS 15 53 0 100 0 153 MISS 25 86 2 119 0... (full story)

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A significant pattern change will result in cool air overspreading much of the central and eastern U.S., with any lingering heat generally limited to the northern Plains and the Deep South.  Abundant showers will accompany the surge of cooler air... (full story)

Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures and rainfall across much the country.  However, cooler-than-normal conditions will stretch from the Southwest across the central and southern... (full story)

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NW_LS720 Des Moines, IA Wednesday, August 17, 2022 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Weekly Estimated Average Weight of Barrows & Gilts for W/E 8/13/2022 Iowa-Southern Minnesota-South Dakota Direct Hog Reporting Area Week Ending Head Count ... (full story)

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The growing season is winding down for corn and it’s a good time to evaluate the crop and start making harvest plans. In this Managing for Profit, Illinois-based Channel technical agronomist Derek Whalen shares some things for farmers to consider... (full story)

Despite oil prices plunging to a 6-month low, a stark warning from the OPEC Secretary-General Haitham Al-Ghais that the stability of supply in the global oil is on thin ice should start getting the market back to a sense of reality. That reality is that there is a major risk of the market being undersupplied. (full story)

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The Pro Farmer Crop Tour 's data-gathering methods are disciplined and produce consistent results. Results from the Tour have a big impact on Pro Farmer Newsletter's annual crop production estimate released on the Friday following Crop Tour. ... (full story)

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AJ_PY005 Atlanta, GA Wed. Aug 17, 2022 USDA Market News ***Beginning in August or September, this information will be available in a PDF format at AMS�s My Market News platform. This will allow for greater ease of data consumption, analysis, and visualization. New... (full story)



With the rise in food and transportation costs, food banks are feeling the squeeze as they work to help feed families. Ashley McCarty is the executive director of Missouri Farmers Care.  She tells Brownfield programs like the Drive to Feed Kids,... (full story)

Lean hog futures were weaker on the day, with front months leading the charge, down $3.15 to $4.00. Other contracts were down $1.10 to 2.70. The USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $119.19 in the Tuesday afternoon report, up $13.58 from the previous day’s report. The August 12th CME... (full story)

Cotton futures are trading with mixed action following the overnight session. They saw Dec up 6 cents for a brief moment on Tuesday, but contracts fell from their highs, with gains of 5 to 326 points in the new crop contracts. Deferred contracts were down 120 to 230 points on... (full story)

Bottom pickers took a chance on soybeans on Tuesday night. This morning, they are up 16 ¼ to 19 ¼ cents. Soybean futures were down 22 to 31 ¼ cents in the new crop months on Tuesday, with Nearby Sep down 39 ¾. The products provided no support, with meal... (full story)

Live cattle futures rallied 60 cents to $1.87 across the board on Tuesday, with front months leading the strength. Cash trade has been relatively quiet so far this week. The Tuesday Central Stockyards Fed Cattle Exchange auction showed no sales on 1,722 head, with bids ranging from $138-139.50 and asks... (full story)

Wheat is showing gains of 3 to 8 cents across the three classes this morning. Wheat futures settled lower across the three exchanges on Tuesday, with Chicago leading the way. The SRW contracts were down 13 to 15 cents. KC HRW futures were 11 to 14 cents lower, with MPLS... (full story)

Corn futures are trading 3 to 6 1/2 cents higher following overnight action. Corn was down 12 to 18 cents on Tuesday as crop ratings did not drop as much as expected. Long liquidation was noted in September, but overall open interest rose 1,680 contracts on a down day. Weather... (full story)

AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle August 17, 2022 Daily Import Total Sales August 16, 2022 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 2200 Compared to last week, steer calves and yearlings sold 2.00... (full story)

AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Wed. Aug 17, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)

Although shares of Bed Bath & Beyond spiked higher due to activist investor Ryan Cohen’s bullish wager, bears see a contrarian opportunity with BBBY stock. (full story)

A short straddle is an advanced options strategy used when a trader is seeking to profit from an underlying stock trading in a narrow range. To execute the strategy, a trader would sell a call and a put with the following conditions: (full story)

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