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After higher US CPI figures this week, investors are moving away from the USD and into metals. (full story)


Cocoa (CC) posted a 5th straight green daily candle yesterday, closing just below the psychologically key 2500 whole figure level. Significantly, any profittaking going into early next week will likely be mild as bulls increasingly join the bounce off uptrend support (on the weekly chart). (full story)


MD_DA599 Dry Products Price Summary Report 15 - Released on April 15, 2021 Prices reported below represent carlot/trucklot quantities, spray process, dollars per pound, in 50 lb. & 25 kg bags, and totes, prices are FOB unless... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 15-APR-2021 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)


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


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


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Brian Pieralisi makes a visit to the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss early-season cotton management.  Jason, Tom, and Brian discuss cotton seeding rates, plant populations, seedling disease, […] (full story)


According to a recent news release from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), pesticide applicators can now take their certification exams remotely through the Metro Institute. An emergency rule extended […] (full story)


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


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


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


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The domestic soy market continued higher on Thursday. Soybean futures closed 4 1/2 to 9 1/4 cents in the black. For the month to date May beans are still 25 3/4 cents lower, but new crop November is a penny stronger. Soymeal futures closed the Thursday session with $2.60 to... (full story)


At the close on Thursday, corn futures were mixed. Old crop prices ended the session 2 3/4 to 4 cents in the red, but May breached $6 overnight. New crop futures closed 1 to 2 1/4 cents higher. The new crop soy/corn ratio was 2.477 at the close, compared to... (full story)


Thursday was an up day for wheat. CBT futures closed the session 3 1/2 to 5 3/4 cents higher. Through the first half of the month, May SRW is up 30 3/4 cents. KC HRW futures closed the day with gains of 1 1/4 to 4 1/4 cents. May HRW... (full story)


Friday lean hog trading will have expanded limits of $4.50, after futures closed today with limit losses from May-August. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price was $1.43 higher to $102.78. WCB prices were $104.46. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 32 cents on 4/13, to $102.70. Pork... (full story)


For the 5th straight day, and a combined move of $2.15 (April), live cattle futures closed red. Losses were 40 to 50 cents, with April the weakest. There have been 35 deliveries scheduled against April cattle, with a total of 119 tendered deliveries. Cash sales for the week have been... (full story)


After firmness at midday, front month cotton futures broke to the upside and ended the Thursday session 20 to 82 points in the black. Month to date price moves in May contracts resulted in a net 427 point rally. New crop December contracts are 3.08 cents/lb stronger since the start... (full story)


This spring’s warmer than normal temperatures and good soil conditions have encouraged producers to plant more soybeans in late March and early April than in previous years. In most years, […] (full story)


Rising commodity prices offer the potential for higher revenues and greater profits. It may also bring increasing costs if prices remain at a high level. This is common with inputs […] (full story)


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


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


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the 2021-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton, which are applied to the crop loan rate to determine the per […] (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS:  Corn futures finished mixed after breaking the 6.00 mark for the first time in seven years. May reached a high of 6.01-1/2 before closing 4 cents lower at 5.90 posting a hook reversal. New crop December closed 1 higher at 5.12-1/4 after reaching a new contract high of... (full story)


The director of swine lending for Compeer Financial says feed costs are eating into pork profits. Kent Bang tells Brownfield western Corn Belt negotiated hog prices are currently in the $100 to $105 dollar range. “Very strong from a... (full story)


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Photo: South Dakota FFA; L to R: Trinity Petersen, Alexis Hughes, Paige Lehrkamp, Hadley Stiefvater, John Petersen, Tessa Erdmann Six South Dakota FFA members were elected to serve as state officers for the coming year. Tessa Erdmann of Groton,... (full story)


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NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Thu, Apr 15, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 10.92 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Wednesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


The USDA is being asked why funding for broadband expansion hasn’t been used yet.  During a House Appropriations subcommittee meeting Wednesday, Texas Republican Kay Granger from Texas says over a third of America lacks adequate broadband, and... (full story)


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A Purdue University ag economist says increased farm automation will force farm managers to become IT specialists. “Someone on the farm needs to get more knowledge about IT, information technology, in general,” Michael Langemeier said. “And more... (full story)


Oliver Sloup joined RFD-TV with his outlook on the grain and livestock markets today. As corn hovers a tad below the $6 mark, Oliver puts things into the context of the upcoming options expiration. Where's the bottom for cattle? (full story)


An extension field crop entomologist says there are a few early season insects farmers should be aware of. Ashley Dean with Iowa State University points to seed corn maggots and bean leaf beetles. “Those are kind of the things that get our... (full story)


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