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NW_LS720 Des Moines, IA Wednesday, June 16, 2021 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Weekly Estimated Average Weight of Barrows & Gilts for W/E 6/12/2021 Iowa-Southern Minnesota-South Dakota Direct Hog Reporting Area Week Ending Head Count ... (full story)


Yesterday the markets traded Mixed. What will they do today? (full story)


Silver (SI) is forming a daily Doji and a weekly Hammer/Doji ahead of today's highly anticipated FOMC/Fed rate announcement at 2pm EST. Significantly, SI has been consolidating for 5 plus weeks just below triangle/wedge resistance (on the weekly chart) connecting the 2020 high to the February and May highs. (full story)


The drought situation in Kansas looks much different than it did a year ago when 62% of the state was abnormally dry, or worse, and some areas recorded extreme drought. Now, according to the most recent drought monitor maps, just 3% of the state... (full story)


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"Waiting for the other shoe to drop" (full story)


SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Jun 15, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs steady; slaughter ewes firm. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 5.00-10.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady; feeder... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


For many land owners, estate planning doesn’t come soon enough. Connie Haden, attorney, encourages farmers and ranchers to develop and implement a succession plan as soon as possible for their agricultural operations. She says not doing so can... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7205 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Middle of the month and middle of the year, packers finally paid a higher price. (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Glyphosate has taken some beatings in the courts lately. Still, there’s some good news coming out about glyphosate in the European Union (EU), say Bayer officials.    In the EU, all approved pesticide active ingredients undergo routine scientific... (full story)


General Status This week our producers and associated industries are trying to see just how much we can do at the same time with the least amount of sleep. We […] (full story)


Turnaround Tuesday in cotton left prices 33 points higher in old crop and 54 to 73 points higher for new crop contracts.  NOAA’s 7day QPF calls for heavy rain in the Delta accumulating over the next week due to a tropical storm. The Southern coast can get up to 10”... (full story)


Lean hog futures past July were $0.10 to $1.75 weaker on Tuesday. July contracts were up 27 cents on the day reflecting higher cash prices, though futures are at a discount after June rolled off the board. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Tuesday afternoon was $122.72, after a $5.83... (full story)


An afternoon buy back in nearby July left the board mixed on Tuesday. July corn futures rallied 20 3/4 cents off the low to close in the black. New crop futures ended the +10 cents off the lows as well, but still 6 3/4 cents to 7 1/2 cents in... (full story)


At the Tuesday close front month cattle futures were $0.50 to $2.62 stronger. June fats were up $1.85, approaching the cash market price level. There were still no deliveries reported through June 14; The oldest long is dated 12/18 of 2020. Some cash sales were reported at $122 on Tuesday... (full story)


Soybean futures closed with double digit new crop losses on Tuesday. July beans were 6 1/2 cents lower at the close, widening the inverse to Nov to 92 1/4 cents. Soymeal prices closed $1.50 to $3.70/ton lower, with Sept prices the weakest of the front months. BO futures gave back... (full story)


At the close for the Tuesday session, wheat futures were mixed. Winter wheat prices were down by double digits, led by 2.1% to 2.4% drops in KC HRW. CBT SRW futures ended the session 1.8% to 2% weaker. cmdtyView data shows the midday spot cash HRW/corn spread favors corn by... (full story)


GENERAL Dry and warmer weather is finally moved into the area during the middle of this past week and has allowed for wheat harvest to ramp up and cotton growth. […] (full story)


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General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […] (full story)


Tariffs on products including agricultural goods stemming from the 17-year-old Airbus and Boeing dispute are being lifted as part of a new framework negotiated this week by the US and European Union. Greta Peisch is General Counsel for the U.S.... (full story)


All 87 counties of Minnesota are suffering from drought stress, according to the June 8 drought monitor map. Severe drought was noted in 7 counties, covering about 2% of the state. At 44%, moderate drought covers most of the southern half of the... (full story)


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The Barchart Chart of the Day  belongs to the software company Bentley Systems (NASDAQ: BSY ).   I sorted Barchart's All Time High list first by the highest number of New Highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart function to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled... (full story)


Sponsored by Pivot Bio PROVEN Outside of the Deep South, significant rain will be scarce during the next 5 days, with 1-inch totals largely limited to scattered locations across the Midwest and Northeast. In fact, completely dry weather will... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Hogs hold support, Cattle markets surge (full story)


Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA is working to help correct the imbalance in the cattle markets by first starting the process to strengthen enforcement in the Packers and Stockyards Act. Vilsack told Senate Appropriations Committee members Tuesday... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day higher, watching corn and direct business develop  June live cattle closed $1.85 higher at $121.22 and August live cattle closed $2.62 higher at $123.90.  August... (full story)