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A central Illinois farmer says his corn yields are good despite stalk quality issues this fall. Dan Farney grows soybeans and corn in Morton, Illinois. “You could walk out in the field and basically touch a stalk and it would fall over and that... (full story)


AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle November 30, 2021 Daily Import Total Sales November 29, 2021 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 3200 Compared to last week, a few sales of steer calves... (full story)


Casey Kimbrell grows several thousand of acres of corn and cotton, but he typically has no operating loan. He did not marry into money, inherited nothing beyond a story pulled from the Book of Job, and insists his escape from debt is unremarkable:... (full story)


Someone pointed out that if you jumble the letters in Omicron, it spells moronic which in part explains some of the crazy moves in oil. The perfect combination of a lightened holiday trade along with fearful headlines surrounding this Omicron variant has caused oil to have the worst month of... (full story)


Overnight corn selling has the board 5 to 7 cents lower heading into the break. Corn bounced off intra day lows but futures were still 5 3/4 to 9 3/4 cents in the red on Monday. Preliminary open interest plunged 63,981 contracts, mostly due to December options expiration but also... (full story)


Wheat markets are double digits lower to begin Tuesday’s session, with the exception of the September MPLS contract. Month end profit taking and asset allocation adjustments seem to be the main influence. Chicago futures ended Monday near their lows with 14 1/4 to 18 cent losses in the front months.... (full story)


Lean hog futures spent time on both sides of UNCH on Monday, and closed mixed. Afternoon fading pushed the Dec and Feb months back into the red, while the deferred contracts held on to 50+ cent gains. Summer ’22 futures gained triple digits on the day. USDA’s National Average Base... (full story)


Fat cattle futures traded $1.17 to $1.90 in the red on Monday, but set new contract highs before the turn south. USDA reported light $140 catch up trade in all feeding regions on Friday. Feeder cattle were $1.20 to $1.42 weaker on the day, which left Jan contracts $4.02 above... (full story)


Soybeans are down a sharp 14 cents to begin the Tuesday session, with more month end profit taking. Soy futures rallied enough to close the Friday gap, but prices ultimately closed 10 3/4 to 11 3/4 cents weaker. Preliminary open interest dropped 2,782 contracts, mostly exiting the January contract. Soymeal... (full story)


After the weakness to start the week, Tuesday’s session begins with triple digit losses. Futures are still not far from the highs of the year, and thus obvious candidates for profit taking. The in-delivery December contract went counter to the rest of the complex on Monday, after rallying from midday... (full story)


American Soybean Association Vice President Brad Doyle says farmers breathed a sigh of relief when potential changes to estate taxes were left out of the Build Back Better spending bill. Many ag groups, including ASA, have been highlighting the... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 30-NOVEMBER-2021 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AL_FV160 Lincoln County Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Lincoln County Produce... (full story)


Aquaculture continues to grow and that’s good news for US soybean growers. In this Voice of Soy, Barry McGraw founder of Airable Research Lab talks about how the rising demand for aquaculture is helping to increase demand and value of US soybeans. ... (full story)


Herbicide resistant weeds are becoming more common place for farmers and research supported by soybean growers is studying ways to mitigate their spread. Michigan State University Extension Weed Specialist Christy Sprague explains what growers can do... (full story)


Washington, DC November 30, 2021 WA_FV400 (202)365-6701 SHIPMENTS BY COMMODITIES AND ORIGINS (AMOUNTS ARE SHOWN IN 100,000 LB UNITS) ... (full story)


WA_FV456 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 WATERMELONS ... (full story)


WA_FV463 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 WATERMELONS, SEEDLESS ... (full story)


WA_FV464 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 WATERMELONS, SEEDED ... (full story)


WA_FV457 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE ... (full story)


WA_FV460 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE ... (full story)


WA_FV459 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TOMATOES, CHERRY ... (full story)


WA_FV454 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TOMATOES ... (full story)


WA_FV452 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TANGERINES ... (full story)


WA_FV453 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 TANGELOS ... (full story)


WA_FV450 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 SWEET POTATOES ... (full story)


WA_FV449 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 STRAWBERRIES ... (full story)


WA_FV448 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 SQUASH ... (full story)


WA_FV447 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 SPINACH ... (full story)


WA_FV488 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 RASPBERRIES ... (full story)


WA_FV446 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 RADISHES ... (full story)


WA_FV424 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PRUNES ... (full story)


WA_FV445 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 POTATOES ... (full story)


WA_FV443 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 POTATOES-SEED ... (full story)


WA_FV442 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 POTATOES-CHIPPER ... (full story)


WA_FV485 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 POMEGRANATES ... (full story)


WA_FV444 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PLUMS ... (full story)


WA_FV473 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PLANTAINS ... (full story)


WA_FV483 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PINEAPPLES ... (full story)


WA_FV482 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PERSIMMONS ... (full story)


WA_FV441 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PEPPERS, OTHER ... (full story)


WA_FV440 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PEPPERS, BELL TYPE ... (full story)


WA_FV439 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PEAS GREEN ... (full story)


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WA_FV479 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 30 2021 PARSLEY ... (full story)


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WA_FV436 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 23 2021 ORANGES ... (full story)


WA_FV435 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 23 2021 ONIONS GREEN ... (full story)


WA_FV434 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 23 2021 ONIONS DRY ... (full story)


WA_FV476 WASHINGTON USDA AMS NOV 23 2021 OKRA ... (full story)