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Current cooler weather conditions are posing challenges for growers with a cereal rye cover crop to get it terminated. However, for growers planning to plant soybeans into the rye cover […] (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 21-APR-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)


If you still need to purchase glyphosate to tackle tough weeds or terminate cover crops this spring, be advised, it could be hard to come by. “My retailers say while they have most of the glyphosate needed in-house, replacement product is very... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal Market News Service, USDA Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Email: Yakima.fvmndata@ams.usda.gov Website:... (full story)


Fertilizer prices have increased since fall 2020. These price increases lead to rising fertilizer costs for farms, with the timing of fertilizer purchases impacting the level of fertilizer costs associated […] (full story)


The National Association of Conservation Districts is pleased with the USDA’s decision to expand and renew the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). NACD President Michael Crowder says the changes will incentivize participation in the program. ... (full story)


Old crop cotton futures closed the midweek session with triple digit gains of a penny and 6 points. OI in July was reported at 100,685 contracts as of 4/20, with May at 5,207. New crop futures closed the session 51 to 63 points higher. The US dollar index ended the... (full story)


Lean hog futures closed the midweek session with losses of $0.85 to $1.82. May hogs were 47 cents weaker on the day, but OI is 2,983 contracts compared to +100k for June. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price was $0.80 higher to $106.88. ECB prices were reported at $105.98,... (full story)


Wednesday’s cattle complex closed weaker after a Turnaround Tuesday dead cat bounce. Live cattle futures ended the session with losses of $1.02 to $1.95. April closed 80 cents lower to now a ~23 cent discount to cash. Open interest was 5,379 contracts as of 4/20, before April rolls off the... (full story)


Corn futures traded higher and closed near the highs on a double digit day. Old crop futures were 14 1/2 to 19 cents higher at the close, setting new LOC highs. New crop prices also printed fresh LOC highs ending the day up by 6 1/2 to 9 3/4 cents.... (full story)


Wednesday wheat trading closed with prices of the highs, but still double digits in the black. CBT SRW futures were 11 1/4 to 13 1/2 cents higher on the day. KC wheat gained 9 1/2 to 10 cents on Wednesday. Spring wheat futures ended the session up by 9 1/4... (full story)


The midweek session closed with new life of contract highs for soybeans and soybean oil. Meal futures closed the day up $1.10 to $1.90/ton, but May contracts are still $51.30 off the Jan high. Soybean oil futures closed 153 to 187 points higher. May oil printed a new LOC high,... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Apr 21, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 4.00-5.00 higher; slaughter ewes 7.00-15.00 lower. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Sioux Falls:... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day  belongs to the private equity firm Main Street Capital (MAIN).    I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening tools to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals. After I sorted for the most frequent number of new highs in... (full story)


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Commentary. As the number of new and active Covid-19 cases drops, nursing homes are opening to visitors.  Families are getting together again – some for the first time in more than a year. Many are leaving the home offices they set up in a back... (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, cold weather follows Tuesday’s inclement weather, which included a band of late-season snow from the middle Mississippi Valley into the lower Great Lakes region. Official snowfall totals for April 20 reached 4.2 inches in Fort... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS:  Corn futures climbed again today with front-month futures leading the rally as bull spreading was a noted feature. May futures finished 19 cents higher at 6.25-1/2 and Dec 8 firmer at 5.36-1/2. Short covering after prices broke overhead resistance and new contract highs established on the heels of... (full story)


A rally in support of property rights was held at the Missouri Capitol Wednesday by several ag groups including The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and Missouri Farm Bureau. More than 200 property owners and agriculture enthusiasts rallied to push... (full story)


Bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would beef up university resources so extension staff can better assist farmers adopting conservation practices. Minnesota Democrat Tina Smith and Indiana Republican Todd Young co-authored the... (full story)


The start of the Great Plains planting season is drier than normal, but it keeps getting pushed back because of cold temperatures and just enough brief periods of precipitation to delay fieldwork. One thing that is not in short supply is optimism,... (full story)


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Live cattle futures are anticipated to make a 3 wave decline to correct the price action from April of '20 to April of '21. (full story)


An eastern Iowa farmer suggests planting conditions are just as important as date when maximizing yield potential. Billie Danner of West Liberty points to a recent example. “We can go back to 2019, we were wet, had a lot of prevent plant,... (full story)


The Switzer Ranch in Central Nebraska is using rotational grazing and other conservation techniques to preserve native grass lands. Sarah Sortum says her family’s 12,000-acre ranch in Loup County balances the need for clean air, wildlife management... (full story)


Plant-based meat maker Impossible Foods is preparing to go public, which could value the company at over $10 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter. The listing would highlight a growing demand for plant-based meat products, worth... (full story)


EPA Administrator Michael Regan tells lawmakers EPA is going to start a stakeholder engagement process when it comes to a new water rule. Regan told members of a House Appropriations subcommittee he has met with a lot of ag industry CEOs on... (full story)


Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the USDA will expand and renew the Conservation Reserve Program with a focus on the program’s role in climate change mitigation.   USDA’s goal is to enroll up to four million new acres in CRP by raising rental payment... (full story)


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Milk production during March picked back up as dairy farmers added cows and per cow output improved on the month. USDA says production in the U.S. for the month was up 1.8 percent at nearly 20 billion pounds with production per cow up 20 pounds... (full story)


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Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange turned lower Wednesday pressured by declining cash cheese trade. April Class III milk up two cents at $17.70.  May down 16 cents at $19.16.  June down 11 cents at $19.19.  July... (full story)


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