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After a marathon session known as a vote-a-rama, the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on Sunday, August 7, 2022.  Technically, the Senate agreed to a substitute […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


In tonight's Evening Edition, we’ll recap the latest USDA WASDE report, agriculture weather, and farmland values. USDA WASDE report USDA released the August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) today. Projected 2022/23 corn... (full story)


Wheat was weaker on Friday. CBT led the way for the winter wheat, down 3 to 6 ¼ cents per bushel in the active contracts. KC HRW contracts were fractionally mixed. MPLS spring wheat futures were down 2 to 4 ¼ cents on the day. Monthly Crop Production data showed... (full story)


Cotton futures posted limit gains out through July ’23 on Friday. A dramatic cut to the US production number by NASS helped to push things higher. They will have expanded limits of 5 cents on Monday. USDA’s Crop Production report showed an increase to US abandonment, with harvested acres at... (full story)


Lean hog futures closed the Friday session with front months mostly 5 cents to $1.05 lower. The USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $123.69 on Friday afternoon, up $2.32 from the previous day’s report. The August 10th CME Lean Hog Index was down 23 cents to $121.86. Front month... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with front months 12 to 60 cents lower. Deferred contracts were steady to a nickel higher. So far this week cattle have changed hands at $144-148 in the north, up $4-5 on the week, with some $229-235.50 in the beef. Cash trade also... (full story)


Corn futures were skeptical coming out of the USDA reports but rallied into the close to post 10 ½ to 14 ½ cent gains in the front months on Friday. The NASS Crop Production report showed the initial corn yield at 175.4 bpa. That was down 1.6 bpa compared to... (full story)


Soybean futures had a bit of a fake out post USDA report, with contracts plunging 40+ cents intraday but closing 2 to 5 ¾ cents higher. The nearby contracts were the exception with August expiring and September up 14 ¾ cents. Meal was up $8.20/ton on the day, with bean... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we’re talking about cover crops. What should farmers who are considering growing cover crops this year be thinking about? What are some […] (full story)


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Corn earworm, also known as bollworm and tomato fruitworm, is an important pest that causes economic damage to a wide variety of globally important crops, such as corn, cotton, sorghum, […] (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Aug 12, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, August 12, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly firm to as much as 60.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly firm to 25.000 higher. Feeder... (full story)


Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 25.1 cents per pound for the week ending August 6, down 1.3 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


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Although the Southwestern monsoon circulation will remain active, many other areas of the country will receive little or no rain during the next several days.  Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 2 inches or more in Wyoming and the Four Corners... (full story)


Although the Southwestern monsoon circulation will remain active, many other areas of the country will receive little or no rain during the next several days.  Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 2 inches or more in Wyoming and the Four... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures closed on a firm note with September adding 10-1/2 and December 14-1/2. Both closed at their highest level in... (full story)


The Chart of the Day belongs to the auto parts company Modine Manufacturing (MOD). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent... (full story)


The state ag director says the Missouri Ag Department’s new AgriStress helpline was launched at an important time for farmers and ranchers. Chris Chinn tells Brownfield record input costs, drought in the southern two-thirds of the state, and... (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, showers and a few thunderstorms are spreading across the upper Midwest.  Elsewhere, ongoing dry weather is reducing soil moisture availability for summer crops, including corn and soybeans.  Some of the driest conditions exist... (full story)


Wisconsin has a new grand master cheesemaker.  Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese won the honor Thursday. Beth Crave tells Brownfield, “That is quite an honor.  It was super exciting and a shock to our whole team.” Crave tells Brownfield... (full story)


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Reports of soybean gall midge have been on the rise, and an agronomist says farmers in the Corn Belt should be scouting their soybean fields. Meaghan Anderson with Iowa State University says field edges are the first place to look. “Whether it’s... (full story)


Big changes are in the works for the Missouri State Fair. Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe tells Brownfield about $46 million is being invested in the state fairgrounds. “Some of the highlights to that is the purchase of 200 acres of land... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower, pressured by the higher move in corn.  October live cattle closed $.60 lower at $144.50 and December live cattle closed $.45 lower at $150.62.  September feeder... (full story)


Bella and Jenna Kuchlar Young people get to learn more than livestock care when working with show animals.  Thirteen-year-old Bella Kuchler from Union Grove is in her first year of showing beef animals and tells Brownfield it’s been a lot... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures and near- or above-normal rainfall across much of the country.  Warmer-than-normal weather will be confined to southern Texas, peninsular Florida,... (full story)


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The director of ag business for the Propane Education and Research Council says a steady supply of propane is helping ease concerns of price volatility heading into the fall. Mike Newland says he’s expecting prices to be higher than last year, but…... (full story)


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Extreme weather events like drought and flooding are becoming more common for midwestern farmers, so Bayer Crop Science is helping growers make their land more resilient. Bayer’s Leo Bastos tells Brownfield increasing crop tolerance to extreme... (full story)


Cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have diminished this summer.  But the executive director of the Iowa Turkey Federation says the poultry industry is preparing for a resurgence this fall. Speaking to Brownfield at the Iowa State Fair... (full story)


Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying after a wide-ranging session, closing higher for the week as well. There was an initial bearish reaction after the USDA raised U.S. production, yield, and old and new crop ending stocks... (full story)


The USDA lowered its outlook for the 2022 corn crop and raised its estimate for soybeans on Friday. Northeast Indiana farmer Brian Warpup, who was in Washington, DC for the release of the report, says it gives him a baseline as he starts planning... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Aug 12, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $233.17 $209.00 ... (full story)


SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 12-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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