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DTN writer Russ Quinn reported this week that, “Retail fertilizer prices continue to be mostly higher the second week of January 2022, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. However, for the […] (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


In my opinion, factors formed the past couple of weeks, and still forming, have created an outcrop on the wall of worry. (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler January 21, 2022 The Monster Is Loose Musician Meat Loaf passed away this week at age 74.  His ninth studio album was titled Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose , notable not only for the title track... (full story)


At the end of the week, the headlines kept rolling in. In case you missed it, we’ve rounded up some of the most recent news to keep you informed. Agriculture Industry News China agreed to increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 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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1) Position valuation spreadsheet, settlement 21 January 2022 Profit = net change on the day for that positionTotal profit = total open trade equity for the position 2) Position update 20 January 2022 Rolling down hedges tonight in indices to protect gains All other positions were maintained Previous days are... (full story)


Sometimes you’d like the s**t to stop hitting the fan just long enough to get cleaned up, but you can’t get a break. Like when you’re in the middle of […] (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Chicago wheat futures were the weakest in the domestic markets’ pullback into the weekend. At the close, SRW futures were 0.6% to 1.3% in the red and March was down by double digits. March SRW was still 5.2% higher from Friday to Friday. HRW futures closed 0.3% to 0.44% weaker... (full story)


Friday’s session ended the week with $0.40 to $1.07 losses in front month cattle futures. For the week, Feb fats were only a nickel weaker. USDA reported the bulk of cash sales were at $137 for the week, though there was some light activity at $136 earlier and a few... (full story)


Hog futures ended the Friday session $0.60 to $1.27 higher with Feb up the most. From Friday to Friday Feb hog futures were 6.5% higher and trading at 3-month highs. The other front months set new contract highs during the week. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for Friday was... (full story)


Cotton prices closed the last trading session of the week 143 to 212 points in the red. Earlier in the session, prices had rallied by more than a penny to close their overnight gap. For the week, March cotton was 0.88% higher. New crop cotton futures were also 4 to... (full story)


After rallying sharply on Wednesday and Thursday, soybeans eased back 10 3/4 to 11 1/2 cents on the week’s final trading day. For the March contract, that capped the week’s gain @ 3.25%. Soymeal futures were $6.40 to $8.10 in the red on Friday, that completed the week with a... (full story)


Friday’s corn market ended with futures 2 to 5 1/4 cents in the black. The March contract completed the week with a 3.35% gain. USDA reported the week’s average cash corn oil price ranged from 62.5 cents to 64.38 cents regionally. That was between a 70 point and a 158... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, Jan 21, 2022 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally 2.00-3.00 lower on a test of comparable... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 1/21/2022 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


My article today will be very short and to the point. One of the most asked questions I see everywhere is: How do we know if we are in a bear market? My answer is very simple: YES we are! My favorite optimism/pessimism indicator is how many stocks are trading... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, January 21, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly steady to 15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 15.00 higher. No comparison on... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures ended the session gaining 5-1/4 in Mar and 3 cents in Dec. For the week, Mar gained 20 cents... (full story)


The surest way to reduce the risk of diseases carried over in trays is to purchase new trays each season. Previously used trays, which may be contaminated with pathogens, should […] (full story)


Tim Trotter moved from Executive Director to CEO of the two dairy organizations earlier this month. In this Brownfield interview, Trotter explains why the changes took place, and he discusses other issues important to the dairy industry and his... (full story)


Farmland values are up 35% in the Grain Belt and an ag real estate expert says that’s pricing young and new farmers out of the market. Randy Dickhut with Farmers National Company says it’s historically been a problem for beginning farmers to buy... (full story)


The trade organization representing biodiesel and now renewable diesel and sustainable aviation is celebrating 30 years. Clean Fuels Alliance America, formerly National Biodiesel Board, is celebrating milestones from the past three decades and... (full story)


China came in with some purchases of soybeans and corn this week, and the news sent prices soaring mid-week. The export interest comes as the Biden administration says it will hold China accountable for falling short in its Phase One agricultural... (full story)


Join OSU Extension at the Allen County Fairgrounds, in Lima, Ohio, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. for the Allen County Ag Outlook and Agronomy Day. The […] (full story)


A central Illinois farmer says the midterm elections could impact the 2023 Farm Bill process. Rob Shaffer raises soybeans, corn, and Angus cattle. “Farm Bill hearings are starting already, but it’s hard to start talking Farm Bill and who’s going... (full story)


Using proven production practices to fight disease in the field, Georgia farmers produce half the peanuts grown in the U.S. each year. Modern peanut varieties carry few genetic defenses against […] (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly lower and feeder cattle were lower ahead of Friday’s On Feed numbers, which were bearish for markets.  February live cattle closed $.40 lower at $137.92 and April lives were $1.07 lower at... (full story)


Bayer has had several researchers begin the process of its new Testing4Ag program to submit novel crop protection compounds. Phil Taylor, Bayer’s open innovation lead for research and development, tells Brownfield Ag News, “Even though we’ve got... (full story)


This is a presentation summary from the 2021 virtual Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES). A video of the webinar and PowerPoint Slides (PDF) are available here. Corn and soybean prices have […] (full story)


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