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It seems that whenever you are reaching close to a culmination of a move, people seem to come up with more and more news, often time stretching reality a bit in the process, to justify price action. When you are close to a peak during a drought year... (full story)


Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)


Unicorns and Fairies? (full story)


Gold is setting up and this article outlines how the write previously indicated it. (full story)


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Trade was mixed to start the day’s session, but is now under pressure across the board. Much of what we are seeing is simple technical positioning and consolidation. Funds are generating significant revenue from their short positions which is p... (full story)


Hopefully, planting proceeds quickly as weather forecasts suggest drying weather this week. Using up-to-date prices, we take one more look at 2019 corn and soybean budgets before planting commences. Not […] (full story)


U.S. stock index futures are mixed today after the S&P 500 and NASDAQ cash indexes closed at record highs yesterday. (full story)


Here is a quick 4-minute video on what cattle and hogs may do in the coming days. (full story)


Weak Australian Q1 CPI sees AUD plunge lower. RBA rate cut speculation increases. Bank of Canada expected to hold rates steady at 10amET. Press conference at 11:15amET. USDCAD breaks higher out of 6-week triangular consolidation. Crude oil prices backing off a tad after bearish API... (full story)


Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Nicole Heslip will be on the ground in Hopkins, MI May 15 for Find Your Path Ag Career Night presented by Hopkins FFA. Continue reading Find Your Path Ag Career Night presented by Hopkins FFA at Brownfield Ag News. ... (full story)


On April 30 Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Nicole Heslip will be on the ground in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the 25th Annual National Workshop for Dairy Economists and Policy Analysts. Continue reading 25th Annual National Workshop for Dairy... (full story)


And with the fed funds rate at an 11 year high that means... (full story)


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Weeds are becoming more difficult to control every year and being armed with a system that can control weeds and help farmers maximize their return on investment. In this Managing for Profit, Ryan Rubischko dicamba portfolio lead for Bayer, talks... (full story)


Educators and agribusiness leaders are addressing the industry’s workforce challenges. The commercial talent development leader with Corteva AgriScience says labor shortages in agriculture must be addressed. If they’re not, Drew Ratterman says... (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Coleman will hold the Coleman County Field Crop Program May 7 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 500 W. Live […] (full story)


Awooga! (full story)


Wheat futures are 1 to 3 cents lower in the winter wheat markets after seeing most contracts steady to 3 1/2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. Minneapolis spring wheat futures are 1 to 2 cents higher ahead of the Stats Canada acreage report (expect... (full story)


Corn futures are trading fractionally higher this morning. They settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted new life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended Tuesday with most contracts steady to 57.5 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures got some help from lower corn, with marginal gains in most contracts and nearby May down $1.175. The CME feeder cattle index was down 13 cents to ... (full story)


Corn futures are trading fractionally higher this morning. They settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted new life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts... (full story)


Lean Hog futures closed the Tuesday session with most 2019 contracts steady to $1.40 lower. Preliminary open interest rose 2500 contracts. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 52 cents from the previous day @ $81.54 on April 19. The USDA pork carcas... (full story)


Cotton futures are trading 23 to 35 lower this morning, ignoring the October contract with its single overnight trade. They were down 37 to 62 points in most front months on Tuesday, with pressure coming from strength in the US dollar. Planting progr... (full story)


Soybean futures are mostly 2 to 2 1/2 cents higher this morning. They posted 13 to 15 1/4 cent losses on Tuesday, hitting new 2019 lows on the continious front month chart. Preliminary open interest shows net new selling of a modest 8,770 contracts. ... (full story)


Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Soybeans Higher, Wheat Lower in Overnight Trading Soybeans were slightly higher on optimism about trade between the U.S. and China while wheat was lower on lofty crop ratings. Two... (full story)


We give you a preview of our commodities playbook today (full story)


GOLD ( $XAUUSD ) Incomplete Bearish Sequences Calling The Decline (full story)


We'll be keeping an eye on the spread between May and July Corn. (full story)


Yesterday the markets were propelled by good economic news. Today there is none. What impact will that have on the markets? Read on to learn more... (full story)


What Will it Take to Stabilize Markets? (full story)


Natural Gas (NG) slid more than 2% yesterday, breaking back below the psychologically key 2.5 whole figure level. NG was rejected yesterday at descending wedge resistance (on the 4hr chart), and is now testing wedge support. Significantly, NG remains just below prior horizontal support (on the... (full story)


Amazon (AMZN) rally from April 15 low looks impulsive and can extend higher. This video looks at the short term Elliott Wave path for the stock. (full story)


The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is doing unwanted pesticide collection events at several sites in the state. Tom Steever spoke to the DNR’s CJ Plassmeyer, who says the free events result in a safer environment. To find out more,... (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)


There was an old rule back in the day that you had to wait until after April 20 to start planting cotton in Virginia and bordering North Carolina counties.  There […] (full story)


In this episode, Dr. Scott Stewart covers control options for thrips, plus outlines a useful thrips risk monitoring tool. (full story)


Adverse conditions are causing many corn stand establishment issues this spring. Most issues are resulting from plantings which were planted in late March and early April prior to heavy rainfall […] (full story)


Recent news developments point to a potential timeline for ongoing U.S., China trade negotiations.  More narrowly, articles have also discussed agricultural variables that have arisen in the talks; and as […] (full story)


Mississippi State University agricultural leaders looked far and wide to find a new specialist to guide farmers with irrigation concerns. Drew Gholson started April 1 as an assistant professor and […] (full story)


Corn futures settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts of the Corn Belt. Spillover from soybeans was also see... (full story)


Lean Hog futures closed the Tuesday session with most 2019 contracts steady to $1.40 lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 52 cents from the previous day @ $81.54 on April 19. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $1.06 higher in the Tuesday ... (full story)


Soybean futures posted 13 to 15 1/4 cent losses on Tuesday, hitting new 2019 lows on the continious front month chart. Meal futures were $1.50/ton lower, May soy oil down 64 points, weakening product values. Argentina’s soybean harvest is now t... (full story)


Cotton futures were down 37 to 62 points in most front months on Tuesday, with pressure coming from strength in the US dollar. Planting progress in TX was reported at 12% as of Sunday, 1% faster than average, with GA @ 6% planted. China is selling ne... (full story)


Wheat futures saw most contracts steady to 3 1/2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. Individual state winter wheat condition ratings from Monday showed KS down 4 points, with OK, IL, and IN also seen lower. The spring wheat crop has yet to be planted... (full story)


Corn futures settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts of the Corn Belt. Spillover from soybeans was also see... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the day with most contracts steady to 57.5 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures got some help from corn, with marginal gains in most contracts and nearby May down $1.175. The CME feeder cattle index was down 13 cents to $145.8... (full story)


Forage-producing areas of the state appear to be experiencing a bumper crop of weeds. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, Overton, said hay producers across the […] (full story)


Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)


The Market Facilitation Program (MFP) provides direct payments to help corn, cotton, sorghum, soybean, wheat, dairy, hog, shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries producers who have been directly impacted by […] (full story)


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