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Cotton growers, now in the midst of the harvest season, are waiting for the market to show some improvement before pricing any remaining portions of the crop. While the seesaw […] (full story)


The National Corn Growers Association’s 1st Vice President says the EPA biofuels blending proposal released Tuesday is not what they were hoping for.  John Linder tells Brownfield the EPA didn’t deliver what President Trump promised. “The... (full story)


Some Wisconsin farmers finished some fieldwork ahead of the cold and wet weekend weather.  USDA reporters say there were four days suitable for fieldwork last week.  Forty-one percent of the state reported surplus topsoil and subsoil moisture, and... (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Extension Comments Steve Dillion – Agronomist Region 14 Got some much needed rain, still very dry. Stanley Holloway […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Cotton harvest is now in full swing. Soybean […] (full story)


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)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest came to an end […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Bryce Baldridge, Lawrence County “Producers worked a late night last week to […] (full story)


Three finalists have been named for the 2019 Leopold Conservation Award in Missouri. Tom Steever spoke with Ashley McCarty, Executive Director, Missouri Farmers Care, who says what the finalists – Brinker Farms, Oetting Homestead Farms and Joshlin... (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Agent Comments Steve Rickman, Chester County Much needed rain for pastures and fall wheat. Jeff Via, Fayette County […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Comments W Bruce McLean, Horry County Beneficial rains moved through the region Sunday night. This rain should allow […] (full story)


USDNOK Found Intraday Buyers At The Blue Box Area (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Comments Ryan Brown, Meriwether County With continued dry weather, soybeans began defoliating. There were no pastures left for […] (full story)


The U.K and EU are closing in on a Brexit deal, the British Pound ripped higher. What are the levels to know? Lets take a look at the data today and whats coming down the pipeline tomorrow. As always, we breakdown the tape and cover our bias in each the Dollar, Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian. (full story)


GBPAUD : Watching for Possible Selling Opportunities (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Comments Gina Harris, Blount County Most producers will not be able to get a third cutting of hay. […] (full story)


Chinese Vipshop Stock Looking for More Recovery (full story)


Poundsterling Soars as UK and Irish Leaders Find Pathway to Brexit Deal (full story)


At 35, Bethleen McCall is a lot younger than your typical commodity farmer, but she’s a veteran when it comes to farming hemp in Colorado. McCall is president of the […] (full story)


Walmart (NYSE: WMT) Bull Run Leads the Market (full story)


Corn futures closed the Tuesday session with 2 to 4 1/2 cent losses in the front months. November Ethanol futures were down 4.2% on the day. NASS reported that 96% of the corn crop was dented by Sunday (100% normally), with 73% now mature (92% averag... (full story)


Live cattle futures were steady to 37.5 cents higher in the front months. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 55 cents lower on Tuesday. The CME Feeder Cattle index was 85 cents higher on 10/14 to $145.09. Wholesale boxed beef prices were higher on ... (full story)


Wheat futures settled Tuesday with 4 to 6 1/2 cent losses in the front months. The weekly Crop Progress report showed 94% of the spring wheat crop was harvested by 10/13, a move of just 3% on the week (we are normally complete by now). Heavy snowfall... (full story)


Cotton futures posted 53 to 119 point gains in the front months on Tuesday. The USDA Crop Progress report indicated that 87% of the US cotton crop has bolls open as of 10/13, 4% above normal. Harvest was 32% complete, which is 5% ahead of the average... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Tuesday session with 2 to 4 1/2 cent losses in the front months. November Ethanol futures were down 4.2% on the day. NASS reported that 96% of the corn crop was dented by Sunday (100% normally), with 73% now mature (92% averag... (full story)


Soybeans futures saw 5 to 6 1/2 cent losses in the front months on Turnaround Tuesday. Soybean meal was down $3.10/ton, while soy oil led the way higher, up 39 points. USDA reported a private export sale to unknown destinations for 19/20 delivery of ... (full story)


Lean Hog futures saw nearby contracts with triple digit gains, as Dec was up the limit. We will have expanded limits of $4.50 on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up an additional $0.93 to $62.11 on Oct 11. Tuesday’s USDA pork carcass cutout valu... (full story)


Palladium: Buying Elliott Wave 4 Dip in Blue Box (full story)


Can Old Crop Sustain for Now? (full story)


Soybean harvest in Illinois is more than one-quarter complete. As of Sunday, 27% of the crop was harvested up 15 percentage points from the previous week. The USDA rates Illinois soybeans 43% good to excellent. Corn harvest is not far behind... (full story)


Grain markets dipped in the red during Tuesday’s trading  session. It’s quite  a change after the markets surged higher Friday after the initial news of a phase one trade agreement between the U.S. and China. ... (full story)


Hogs limit up, Cattle hits wall (full story)


South Dakota corn is 67 percent good to excellent. The crop is 53 percent mature, well behind the 90 percent average. Five percent of South Dakota corn is harvested. Nineteen percent is normal. Soybeans are 62 percent good to excellent. Combining... (full story)


Low test weights could be a real drag on corn yields this fall. University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Dave Nicolai says premature development is likely in areas that experienced spring planting delays and a recent hard freeze. ... (full story)


Missouri corn is 92 percent mature. Forty-six percent of the crop is harvested, which is 33 percentage points behind last year. It’s 45 percent good to excellent. Sixty-nine percent of Missouri soybeans are dropping leaves – 14 percentage points... (full story)


Harvest is behind in the heart of Minnesota’s sugarbeet country. Noah Hultgren grows beets, soybeans, corn and alfalfa near Raymond in the west-central part of the state. “Our co-op just started to pull harvest last Monday and we were able... (full story)


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Harvest is about two weeks behind in Minnesota. The latest crop report from USDA shows corn harvested for grain at five percent, 17 days behind last year and 13 days behind the five-year average. Soybean harvest, at 19 percent complete, is 16... (full story)


Moderate to heavy rainfalls have slowed Arkansas’ harvest pace.  According to the latest crop report from the USDA, 51 percent of soybeans have been harvested, that’s 9 percent behind the 5-year average.  Eighty-nine percent of the... (full story)


The National Biodiesel Board is skeptical the EPA’s proposed supplemental rule will ensure that 2020 and future biomass-based diesel volume obligations are fully met. Paul Winters it the director of public affairs and federal communications... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: The corn prices sagged today with bear spreading noted as futures closed 1/4 to 4-1/2 cents lower, as Dec led today’s drop closing at 3.93-1/4, 9 cents from yesterday’s high of 4.02-1/2. New crop Dec closed 3/4 lower at 4.08-3/4... (full story)


Most producers across the state received much-needed precipitation.  Corn and soybean harvest were slowed due to the rain, and producers are still reporting above-average yields for both corn and beans.  The rain did help some pasture conditions, but... (full story)


Damaged/Lost Bushels Minus Poor Demand Equals ?????? (full story)


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Cooler, wet conditions continued in Michigan last week. Seven percent of the corn crop is harvested, and 18 percent of soybeans are harvested. Fifty-three percent of dry beans and 18 percent of sugarbeets are harvested. The corn crop is... (full story)


Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling. Beans are waiting for China to sign phase one of the trade deal and for phase two to get underway, which will probably take some time. The trade is also waiting for those rumored Chinese... (full story)


Photo courtesy UNL Nebraska’s corn harvest stood at 20 percent as of Sunday, near the 24 percent average. Soybean harvest was 28 percent complete, compared to 47 average. Sorghum harvest, at ten percent, was well behind the 26 average. Corn... (full story)


Warm, dry conditions continued in Ohio last week. Sixteen percent of the state’s corn crop and 36 percent of soybeans are harvested. Corn and soybeans are both rated 33 percent good to excellent. Continue reading 16% of Ohio corn, 36% of... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures ended the day firm ahead of widespread direct cash trade and support from higher wholesale values.  Feeder cattle closed mixed to mostly higher on spread trade.  October live cattle... (full story)


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