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March rainfall in Illinois ranged from normal to a couple of inches above normal, but the last week of March and first week of April have been relatively dry, and […] (full story)

The downtrend may be expected to continue, while pair is trading below resistance level 2680.50, which will be followed by reaching support level 2620.50 and if it keeps on moving down below that level, we may expect the pair to reach support level 2575.25 (full story)

An uptrend will start as soon, as the pair rises above resistance level 24.12, which will be followed by moving up to resistance level 25.28 (full story)

An uptrend will start as soon, as the pair rises above resistance level 1.0900, which will be followed by moving up to resistance level 1.0957 (full story)

With commercial citrus acreage on the rise in Georgia, producers should be aware of potential signs of citrus greening and the pests that carry the disease that has devastated the […] (full story)

“I’ll be back!” And, they are, with a vengeance! Just like the Terminator, those pesky blue alfalfa aphids are once again wreaking havoc in alfalfa fields, including those just breaking […] (full story)

An examination of the June E-Mini S&P market and a look at potential trading strategy. (full story)

Texas A&M University scientists found that a surprising number of fungi naturally associated with cultivated cotton were capable of curtailing the negative effects of a plant parasite known as the […] (full story)

The USDA is set to contact producers in several states later this month who had previously reported unharvested corn and soybean acreage following widespread 2019 harvest delays in the northern U.S. Plains and Upper Midwest. That includes corn and... (full story)

The Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar discussion with U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop and Austin Scott on Friday, April 3 at 10:00 a.m. The congressmen discussed the $2 trillion Coronavirus […] (full story)

Soybeans are trading 5 cents per bushel higher this morning. Nearby soybean futures were 1/4 to 3/4 cents lower yesterday, while Aug and Sept contracts were UNCH to 1/4 cent higher. Preliminary open interest rose 6,271 contracts, but most of the volu... (full story)

Overnight wheat trades moved prices 2 to 6 cents higher this morning. The hard wheat contracts are up the most, with CHI lagging. On Tuesday, the U.S. wheat markets closed lower. Chicago wheat was down the most with 2 to 6 1/2 cent drops. HRW wheat ... (full story)

Cotton is up 59 to 79 points this morning. At the close on Tuesday, cotton was lower in May and 8 to 46 points higher for the other nearbys. The online cotton trading platform The Seam reported 1,385 bales sold at an average gross price of 48.78 c/lb... (full story)

Corn futures are 1 to 2 cents higher this morning after having ended the Turnaround Tuesday session with gains of 2 3/4 to 3 3/4 cents. U.S. Grains Council reported that on April 02 DDGS were 160% above cash corn, which was the highest premium since ... (full story)

The cattle futures were $4.50 higher on Tuesday. Feeder futures also closed with $4.50 gains across the board. The April 6 CME Feeder Cattle Index was $117.05, down by $2.33. Today’s Fed Cattle Exchange has 8,136 head listed. USDA reported cash sal... (full story)

Corn futures are 1 to 2 cents higher this morning after having ended the Turnaround Tuesday session with gains of 2 3/4 to 3 3/4 cents. U.S. Grains Council reported that on April 02 DDGS were 160% above cash corn, which was the highest premium since ... (full story)

Expanded limits await for the Wednesday session, after the front month lean hog futures closed $3.00 higher yesterday. The April 3 CME Lean Hog Index was down by $3 at $57.65, working on converging with April futures. The National Average Base Hog pr... (full story)

The April edition of the Market Monitor, a publication from the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), stated that, “Despite much uncertainty caused by the rapid spread of COVID-19, global food markets remain well balanced: […] (full story)

As temperatures warm up, be on the lookout for diseases developing. While disease levels in TN wheat has remained low that can change quickly. This article provides some general info […] (full story)

The ripple effects of COVID-19 are forcing pork producers to face heartbreaking realities. The shuttering of one U.S. pork plant this week due to workers contracting COVID-19 has sent shocks through the pork industry that will be felt for some time. ... (full story)

Softs Technical Report Actionable Trading Ideas that help you stay ahead of the markets" (full story)

Traders Remain Cautious As Markets Rebound (full story)

Trade is anxiously awaiting tomorrow’s WASDE report as demand outlooks have changed considerably in recent weeks. The most talked about is the ethanol demand on corn and how this has been greatly reduced. At the present time it is believed US corn ... (full story)

Grains firm overnight; Livestock start from Tuesday's Limit Up (full story)

Yesterday what began as a robust rally fizzled out by the time the markets closed at 4 PM EST. What direction will the markets take today? Read on to learn more... (full story)

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Natural Gas (NG) surged almost 7% yesterday (on the continuous contract), but is likely to see some healthy profittaking going into today's European morning ahead of Thrusday's highly anticipated weekly storage data. Significantly, NG is making progress in forming a major bottom... (full story)

More ethanol plants are shutting down as a result of the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s largest ethanol producer, POET , says it is idling plants in Ashton and Coon Rapids, Iowa, and in Chancellor, South Dakota.... (full story)

USDCHF rally from March 28 low is impulsive and while dips stay above there, pair can see further upside.This article & video look at the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is calling for investigations into potential anti-competitive behavior in the beef packing industry. Fischer has asked Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue to expand his agency’s investigation of beef pricing margins—the... (full story)

The Case New Holland (CNH) combine plant at Grand Island, Nebraska is suspending production because of the coronavirus outbreak. CNH officials say plant operations will be suspended at the end of the day Thursday and the situation will be... (full story)

Operators of Michigan’s largest livestock operations will have to wait a while to receive their Certificates of Coverage for the newly-revised general CAFO permit.  Nick Assendelft with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and... (full story)

A dairy cooperative leader says the Dairy Crisis Plan presented to the USDA by the International Dairy Foods Association and National Milk Producers should be considered. Jeff Lyon with FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative says, “They’re hitting... (full story)

President Trump wants Congress to increase funding for the Paycheck Protection Program.  The initial 349 billion dollars set aside last week for the COVID-19 relief program isn’t expected to last long.  Trump talked to reporters... (full story)

A brief overview of the corn market. (full story)

A brief description of the soy markets. (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

The Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in March, dipping 47 points (28%) from a month earlier to a reading of 121. The point drop was the largest one-month fall in the life of […] (full story)

While planted acreage for winter wheat in Arkansas rebounded to 160,000 acres in 2020 — up from 2019’s record low of 110,000 acres — the state’s growers were still met […] (full story)

Spring in Louisiana is supposed to be a lively, bustling time. It’s planting season for rice farmers, Mardis Gras for tourists, and crawfish boils for the locals. But the COVID-19 […] (full story)

Bloomberg writers Agnieszka de Sousa, Ruth Olurounbi, and Jen Skerritt reported on Monday that, “As the coronavirus pandemic penetrates more deeply into global supply chains, prices for key staples are starting to […] (full story)

Today, as fruit and vegetable farmers in South Florida decide what to do with produce once destined for now-closed schools and restaurants, watermelon farmers in North Florida have recently finished […] (full story)

The Export Basis For SRW Tumbles (full story)

The following prices are effective from Wednesday 04/08/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 04/14/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 04/14/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […] (full story)

Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand. (full story)

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