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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 23-APR-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Monday session with most contracts 1 to 2 cents higher. This morning’s USDA Export Inspections report indicated corn exports at 1.719 MMT for the week of 4/19. That was a jump of 9% from the previous week and 17.18% larg... (full story)


Cotton futures were mostly 3 to 61 points lower, with a few back months higher on Monday. Nearby May was down 228 ahead of delivery notices. The US dollar index also provided pressure, up 614 points. The US cotton crop was estimated at 9% planted on ... (full story)


Soybean futures saw losses of 4 to 8 cents in most contracts to start the week on Monday. Soy meal was down $2.30/ton, with front month soy oil 26 points lower. USDA export inspections for soybeans in the week that ended on April 19 were 470,817 MT. ... (full story)


Lean hog futures finished the Monday session with the nearby contracts $1.125 to $1.95 lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 83 cents from the previous day to $56.80 on April 19. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down 4 cents at $67.87 this after... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the day with most contracts 72.5 cents to $1.275 higher, as April was up $2.375. Strong forward beef sales by packers are getting some attention. Feeder cattle futures were $1.275 to $2.625 higher. The CME feeder cattle inde... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Monday session with most contracts 1 to 2 cents higher. This morning’s USDA Export Inspections report indicated corn exports at 1.719 MMT for the week of 4/19. That was a jump of 9% from the previous week and 17.18% larg... (full story)


Wheat futures were mixed in the KC contracts on Monday, with CBT down 1 to 3 cents. MPLS was 9 to 12 cents lower. Rainfall amounts were disappointing for the Southern Plains over the weekend, with a number of locations in the 0.2-0.4” category.... (full story)


    Cold, snowy conditions continued to delay field work in the Hoosier state last week. The USDA says most soil temperatures were not conducive for good germination. One percent of the corn crop has been planted. Winter wheat is... (full story)


There’s a new president in Cuba and the Illinois Soybean Growers hopes that leads to better relations with the U.S., and ultimately, soybean trade, “No one really knows exactly what the new president is going to do in Cuba, what kind of direction... (full story)


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The 2018 planting season is finally underway in Nebraska. As of Sunday, two percent of the corn was planted, behind 15 percent last year and nine percent for the five-year average. One percent of soybeans were planted, just about average. Winter... (full story)


With delayed spring weather and low or uncertain grain prices, farmers and crop consultants are asking questions about starter fertilizer for corn this spring. The placement of small amounts of […] (full story)


BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Monday, April 23, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices not... (full story)


  Warm and dry weather is helping to dry out fields in Michigan. USDA says soils were still too wet for fieldwork last week, but the wheat and oat crops are advancing well. Winter wheat condition improved six percent as of Sunday to 74... (full story)


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Soybeans were lower on commercial and technical selling. Beans continue to grapple with China’s proposed 25% import tariff and its impact on export demand and the domestic supply, even as Brazil’s supplies get tighter and their prices move higher.... (full story)


JC_LS758 Jefferson City, MO Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Joplin Regional Stockyards - Carthage, MO Livestock Weighted Average Report for 4/23/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago Total Receipts: ... (full story)


NEW YORK Terminal Prices as of 23-APR-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn […] (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Mon Apr 23, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Prices as of 23-APR-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


KO_LS750 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma National Stockyards - Oklahoma City, OK Livestock Weighted Average Report for 4/23/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago Total... (full story)


JC_LS151 Jefferson City, MO Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Joplin Regional Stockyards - Carthage, MO Livestock Auction Report for 4/23/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago Total Receipts: ... (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Mon, Apr 23, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.6150-3.7050 UP 5-UP 12 ... (full story)


  A new report from CoBank says farm retailers will see the most change from mega-mergers in agriculture. CoBank economist Will Secor tells Brownfield while retailers might want manufacturer rebate programs to be simplified or eliminated,... (full story)


Minnesota FFA members are being challenged to “Go Beyond” at this year’s State Convention.   FFA president Katie Benson says she hopes the theme for the 89th convention, which kicked off Sunday evening, resonates with members. “Our... (full story)


  Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were sharply higher on commercial buying, Monday’s sharply higher midday boxed beef, and last week’s higher direct cash business. April was up $2.37 at $121.72 and June was $1.15... (full story)


GX_GR113 Springfield, IL Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News This is Monday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture. In Northern and Western Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were 5... (full story)


KO_LS150 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma National Stockyards - Oklahoma City, OK Livestock Auction Report for 4/23/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago Total Receipts: ... (full story)


CV_GR110 Clovis, NM Monday, April 23, 2018 USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News Eastern New Mexico Grain Cash bids to farmers, fob elevators as of 2:30 p.m. for Monday, April 23, 2018 2017 for immediate delivery in dollars per bushel and per hundred weight. Compared... (full story)


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NW_LS851 Des Moines, IA Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA Market News **Resending to correct Carcass Price Index** USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day Prices in dollars per hundredweight NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403 Boxed beef cutout values higher on... (full story)


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SJ_LS110 St Joseph, MO Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News St Joseph Stockyards - St Joseph, MO Livestock Weighted Average Report for 4/23/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago Total Receipts: ... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with gains of 1-3/4 to 2 cents as May led today's recovery, closing at 3.78-1/2. Dec closed 1-3/4 at 4.04-1/4, continuing to hold above 4.00. Friday's low in Dec corn was 4.02-1/4, and today's low is also 4.02-1... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 23, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $193.32 $180.16 ... (full story)


The USDA says the blizzard from just over a week ago has brought Wisconsin farmers to a standstill in most areas. National Ag Statistics Service reporters say the piles of heavy snow were melting quickly over the weekend helping to recharge... (full story)


SV_LS142 Frankfort, KY Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Bluegrass Stockyards - Stanford, KY (Mon.) Cattle weighed at time of sale Weighted Average Report for 04/23/2018 Receipts: 611 Last Week: 362 Year Ago: 867 Compared to last Monday:Feeder steers... (full story)


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NW_LS726 Des Moines, IA Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Tama, IA Feeder Cattle Auction Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/23/2018 Receipts: 730 Special calf and yearling sale. No comparision. Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 43.7... (full story)


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LR_GR410 Little Rock, AR Mon Apr 23, 2018 USDA Market News Service National Weekly Rice Summary (Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California) Domestic Trend In the south, long and medium grain milled rice... (full story)