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How large can corn be before glyphosate could potentially cause injury? The glyphosate label states it can be applied up through the V8 corn growth stage. (full story)


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  Market Watch with Alan Brugler May 20, 2022 Sanity I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.   Edger Allan Poe You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.  Charles Manson This... (full story)


Friday’s trading pulled cotton futures back 278 to 543 points after Thursday’s triple digit bounce. The old crop July contract was the weakest on the day, but held above the Thursday low. July cotton went home 293 points under last Friday’s settle, and December was 281 points lower wk/wk. CFTC... (full story)


Fat cattle prices ended the day with a 7 cent gain in June to 42 to 57 cent losses in the other nearbys. The spot futures price to Feb ’23 stayed near a $19 deferred premium at the close. Feeder cattle futures went into the weekend 62 cents to $1.27... (full story)


Following the mid/late April to mid May weakness, lean hogs have bounced back more than $10 with another $1.10 to $3.57 of that coming on Friday’s trade. The National Average Base Hog price for Friday was $110.15 after a $1.18 slide. CME’s Lean Hog Index for 5/18 was $100.37, up... (full story)


Afternoon position squaring pulled corn prices off their daily lows, but the board still went home 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cents in the red. The July/Dec spread tightened slightly to 43 3/4 cents. USDA reported the weekly average corn oil cash price as between 80.88 cents and 82.14 cents... (full story)


The last trade day of the week moved soybean futures 6 3/4 to 14 3/4 cents higher. Old crop prices led the way, widening the nearby premium to $1.83 from July to Nov. Soymeal futures went home $2.50 to $4.60 higher on the day.BO prices also squared up for the... (full story)


Wheats fell double digits for the third session in a row, after the July contracts printed new highs on Tuesday. Chicago wheat closed 26 1/4 to 31 3/4 cents lower on the day, with July ending the session 8 3/4 cents under last Friday’s settle. KC wheat markets were 38... (full story)


In tonight’s evening edition, read about farmland values, drought conditions across the Corn Belt, and John Deere’s agreement to sell a revolutionary baler. Farmland Values A Federal Reserve report this week stated, "Similar to the previous... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures closed lower for the fourth session in a row, with July losing 4-1/2 cents to close at 7.78-3/4 and... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri May 20, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, May 20, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold 10.00-40.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly weak to 20.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins and fleshy... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


In my opinion,  the fat market appears divided into two camps.  Those being, ample inventory to work through into August, and dwindling supplies afterwards.  The futures markets appear priced accordingly to the perceived fundamental environment.  (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, a strong cold front extends from the upper Great Lakes region into the lower Missouri Valley, preceded and accompanied by showers and thunderstorms.  The rain is slowing corn and soybean planting activities, which had been... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly lower and feeders were lower ahead of Friday’s On Feed numbers, which will likely be considered bearish in the near-term.  June lives closed $.07 higher at $131.57 and August lives... (full story)


Drought conditions in New Zealand are impacting milk production.  USDA’s Foreign Ag Service says dryness in key producing areas, high feed prices, a smaller herd, and labor shortages all contributed to a 6% drop in first-quarter milk production since... (full story)


An ag economist says supplies of cattle could get very tight in the next couple of years. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says the industry continues to pull cattle forward, leading to more head on feed and placed into feedlots, “By and large,... (full story)


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Two US Senators want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate potential price fixing in the beef industry. The bipartisan resolution, introduced by Senators Mike Rounds (R) of South Dakota and Elizabeth Warren (D) of Massachusetts, would direct... (full story)


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Farmers are evaluating stands as newly planted crops emerge. University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist Bruce Potter expects early season insect pressure. “Right now if you’ve got corn emerged or even... (full story)


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PHOTO: Alice in Dairyland Finalists L-R Charitee Seebecker, Amber Cafferty, Amelia Hayden, 74th Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes, Taylor Schaefer, Samantha Schuessler, Courtney Moser Wisconsin will have a new Alice in Dairyland Saturday night... (full story)


Milk prices are at near to record highs in the U.S. so far in 2022 and with milk futures in the mid-20s per hundred weight it looks like it could stay that way for a while.   The market is being driven by strong demand, but also tight milk... (full story)


A southeast Iowa farmer says he made the most of a small planting window this year. Mark Jackson grows corn and soybeans in Mahaska County and tells Brownfield conditions didn’t become fit until the second week of May. “Changed the oil a... (full story)


NW_LS410 ***Corrected Report*** Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => *$229.25*... (full story)


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A recent survey has found that feeing stressed is all too common in 2022 and some consumers are turning to diet and nutrition to help manage it. Ali Webster, director of research and nutrition communications with the International Food Information... (full story)


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WASHINGTON, DC 20-MAY-2022 WA_FV103 ... (full story)


The Chart of the Day shows the percentage of stocks trading below their 50 and 200 day moving averages plus the Trend Spotter ---- Make your own conclusions but I don't see the bottom yet. Percentage of stocks trading below their moving averages (full story)


NW_LS902,Fri May 20 2022,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow <.15% CAF... (full story)


NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 5/20/2022 was estimated at 5.64 per cwt live, up 0.15 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL U.S. CALCULATIONS... (full story)


NW_LS444 Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW) The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the week ended 5/20/2022 was estimated at 13.10 per cwt live, up 0.31 from last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE... (full story)


NW_LS901,Fri May 20 2022,USDA Market News,,, BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN - LDS - PRICE RANGE - WTD AVG ---------,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean export,,,,, Beef Feet nails off skin on,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70%... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 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 13.46 per cwt live, up 0.11 when compared to Thursday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Fri, May 20, 2022 USDA Market News USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated) as of 3:00 PM. TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD Lds Price Range Wtd Avg INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL ... (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Jul. corn closed at $7.78 and 3/4, down 4 and 1/2 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $17.05 and 1/4, up 14 and 3/4 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $429.90, up $4.60 Jul. soybean oil closed at 80.93, up 140 points Jul. wheat closed at $11.68 and 3/4,... (full story)


The stock market is facing losses not seen in two decades. Meanwhile the grain markets continue to find strength. Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group , shares perspective on what farmers should understand. July corn prices were down 2¢ and... (full story)


GL_LS850 Greeley, CO Fri May 20, 2022 USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News National Wool Review Domestic wool trading on a clean basis had 206,129 pounds of confirmed trades reported this week. Prices reflect trades FOB warehouse in original bag or square pack, bellies out, some... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri May 20, 2022 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, May 20, 2022 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally 3.00 higher on comparable purchases. Negotiated Purchases:This... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri May 20, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 5/20/2022 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


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