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LG_LS145 Lexington, KY Thur June 27, 2019 USDA-KY Dept Ag Market News Receipts: 2400 Last Week: 1882 Year Ago: n/a *Total receipts include 375 head sold in cow sale Wed. night. **No sales next week due to Holiday. Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers sold... (full story)

The German DAX Future selloff from mid-June is threatening further support levels leaving a negative tone into month-end (full story)

The EURUSD is seeing some healthy profittaking heading into today's European morning as it consolidates a 3rd straight day after last week's rally to the key 1.14 whole figure level. Significantly, the EURUSD remains above downchannel resistance (on the daily chart) and will... (full story)

Opening calls: FTSE to open 5 points higher at 7421, DAX to open 37 points higher at 12282 (full story)

GBPUSD shows a 5 waves impulse structure from June 18 low favoring more upside. This article and video shows the short term Elliott Wave path. (full story)

Several names within the mining industry have broken out of long-term downtrends and posted incredible double-digit gains in the process (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)

Remember JBS blew same time. Stocks sell Qtr End, Buy GC C Break to buy, Spreads cheap margin plays? (full story)

There are two strongly different situations in our cotton crop.  An oversimplification is that we have some pretty cotton, and well, we have the other cotton that is not beautiful…yet. […] (full story)

With the wild spring and slow, wet, cool start to the growing season, many fields did not get the early-season residual herbicides they usually would. In many cases, this means […] (full story)

The Dollar stayed contained despite a less-dovish Fed and a better headline Durable Goods (overall an underwhelming read). Tomorrow, we look to final U.S Q1 GDP numbers. Lets look at the tradable levels for the Dollar, Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian. (full story)

There have been a good number of calls on sketchy Palmer amaranth control with a 12.8 oz/A of Engenia or 22 ozs/A of XtendiMax mixed with a quart/A of Roundup […] (full story)

Hay challenges abound for Missouri producers. With the near constant rain, MU Extension forage specialist Craig Roberts tells Brownfield Ag News, “By the time our hay was cut this year it was too mature, so there’s some mature hay put up. There’s... (full story)

General Status Even the best of our cotton fields looks like it has had it pretty rough, mostly because it has. We continue to lose marginal fields to the plethora […] (full story)

Lean Hog futures were down 10 to 85 cents in the front months on Wednesday, with deferred contracts higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 34 cents from the previous day @ $78.31 on June 24. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down $1.61 @ $73.97... (full story)

Corn futures closed the Wednesday session with most contracts steady to 4 1/4 cents lower. Traders are positioning themselves ahead of Friday’s USDA reports. Weekly EIA data showed 1.072 million barrels per day of ethanol were produced in the week ... (full story)

Corn futures closed the Wednesday session with most contracts steady to 4 1/4 cents lower. Traders are positioning themselves ahead of Friday’s USDA reports. Weekly EIA data showed 1.072 million barrels per day of ethanol were produced in the week ... (full story)

Live cattle futures settled with $1.25 to $2.125 gains on Wednesday. Feeder cattle futures saw limit gains in August, with most other contracts more than $4 higher. The CME feeder cattle index was up 8 cents @ $131.51 on June 25. Wholesale boxed beef... (full story)

Soybean futures ended the day with 7 to 9 1/4 cent losses. Forecasts are calling for drier weather across the Midwest this week. Soybean meal was down $2.30/ton, with soy oil 19 points lower. USDA reported a private export sale of 145,000 MT of soybe... (full story)

Cotton futures posted 58 to 129 point gains in most contracts on Wednesday. USDA will update the export situation in Thursday morning’s Export Sales report. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg show 2019 cotton acreage ideas at an average of 13.74 millio... (full story)

Wheat futures saw 1 3/4 to 8 cent gains in most contracts on Wednesday, with CBT the strongest. Thursday’s Export Sales report is expected to show 200,000-500,000 MT in wheat export sales for the new 19/20 MY. Published trade estimates have 18/19 U... (full story)

Most of the cotton in the upper gulf coast is blooming now, and all but one field in my program is blooming. Once cotton begins blooming, we can shift concern […] (full story)

As corn is emerging and beginning to grow, we are again seeing many colors present. In any given field, corn can appear dark green in sections, while other sections are […] (full story)

I have received several reports of corn leaning because of the high winds we have experienced recently along with the heavy rains. It is not uncommon for young plants to […] (full story)

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell nearly 3 cents to $3.04 per gallon on June 24, 17 cents lower than a year ago. The Rocky Mountain price fell over […] (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)

Corn growth and development in Pennsylvania is variable depending on the location. Considering that we are again above average with rainfall across the state, we are starting to receive questions […] (full story)

Is the bottom in for cattle? (full story)

Commentary. In recent weeks I’ve received emails, texts and phone calls inquiring about my interest in sponsoring banners, trophies and/or offering cash donations for prize money for various competitions at county and state fairs and other... (full story)

US Meat Export Federation economist Erin Borror says there could be a workaround so US pork headed into China no longer faces tariffs. She says Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs for more than 700 goods... (full story)

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed higher on carry over support from feeder cattle and increased demand expectations.  Feeder cattle closed sharply higher on higher demand and the day’s lower move in corn. ... (full story)

Feeders charge higher, fats follow.. Hogs lag (full story)

Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were mixed at midweek with a mostly inactive cash trade. June up a penny at $16.32.  July up four cents at $17.08.  August down a penny at $17.43.  September also down a penny at... (full story)

Dairy economists expect forage quality issues and rising grain prices to impact milk production in the Upper Midwest and Northeast. “Corn is now $4.50 a bushel, way up, and soybeans so we’re looking at higher feed costs and farmers have culled... (full story)

A survey by the American Federal Government Employees says nearly 70 percent of the USDA’s Economic Research Service say they will leave the agency instead of moving to Kansas City. The transition from Washington D.C. to Kansas City would move... (full story)

A farm management specialist says prevented plant is the most confusing crop insurance product but it’s helping farmers get through this year. “Most farmers that are taking large amounts of prevent plant payments will have low to even negative... (full story)

First of Many Big Reports Friday (full story)

As the season grows shorter, a well-known crop specialist has been recommending against drastically changing maturity. Fred Below at the University of Illinois tells Brownfield Ag News he got many questions about shifting to faster maturing... (full story)

As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider. (full story)

The USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) is considering the possibility of re-surveying planted acreage numbers. The latest survey of planted acres and acres left to plant was done the first couple of weeks in June when many... (full story)

Daily continuation crude oil chart for your review and Holiday Hours for July 4th (full story)

YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 26-JUN-2019 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)

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling as contracts continued a correction after failing to break overhead resistance. Planting remains slower than normal but is expected to improve in some key U.S. growing areas this week. The trade is... (full story)

Jul. corn closed at $4.43 and 1/4, down 4 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $8.94 and 1/4, down 9 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $313.40, down $2.30 Jul. soybean oil closed at 27.81, down 19 points Jul. wheat closed at $5.43 and 3/4,... (full story)

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SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 26-JUN-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)

PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 26-JUN-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)

African Swine Fever continues to spread rapidly across Vietnam.  The disease has now been found in 58 of the country’s 63 municipalities and provinces.  ASF outbreaks had mostly been found on small farms, but have now been found in large... (full story)

The wet weather, weed management challenges in corn and soybeans, and thistle caterpillars in soybeans continue to be common issues that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists are […] (full story)

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