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FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 fell in today’s stock market as investors assessed the threat of a possible default by Chinese real estate conglomerate Evergrande. Evergrande owes more than $300 billion to a range of lenders, and a default on its debts could spill over into... (full story)


SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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U.S. Pork Exports In its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook report last week, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) stated that, “Pork exports in July were 508 million pounds, 8.5 percent lower than those of […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-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)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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One of the most important decisions a soybean producer makes every year is variety selection. The LSU AgCenter conducts an Official Variety Trial (OVT) and Core-block demonstration plots to provide […] (full story)


Cotton closed near the intraday lows on Monday. Prices gave back 284 to 343 points on the day. For Dec contracts, that is the lowest settlement price since early August. News regarding a Chinese real estate developer dangerously close to defaulting left most commodity markets in the red. The Dollar... (full story)


Front month lean hog futures closed off their early lows, but afternoon follow through left the board $0.75 to $1.32 in the red. At the low, December was down by more than $3. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base hog price for Monday was $2.16 lower to $79.32. The CME Lean... (full story)


Monday started the trade week with broad selling across most markets, including some double digit losses for wheat. KC HRW futures were down the most on the day, giving back 1.35% to 1.82% with double digit losses through Sept ’22. CBT SRW prices ended the session 0.53% to 1.13% in... (full story)


Risk off Monday left soybean futures 17 3/4 to 21 1/2 cents in the red at the bell. Product value declined. Soymeal futures also ended the session $2.00 to $2.40/ton weaker. Front month soybean oil prices closed with 137 to 139 point losses. NASS data showed 58% of soybeans were... (full story)


Corn prices were 1 1/4 to 5 1/2 cents lower going home. December prices ended the session 6 1/2 cents off the low as some shorts covered while waiting to see the Crop Progress numbers. The weekly Crop Progress report showed 93% of 2021/22 corn was dented as of 9/19.... (full story)


Fat cattle futures firmed in the afternoon but still closed mostly weaker on Monday. December ’21 contracts gained 55 cents, while the rest of the complex was 2 to 7 cents weaker. Feeder cattle futures also bounced back in the afternoon, leading to Monday gains of 12 to 52 cents... (full story)


Kansas State University researchers have completed a study that looks at the potential value of carbon credits – and whether it’s an opportunity for farmers in Kansas to earn some […] (full story)


MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


A favorable corn growing season has transitioned into a challenging ripening time in many parts of the Commonwealth. Rains and persistent humidity over the last month have created a great […] (full story)


Despite all the talk about improving soil health, soil carbon, cover crops and other hot topics, it may be easy to overlook the considerable impact that crop residue management has […] (full story)


Frogeye leaf spot, caused by the fungus Cercospora sojina, can be found in soybean fields particularly in southern Michigan. Historically, this disease has been more commonly found in the southern U.S., […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 20-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Summary Do not abandon your discipline. We are not in a "Market Correction" Prune but don't buy. Today I will not post a chart of an individual stock because someone out there just might buy it and get slaughtered tomorrow. First, lets look at the overall market by using Vanguard's... (full story)


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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Mon Sep 20, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Monday, September 20, 2021 Compared to last month in Missouri slaughter lambs not tested. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Missouri: no test. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and... (full story)


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The higher-than-normal temperatures that are predicted to occur for the rest of September will cause soybeans to dry down rapidly and moisture levels can easily drop below 10%. This increases […] (full story)


The corn harvest is off to an early start in Minnesota. USDA’s latest weekly crop report says with six percent harvested, the pace is more than a week ahead of a year ago and nearly two weeks ahead of the five-year average. Soybeans are also... (full story)


The National Agriculture Statistics Service in Arkansas says the state’s topsoil moisture is 42 percent adequate to surplus. There was light precipitation this past week, with most of it in the southeast corner. Arkansas corn harvest is 79 percent... (full story)


With more than half of Iowa’s corn crop at maturity, farmers around the state have begun harvest. The latest USDA crop report says other activities during the week included silage harvest and harvesting hay. USDA attributes rapid crop development... (full story)


Only a third of South Dakota’s topsoil moisture is adequate to surplus. Corn is 24 percent good to excellent. Half the crop is mature, which is ahead of average. South Dakota soybeans are 21 percent good to excellent, according to USDA’s National... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 17-SEPTEMBER-2021 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 AL_FV160 Lincoln County Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Lincoln County Produce... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 17-SEPTEMBER-2021 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AH_FV160 Hart County Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Hart County... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 16-SEPTEMBER-2021 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)


Farmers in drought-affected areas are mindful of stalk integrity going into harvest. Kelly Nieuwenhuis grows corn and soybeans in northwest Iowa and tells Brownfield some of his farms received less than seven total inches of rain between March and... (full story)


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Harvest activity is ongoing in Tennessee, but some areas are reporting rain delays. The USDA says all crops are looking good and additional rain would help double crop soybean yields, with armyworms an issue in parts of eastern and middle Tennessee.... (full story)


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A mostly dry week allowed Illinois farmers to get started on the corn and soybean harvest.  USDA reporters say 1% of the soybeans and 11% of the state’s corn is now in the bin.  As of Sunday, USDA says 79% of soybeans were coloring and 54% were... (full story)


Missouri corn and soybeans improved on the week. The USDA says the state’s corn harvest is 17 percent complete, with 73 percent mature, and 66 percent is rated good to excellent. More than half of the soybeans are turning color with condition at... (full story)


The Kansas corn harvest is slightly ahead of usual. USDA’s latest crop update says at 20 percent, the pace is beating the five-year average of 19 percent. Winter wheat planting is also a little faster than normal at 13 percent, thanks in part to... (full story)