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The first western bean cutworm moths (Figure 1) were captured in University of Nebraska-Lincoln black light traps June 27 at Clay Center, June 28 at North Platte, and July 3 at Concord. […] (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 16-JULY-2018 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 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.08%) this morning are up +0.02% and European stocks are down -0.11%. Sep E-mine S&Ps posted a new 4-month high in overnight trade on strength in bank stocks. Bank of America is up 2% in pre-mark... (full story)


Metals this morning are mixed with Aug gold +2.9 (+0.23%), Sep silver +0.015 (+0.09%), and Sep copper -0.019 (-0.68%). Friday's closes: Aug gold -5.40 (-0.43%), Sep silver -0.162 (-1.01%), Sep copper -0.0015 (-0.05%). Metals on Friday closed lower ... (full story)


Grains this morning are weaker: Dec corn -1.50 (-0.42%), Nov soybeans -3.00 (-0.36%), Sep wheat -3.50 (-0.70%). Grain prices on Friday settled mixed with Nov soybeans at a new contract low: Dec corn -4.50 (-1.25%), Nov soybeans -15.00 (-1.77%), Sep w... (full story)


Sep S&P 500 E-minis this morning are up +0.50 points (+0.02%) at a new 4-month high. Friday's closes: S&P 500 +0.11%, Dow Jones +0.38%, Nasdaq 100 +0.13%. The S&P 500 on Friday rallied to a 5-1/2 month high and closed higher on strength in technolo... (full story)


Aug WTI crude oil prices this morning are down -$1.15 a barrel (-1.62%) and Aug gasoline is -3.43 (-1.63%). Friday's closes: Aug crude +0.68 (+0.97%), Aug gasoline +3.50 (+1.69%). Aug crude oil and gasoline on Friday closed higher on the rally in the... (full story)


Key news today includes: (1) Jun retail sales (expected +0.5% and +0.3% ex autos, May +0.8% and +0.9% ex autos), (2) Jul Empire manufacturing index (expected -4.0 to 21.0, Jun +4.9 to 25.0), (3) May business inventories (expected +0.4%, Apr +0.3%), (... (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are up +0.02% and European stocks are down -0.11%. Sep E-mine S&Ps posted a new 4-month high in overnight trade on strength in bank stocks. Bank of America is up 2% in pre-market trading after it reported Q2 adjusted EPS ... (full story)


Softs this morning are mixed with Oct sugar -0.01 (-0.09%), Sep coffee -0.55 (-0.50%), Sep cocoa +32 (+1.27%) and Dec cotton +0.44 (+0.50%). Softs on Friday settled mixed: Oct sugar -0.12 (-1.08%), Sep coffee -1.65 (-1.48%), Sep cocoa +28 (+1.13%), D... (full story)


Grains this morning are weaker: Dec corn -1.50 (-0.42%), Nov soybeans -3.00 (-0.36%), Sep wheat -3.50 (-0.70%). Grain prices on Friday settled mixed with Nov soybeans at a new contract low: Dec corn -4.50 (-1.25%), Nov soybeans -15.00 (-1.77%), Sep w... (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are up +0.02% and European stocks are down -0.11%. Sep E-mine S&Ps posted a new 4-month high in overnight trade on strength in bank stocks. Bank of America is up 2% in pre-market trading after it reported Q2 adjusted EPS ... (full story)


The dollar index this morning is down -0.199 (-0.21%), EUR/USD is up +0.0036 (+0.31%) and USD/JPY is down -0,05 (-0.04%). Friday's closes: Dollar Index -0.054 (-0.06%), EUR/USD +0.0013 (+0.11%), USD/JPY -0.17 (-0.15%). The dollar index on Friday cl... (full story)


Sep 10-year T-notes this morning are down -1 tick. Friday's closes: TYU8 +6.50, FVU8 +4.75. Sep 10-year T-notes on Friday closed higher on the Fed's semi-annual report to Congress that pledged a gradual pace of interest rate increases. T-note pric... (full story)


A recent Food and Drug Administration hearing on lab-produced meat may have been the first volley in a potential “turf war” over regulation of the new technology. Danielle Beck of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association , who attended the... (full story)


Big Yields, No Demand, What Else? (full story)


CW_LS141 Charleston, WV Mon Jul 16, 2018 USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News Cattlemen's Livestock Auction, Caldwell, WV Weighted Average Report for Friday Jul 13, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 188 Last week: Last year: Slaughter cows made up 47 percent of the... (full story)


Farmers should make sure fertilizer spreaders are maintained correctly so that the amount of fertilizer applied is consistent and accurately placed.  Poorly adjusted spreaders result in lost corn yield, according to Peter Scharf, nutrient management... (full story)


Even though it was Friday the 13th the markets moved Higher this past Friday. Will that continue today? Read on to learn more... (full story)


As earnings season unofficially kicked off in the US on Friday, Wall Street managed to close the week higher. The Dow closed above 25,000, whilst logging its best week since early June. The positive US session spanned across the weekend leading to a stronger start in Asia on Monday. The gains in... (full story)


The AUDUSD is edging higher in today's Asia morning after Friday's daily Hammer, continuing to make efforts to reverse higher within the 6 month downchannel (on the weekly chart). A decisive green weekly candle this week following last week's weekly Doji would likely... (full story)


Over the past 4+ months, many emerging markets have come under pressure but something new appears to be on the horizon. (full story)


AUDUSD is trading lower this year, and it took out an important trendline support and moved slightly below former wave 4) level as well. (full story)


The pair looks to extend its weakness after selling off on Wednesday. (full story)


Markets on hold (full story)


Brownfield’s Julie Harker will be on the ground fore the Missouri state Women in Ag conference in Cape Girardeau, MO September 17 – 19.   Continue reading Missouri state Women in Ag conference at Brownfield Ag News.   ... (full story)


5KT_LS152 Albany, NY Wed Jul 11, 2018 USDA - Cornell University Finger Lakes Livestock Auction - Canandaigua, NY Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Wednesday, July 11, 2018 *** Next... (full story)


NV_LS144 Nashville, TN Sat Jul 14, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Smith County Commission Co., Carthage, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jul 14, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 1030 Last week: 867 Last year: 1014 Compared to same sale last week, Slaughter cows... (full story)


On our radar to kick off the week. (full story)


SV_LS146 Frankfort, KY Sat July 14, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Lake Cumberland Livestock, Somerset, KY Weighted Average Report for Saturday July 14, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 1205 Last week: 514 Last year: 736 Compared last week: Feeders steer and heifer... (full story)


There are few notable changes in speculator positions according to the latest Commitments of Traders Report. The build-up in long US dollar positions has slowed this week, relative to the significant growth we saw in recent history. This being said, speculators continued to buy the US dollar this... (full story)


Financial experts continue to state that the markets are going to crash, even though their record since this bull market started back in 2009 has been dismal to the say the least. To complicate matters, some of these same experts suddenly jump ship and start to paint a bullish picture until the... (full story)


NV_LS161 Nashville, TN Sat Jul 14, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Farmers Livestock, Greeneville, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jul 14, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 977 Last week: no sale Last year: 916 No comparisons available due to no sale last... (full story)


The upside price moves recently in the US Equities markets have been dramatic. While many people believe the US Equity markets are overvalued and setting up for a top, we believe just the opposite (full story)


How often a third hull split application might be made is an unknown. But after heavy NOW damage in places last year, at least some third sprays seem likely. (full story)


NV_LS141 Nashville, TN Sat Jul 14, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Crossville Stockyard, Crossville, TN Weighted Average Report for Saturday Jul 14, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 517 Last week: 414 Last year: 451 Compared to last week, Feeder Steers steady to 4.00... (full story)


WH_LS758 Kearney, NE Sat Jul 14, 2018 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News Ericson, NE - Ericson Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 07/14/2018 Receipts: 4858 Last Week: 0 Year Ago: 0 First reported sale in recent weeks a trend is not applicable.... (full story)


SV_LS144 Frankfort, KY Sat Jul 14, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Bluegrass Stockyards - Campbellsville, KY (Sat.) Weighted Average Report for 07/14/2018 Receipts: 463 Last Week: 307 Year Ago: 474 Week Total:853 Compared to last week : Feeder steers sold... (full story)


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SV_LS172 Frankfort, KY Fri July 13, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Blue Grass of Richmond Richmond, Ky. Cattle weighed at time of sale Weighted Average Report for 7/13/2018 Receipts: 1361 Last Week: 307 Year Ago: 633 Compared to last Friday: No trend due to... (full story)


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SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 13-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)