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Commentary. I love unique team mascot names. New Berlin Pretzels, Cobden Appleknockers, Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms, Columbia Kewpies and Frankfort Hot Dogs, to name a few.  I grew up in a small county with two high schools just... (full story)


Crude oil can see more weakness in the near future, but main trend remains up. (full story)


Natural Gas (NG) is consolidating after yesterday's US morning surge above triangle resistance (on the daily chart). Significantly, NG has broken above the weekly chart downchannel resistance, dramatically increasing the likelihood of a retest of the 50% Fib retrace of the slide from late February the balance of this month. (full story)


SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Apr 13, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs steady to 10.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 20.00-30.00 lower; slaughter... (full story)


The potential for continued dry weather across the state raises concerns about the impact of dry soils on preemergence herbicides. Preemergence herbicides kill weeds by being absorbed into the seed […] (full story)


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Ethereum long term target has been hit. (full story)


As the weather turns warmer and the days grow longer, many of us are thinking about getting equipment like sprayers ready for the spring. Beyond making sure the machine is […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 13-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)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Front month corn futures closed the Tuesday session with old crop gains of 10 to 11 cents. Basis continues strengthening as well, as cmdtyView data shows the national average spot basis is about a dime under May. New crop futures ended 7 3/4 to 8 cents in the black on... (full story)


Turnaround Tuesday cotton trading recovered 102 to 168 points. New crop gains were smaller, as the old to new crop inverse widened to 36 points.  A weaker US dollar index made cotton attractive to buyers who float their currency against the dollar. Gold futures were higher, as was Bitcoin. US... (full story)


At the close for the Tuesday session, lean hogs were mixed within 15 cents of UNCH, save for a 52 cent gain in May. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was up another $1.01 cents this afternoon to $101.55. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 52 cents to... (full story)


Follow through selling on Tuesday left the board $0.32 to $1.17 in the red. April contracts closed at $122.40, converging with cash during deliveries. There have been no physical deliveries scheduled through April 12, but there have been 119 tenders against April futures. Cash business for the week remains mostly... (full story)


Soybean futures closed the Turnaround Tuesday session with gains of a penny to 7 1/2 cents. The national average soybean basis from cmdtyView is 22 1/4 cents under May futures. Since the turn of the calendar year spot basis has strengthened from minus 49 cents. The national average bean basis... (full story)


Wheat futures closed the Tuesday session in the black after an afternoon pullback. CBT SRW futures ended the session 0.28% to 0.43% higher, led by Dec. KC wheat futures were 5 to 6 cents in the black, with July closing 1.02% higher. MGE spring wheat ended Tuesday up by 4... (full story)


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The Barchart Chart of the Day  belongs to the home improvement store Lowe's (NYSE: LOW ).   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 the last... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Wisconsin will not lose nearly 70-million in USDA food assistance funding after all.  Governor Tony Evers issued a statement Tuesday saying he’s proud his administration was able to work with federal partners to keep providing critical resources... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS:  Corn futures firmed with strong gains of 8 to 10-1/2 cents. Turn around Tuesday had traders on the offensive. A drier weather forecast for Brazil and traders taking advantage of yesterday’s dip help propel prices to new contract highs for December corn today. At days end May corn... (full story)


A south-central Nebraska farmer says it’s still too early to start planting. Blake Dunaway grows corn and soybeans near Orleans and says he won’t start planting until next week. “We are getting prepared,” Dunaway said. “We have a little bit of... (full story)


Latino and Hispanic dairy workers are learning about COVID vaccination safety from an extension dairy specialist. Dr. Maristela Rovai at South Dakota State University is doing 15-minute educational seminars for dairy farm employees at their... (full story)


The president and CEO of the US Meat Export Federation says beef exports to Japan could hit a little bit of a lull for the next month. But, Dan Halstrom says doesn’t come as a surprise. “The business was so good in 2020 and into early 2021,... (full story)


Iowa State University included cover crops in its annual custom rate survey for the first time. Extension economist Alejandro Plastina says farmers are hiring out to get cover crops seeded. “Certainly there are a number of costs that add up... (full story)


Oliver Sloup on the most recent action in the ag markets as market participants start to eye the psychological $6 mark in corn. Have live cattle futures topped out, or is this just a healthy correction? Oliver shares his outlook.   ... (full story)


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Below you will find examples of effective fungicide spray programs. Because of the high variability in scab susceptibility from one variety to the next, this year’s suggestions will be a […] (full story)


Photo credited to Doese Photography Organizers say the Iowa FFA Convention will be in-person later this month after the pandemic forced its cancellation a year ago. Iowa FFA president Mickayla McGill of the Knoxville FFA Chapter says membership... (full story)


Southern Indiana farmer Ben Kron says he is starting to see the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on his farm. “Last year it really didn’t impact us, but here this spring we’re starting to feel the effects of it from all the plants being shut... (full story)


Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […] (full story)


Expanding availability and use of higher blends of ethanol will help address climate challenges, according to Ohio farmer Patty Mann.  “The Biden administration is much more focused on climate and we feel this is a good opportunity for ethanol to... (full story)


Futures Support and Resistance Levels 4.13.2021 (full story)


MS_GR117 Minneapolis, MN Tue Apr 13, 2021 USDA Market News Minnesota Soybean Processor report Minnesota Processor Bids and Offers as of 2:30 p.m. (Prices Quoted-Oil Cents/lb, Meal, Hulls Dollars/ton, Grains Dollars/bu) Offers Change ... (full story)


The 2021 Minnesota FFA Convention will be mostly virtual later this month. FFA Foundation director Val Aarsvold says the dates are April 19th through the 23rd. “The FFA events are kind of being considered on-demand, so throughout the... (full story)


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