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Wheat futures are showing mixed trade on Thursday, with CBT leading the way to the upside, fractionally to 2 cents higher. KC is fractionally higher to 3 cents lower, with MPLS mostly 1 to 4 cents in the red. Some HRW areas have sustained frost dama... (full story)

Cotton futures are trading 87 to 107 points higher at midday. USDA released information on the 2019 MFP payments this year, showing a county damage based payment rate, with the initial of three payments this summer. Payments will be based on aggregat... (full story)

Soybean futures are trading 4 to 5 1/2 cents lower in the front months on Thursday. July soy meal is down 20 cents/ton, with soybean oil 48 points lower. The second round of MFP payments $16 billion, with $14.5 billion direct payments to producers. T... (full story)

Lean Hog futures are mixed at midday, with June down 27.5 cents and July up a nickel. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 2 cents from the previous day @ $84.39 on May 21. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 28 cents at $85.11 on Thursday morning. Th... (full story)

Corn futures are down 1 to 3 cents in most contracts on Thursday, following the release of the Trade Aid information. USDA reported that the trade aid for this year will be based on single county rates multiplied by aggregate acres of the 29 listed c... (full story)

Live cattle futures are anywhere from 10 cents higher to 20 cents lower in the front months at midday. Feeder cattle futures are also mixed, with expiring May up 15 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was down 9 cents to $132.16 on May 21. Wholesale ... (full story)

Corn futures are down 1 to 3 cents in most contracts on Thursday, following the release of the Trade Aid information. USDA reported that the trade aid for this year will be based on single county rates multiplied by aggregate acres of the 29 listed c... (full story)

Direct cash cattle markets are quiet. Wednesday’s trade was light to moderate in the South at $114 to $115 live, down $1 to $2 on the week, and moderate to active at in the North at mostly $184 to $185 dressed, about steady to $1 lower than... (full story)

Global risk sentiment is under pressure after PMIs echoed the trade war. Lets take a look at the need to know levels for the S&P, NQ, Crude and Gold. (full story)

Corn may top, for a dime. take the insurance. Hogs cant shake downmove, for now. Stocks crumble TSLA (full story)

The USDA has announced $16 billion will be available as a second Market Facilitation Program to farmers impacted by trade disputes with China, the European Union, and Turkey. U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the program has been redesigned to help... (full story)

USDA announced a new tariff aid plan that offers a single payment rate for all commodities. (full story)

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Corn: Corn futures are moderately higher today, with Jul up 3 cents to 3.97-1/2, Sep up 2-3/4 cents to 4.06-1/2, and new crop Dec corn is up 3 cents to 4.15-3/4. Forecasts continue to get wetter, with 2 to 4 inches of rain seen for much of Il and ... (full story)

The governors and the congressional delegations of both Missouri and Kansas are urging Ag Secretary Perdue to choose the Kansas City area for the relocation of the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture... (full story)

China bought U.S. pork and soybeans last week. The USDA says Beijing purchased 31,400 tons of pork and 71,000 tons of beans, with delivery scheduled for the current respective marketing years. Trade talks between the U.S. and China have reportedly... (full story)

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U.S.-China trade tensions appear to be on the rise again. A spokesperson for China’s Commerce Ministry says if the U.S. wants to keep negotiating on trade, it must “adjust its wrong actions—only then can talks continue”. He did not mention any U.S.... (full story)

Export sales are released today. See how our estimates compare. (full story)

Bulls in firm control. Pause just recently is not bearish. More upside likely. (full story)

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The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the self storage unit REIT CubeSmart(CUBE). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, ten used the Flipchart feature to rev... (full story)

A crop protection expert warns farmers to have a backup plan for dicamba application in this late planting season. Jeff Bunting with GROWMARK based in Illinois tells Brownfield delayed planting could put farmers up against their state’s application... (full story)

With silver prices hovering at 14.40, a lot of investors are wondering if this is the bottom.  And many seasoned watchers are wondering if the current price is now below the cost of production. You would think we could simply look at the earnings reports and all the... (full story)

After the early morning swoon yesterday, corn bulls were able to find their footing once again and brought this market back into the plus column for the close. The gap in nearby futures was left untouched, and while we await ... (full story)

The US and Canada are amending their export certificates to allow the trade of swine and pork products in the event of an African Swine Fever outbreak. USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach says trade would be allowed to continue between the two countries... (full story)

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The USDA will announce details of its new trade assistance package today. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue and other top agency officials are scheduled to hold a briefing call with reporters this morning “regarding USDA’s specific plans to support farmers... (full story)

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U.S. stock index futures are lower , as investors remain worried that the U.S.-China trade war could spiral into a technology cold war. (full story)

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Bobby Golden, Jason Bond and Trent Irby talk replant considerations in soybeans. (full story)

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China warns the US to correct wrong doings. PBOC reiterates it has the tools to keep the yuan stable. Germanys Markit PMI and IFO survey for May missexpectations. Eurozone Markit PMI also disappoints. Theresa May facing cabinet mutiny as Andrea Leadsom ... (full story)

Entomologists Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore and Don Cook join Bobby Golden to discuss snails and slugs in cotton. (full story)

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USDTRY came nicely into a projected resistance zone for wave c) of b since we noticed a bullish triangle in wave b). (full story)

China has now booked 195,000 MT of U.S. pork and shipped 73,000 MT. (full story)



South Carolina soils are old and weathered, and Clemson University researchers are working with the Richland Soil and Water District and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation […] (full story)

RH_LS795 Richmond, VA Thu May 23, 2019 VA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Virginia Feeder Cattle Summary State Graded Weighted Average for May 16-22 Sales at Blackstone, Culpeper, Front Royal, Lynchburg, Narrows, Radiant, Shenandoah and Springlake Feeder Cattle 3177 (Steers 1073; Heifers... (full story)

WH_GR310 Kearney, NE Thu May 23, 2019 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News Nebraska Hay Summary - Week Ending May 24, 2019 Compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Demand was moderate for baled hay with very good demand for alfalfa pellets. Some producers in the western... (full story)

NW_PY029 Des Moines, IA Wed. May 22, 2019 USDA Market News Daily National Young Turkey Parts ... (full story)

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