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Precipitation across Michigan last week helped boost moisture levels.  The U.S. Drought Monitor reports most of the state is abnormally dry with moderate drought spanning across southern regions. In its weekly crop progress report, USDA says... (full story)


Above normal temperatures and adequate moisture across most of Illinois allowed for 5% of the corn crop to be planted last week. That is compared to 1% on average the past 5 years. The USDA’s weekly crop progress and condition report also shows... (full story)


Soybeans were sharply lower on commercial and technical selling. The USDA’s supply and demand numbers last week were neutral to bearish, palm oil was lower heading into the session, and bean oil was down. China and Bangladesh both bought U.S.... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed mostly lower and feeder cattle closed mostly higher waiting for the week’s cash business to develop.  Feeders found additional support in the day’s mostly lower move in corn.  April live cattle... (full story)


The USDA says the U.S. corn planting pace is just a little bit ahead of average. As of Sunday, 4% of the crop is planted, compared to 2% a week ago and the five-year average of 3%, with most of the overall progress in southern and southeastern... (full story)


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Short Trading Videos and Futures Support and Resistance Levels 4.13.2021 (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 12, 2021 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 10.92 per cwt live, down -0.05 when compared to Friday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS902,Mon Apr 12 2021,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),,,41.00,41.00,C Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 12, 2021 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)


NW_LS901,Mon Apr 12 2021,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_LS440 Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 12, 2021 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)


May corn closed at $5.69, down 8 and 1/4 cents May soybeans closed at $13.82, down 21 cents May soybean meal closed at $401.90, up 70 cents May soybean oil closed at 51.45, down 140 points May wheat closed at $6.28, down 10 and 3/4 cents Apr. live... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 12, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $219.61 $211.07 ... (full story)


CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


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MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 12 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 11 2021 ... (full story)


A dairy economist says the latest supply and demand numbers from USDA are concerning when it comes to feed supplies. “It was not a robust as expected and there’s concern that we’re going to see much tighter feed supplies here in the U.S.” Tanner... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 12 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 09 2021 ... (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange starting the week out with strong moves following positive cash trade. April Class III milk up 18 cents at $17.86.  May up 58 cents at $19.96.  June up 57 cents at $20.02.  July 28... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 12 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 09 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: THOMASVILLE APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: THOMASVILLE APR 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI APR 09 2021 SAT APR 10 2021 ... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 09-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


No New News Prompts Old Crop Soybean Liquidation (full story)


Choosing a corn seeding rate is as much art as it is science because soil conditions and seed quality can greatly affect the outcome. The goal is to choose a […] (full story)


Pistillate Flower Abscission (PFA): For varieties susceptible to PFA (especially Tulare or Serr), apply first ReTain® spray at 30 to 40% pistillate (female) flower bloom. The percent PFA and rate of […] (full story)


Wisconsin’s top agricultural industry promoter says farmers are already working to improve the environment, but many consumers don’t know that.  Julia Nunes is the current Alice in Dairyland.  She says, “I think most people are surprised and... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO APR 12 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 11 2021 ... (full story)


Grain farmer Dean Campbell of Coulterville in southwestern Illinois tells Brownfield instead of competing with neighboring crop and livestock farmers to rent ground, he is fighting a losing battle with emerging solar farms. Rural Illinois isn’t the... (full story)


A wean-to-finish hog operation in Iowa is dealing with a regional pig shortage. Bob Hemesath of Decorah says the market is good. “But it’s been hard to find pigs. There’s been a lot of PRRS this winter and it’s really... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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