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In this week's AgFax Weekend - Projected PLC Benefits | Questions for Selling Carbon Credits | and more. (full story)


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Spot quotations were 328 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)


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Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 20.5 cents per pound for the week ending April 10, down 0.6 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


Summary Last week’s storm system brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to much of the central and eastern U.S., bringing drought condition improvements to parts of the Midwest and eastern Plains. […] (full story)


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Drought expanded or intensified across much of Texas and the Dakotas since March due to increasing precipitation deficits along with periods of enhanced winds. Persistence is favored for most of […] (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 16-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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FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The cash market across the Delta was quiet as growers were consumed with planting. According to the USDA, Texas’ planting progress is a little slow this year but is still […] (full story)


On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2021 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […] (full story)


White House Releases State-by-State Fact Sheet Highlighting Infrastructure Needs The White House released State-by-State fact sheets highlighting the urgent need for infrastructure investments across the country. For each of the […] (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Apr 16, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, April 16, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs mostly steady to 15.00 higher, except at San Angelo, TX 20.00-30.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady to 20.00... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Are you looking for management practices that will increase your soybean yields? An on-farm research study has been evaluating three practices that may contribute to increased soybean yields. In 2019 […] (full story)


This is the Weekly Summary Email of the Trade Spotlight advisory service for the week ending on April 16, 2021. Open Positions Long the June 2021 Australian Dollar contract from .76675 (4/06/21). Market settled at .77345. Marked-to-market profit of $670. Working Orders Sell stop for the Australian Dollar contract at... (full story)


Cotton futures pulled back on Friday, with triple digit losses for old crop. Despite the 131 point drop for May on Friday, the contract was still 1.31 cents higher from Friday to Friday. New crop futures closed 54 to 63 points in the red, which for Dec limited the week’s... (full story)


Corn futures closed the last trading day of the week with losses. May futures ended the Friday session 4 1/2 cents in the red, which limited the week’s gain to 8 1/4 cents. The other front months closed UNCH to 3 cents weaker. The weekly CoT report showed managed money... (full story)


Old crop soybean futures were up double digits at the settle, with May closing 15 cents higher. That left May beans 30 1/4 cents higher on the week. The new crop futures closed 3 1/2 to 8 cents in the black on the last trade day of the week. Soymeal... (full story)


Front month fat cattle futures ended the last trade day of the week 45 to 87 cents in the red. April fats pulled back $2.57 from Friday to Friday, now approximately $0.15 to $1.15 discount to cash. Friday business in the WCB was light at $122. The bulk of the... (full story)


Lean hog futures bounced back from midday lows but still closed the last trade day of the week with triple digit losses. June hogs were down the most, closing $3 in the red, extending the week’s loss to $7.25. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price was $104.49 after a... (full story)


The wheat futures complex was firmly mixed at the close on Friday, with March HRW the largest mover. Front month KC wheat futures closed in the black, with 1 to 4 cent gains. May HRW ended the week 22 3/4 cents above last Friday. Chicago futures were mostly lower at... (full story)


Corn and rice growers were off to a strong start, planting 24 percent and 13 percent of total planned acreage, respectively. While the numbers were still well behind the five-year […] (full story)


The new Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center in Poinsett County is getting a $2 million boost from Greenway Equipment. Greenway executives John Conner, Jr., Chairman; Marshall Stewart, Chief Executive Officer; Steve […] (full story)


Play Turner’s Take Ag Marketing Podcast Episode 272 If you are having trouble listening to the podcast, please click here for Turner’s Take Podcast episodes! New Podcast Today we take a look at the macro market, the potential for a big summer rally in the grain markets, and why farmers... (full story)


This time of the year on the farm is always busy with planting, managing crops, getting supplies, moving tractors from field to field, troubleshooting problems, fixing equipment…..the list goes on […] (full story)


GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and ranges from just finishing pollination in some of the earliest planted fields to head emergence is some of our later planted […] (full story)


May corn futures briefly topped $6 this week. While the futures prices didn’t stay above $6 for long, the strong price signals showed up in both old crop and new crop this week. “When I think about corn, we're probably getting fairly close to the... (full story)


Western Indiana farmer Kevin Cox is trying something new on his farm this year by planting early. “Our plan going into the spring was to try to get more than 500 acres of soybeans in the ground and maybe 100 acres of corn in the ground in that... (full story)


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Southern Ohio farmer Greg Corcoran says he was able to complete fieldwork and plant some soybeans because of recent warm and dry conditions. “We were able to get most of our anhydrous on ahead of our corn, I think we’re only down to a couple... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 16-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


An official with the Kansas City Federal Reserve says banks made about 10% fewer non-real estate farm loans in the first quarter.  Economist and Vice President Nathan Kauffman tells Brownfield that’s because farmers had more income and stronger... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live on and feeder cattle ended the day lower on fund selling.  April live cattle closed $.75 lower at $120.85 and June live cattle closed $.47 lower at $119.17.  April feeder cattle closed $.42 lower at... (full story)


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A Purdue University ag economist says the development of automation in agriculture has the potential to cause an economic divide in the industry. “We’re moving into a period now where this precision agriculture technology is going to be valuable... (full story)


The National Pork Producers Council wants better access for US pork headed into Vietnam. Nick Giordano, vice president and counsel for NPPC, says there’s a lot of opportunity for the industry.  “The US has a trade imbalance with Vietnam,” he says. ... (full story)


A southwest Minnesota corn and soybean grower came close to expanding his rotation this year. Chris Hill of Brewster says he likes the idea of adding a small grain. “But for the most part we’re sticking with our same corn and soybean... (full story)


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