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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Tariffs – Expect Price Drop | Bt Trait Resistance | and more. (full story)


SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 17-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


What will be the alternative to the USD? (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 17-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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There’s a shortage of Missouri Ag Department inspectors for dicamba damage complaints, “We have eight investigators,” says Ag Director Chris Chinn, “Right now we have three vacancies in our investigators and two support staff who support our eight... (full story)


The Thrill is Gone, so sang BB King. From an exciting 6 months with promises of greatness, the cotton market is now hanging on with all the force it can […] (full story)


Thanks to the ultimate answerer of all questions (Google) we know that “a theory is a tested, well-substantiated, unifying explanation for a set of verified, proven factors. A theory is always backed by evidence; a hypothesis is only a suggested... (full story)


Some food retailers have set standards to replace fast-growing chickens with slower growing ones in the next six years while science says that decision is less sustainable. Charlie Arnot with the Center for Food Integrity tells Brownfield the... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle future closed higher on steady cash trade and spillover support from hog futures.  Talks of repairing trade relationships in increasing hope for higher beef exports.  August live cattle closed $1.10 higher... (full story)


Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver is seeking funds for more rural water towers in his western Missouri district to address drought challenges. State Senator Denny Hoskins says he met with Cleaver to discuss the plan, “I know he met with some... (full story)


The Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Ag Committee says while farm bills are traditionally extended beyond four years, she hopes that’s not the case this fall. “It really does depend on the politics of the House or whether they’re willing to just... (full story)


We are in the middle of our stink bug month, and plenty of stink bugs are in the system. If you have cotton that has been blooming for several weeks, […] (full story)


Soybean futures rallied into the close to end the day with 4 to 5 cent losses, roughly 10 cents off their lows. Traders were taking money from this week’s 3.61% gains off the table ahead of the weekend. A little buying came late in the day on r... (full story)


Corn futures closed the day with fractional to 1 cent losses in most nearby contracts, as September was up 1.82% on the week. CFTC data on Friday showed spec traders trimming their net short position in corn futures and options by 4,743 contracts dur... (full story)


Wheat futures posted 15 to 18 1/4 cent gains in the nearby winter wheat contracts on Friday, with MPLS 10 to 12 1/4 cents higher. A weaker US dollar index, down 532 points on the day, provided support. Later in the day on Friday, Mexico’s Econo... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with gains of 75 cents to $1.60, as August was up 1.09% on the week. Feeder cattle futures were up 67.5 cents to $1.70. The CME feeder cattle index was down 70 cents from the previous day at $149.59. Whole... (full story)


Lean hog futures saw another round of sharp gains on Friday, with most contracts up triple digits. Nearby Oct used some of the expanded limits on Friday to end the week with 14.51% gains. African Swine Flu rolling through the Chinese hog herd is help... (full story)


Cotton futures settled the Friday session with most contracts down 30 to 41 points. A weaker dollar helped to limit losses in the cotton. December was down 4.51% over the course of the week. As of last Tuesday, spec funds in cotton futures and option... (full story)


Corn futures closed the day with fractional to 1 cent losses in most nearby contracts, as September was up 1.82% on the week. CFTC data on Friday showed spec traders trimming their net short position in corn futures and options by 4,743 contracts dur... (full story)


Michigan State University Diagnostic Services has confirmed the first case of potato late blight of the season. The disease was found in a field in Michigan’s most southeastern county, Monroe. Michigan State University has been warning growers of... (full story)


Wheat's rally and the future ramifications (full story)


BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Fri Aug 17, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Friday, August 17, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices not... (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Fri Aug 17, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


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Soybeans were modestly lower on profit taking and technical selling, with the most active months posting more than $.30 week to week gains. Contracts gave back part of Thursday’s gains, which were inspired by expectations for trade talks with China.... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures traded in negative territory most of the day. Sep corn settled 1 cent down to 3.64-1/4, while Dec was down 1 to 3.78-3/4. For the week, Sep corn futures gained 6-1/2 cents, while Dec posted a 7-cent gain. For the majorit... (full story)


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GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Fri, Aug 17, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.3725-3.5325 DN 3-DN 2 ... (full story)


Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about soybean looper management. (full story)


Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center sit down to visit with Dr. Steve […] (full story)


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USDA’s $12 billion program of assistance to U.S. farms to address economic loss from President Trump’s use of tariffs to impact trade policy consists of: approximately $7-$8 billion in cash […] (full story)


Mississippi growers will produce about 20 percent more rice this year, mostly thanks to additional acres planted over 2017’s total. Larry Falconer, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension […] (full story)


The ethanol industry is considering a significant change to what they want consumers to see at the pump. During the American Coalition for Ethanol conference in Minneapolis, ACE senior vice president Ron Lamberty says stakeholders looked at the... (full story)


Cash Market Thai rice prices are holding steady at $402 MT for White 5%. Vietnam is $2 below that and India is at $397 MT. The international markets are firm, […] (full story)


SJ_GR850 St. Joseph, MO Fri, Aug 17, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Daily National Grain Market Summary Compared to yesterday, cash bids for wheat were higher, corn and soybeans were mixed, and sorghum was lower. While there is expected to be a larger amount of old-crop... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 17-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


JC_GR111 Jefferson City, MO Fri Aug 17, 2018 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News St. Louis Daily Grain Prices Terminal Prices, unless otherwise noted Basis Change Cash Bids Change US 2 Soft Red Winter Wheat -9U 0U dn 4... (full story)


Unforeseen events and comments affecting prices. (full story)


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SA_LS855` San Angelo, TX Fri Aug 17, 2018 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, August 17, 2018 ` Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs under 70 lbs were mostly steady, heavier weights were firm to 15.00 higher. This was a result of the... (full story)


JC_GR110 Jefferson City, MO Fri Aug 17, 2018 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Missouri Grain Cash Bids Paid to Producers, dollars per bushel (Grain Sorghum per hundred) Daily Trends: Soybeans .04 to .05 lower, Wheat .14 to .29 higher, Corn unch to .01 lower, Sorghum... (full story)