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On top of a cold, wet start to the season, recent rains have led to further planting delays across SW MN and other areas of the state. If conditions are […] (full story)


Last week’s heavy rains have caused widespread crusting problems.  Dr. David Franzen, NDSU Extension Soil Scientist, summarized the options available to you in an article more than a decade ago.  […] (full story)


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Proper nutrient management is a key component of profitable corn and soybean operations. With new data come new fertilizer guidelines for corn and soybean. These guidelines reflect recent research findings […] (full story)


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We’re seeing different issues on young and newly planted trees we want to share. These issues relate to insect damage and nutritional problems. It is common to see many of […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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Should you increase your seeding rates of spring wheat as seeding is delayed yet again?  The short answer is ‘Yes, you probably should. There are two approaches to determining how […] (full story)


Very little if any spring wheat has been seeded up until now.  This will be a very late seeded crop and that begs the question of whether you should switch […] (full story)


Many of the soybean acres in Michigan are planted in 15-inch rows using split-row planters. These planters are significantly more expensive than planters of comparable width set up for 30-inch […] (full story)


Wet weather impacts timely herbicide applications, so what options are available if the corn has already emerged? (full story)


Wheat across southern PA is heading now, while risk for scab infection is currently decreasing with humidity. Be sure to keep an eye on the FHB Risk Assessment Tool as […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 25.5 cents per pound for the week ending May 14, unchanged from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer […] (full story)


Ryegrass has moved from being an aggravation 10 years ago to a significant weed issue in our row crops.  In wheat at this point, the yield loss caused by the […] (full story)


How large can corn be before glyphosate could potentially cause injury? The glyphosate label states it can be applied up through the V8 corn growth stage. (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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  Market Watch with Alan Brugler May 20, 2022 Sanity I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.   Edger Allan Poe You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.  Charles Manson This... (full story)


Friday’s trading pulled cotton futures back 278 to 543 points after Thursday’s triple digit bounce. The old crop July contract was the weakest on the day, but held above the Thursday low. July cotton went home 293 points under last Friday’s settle, and December was 281 points lower wk/wk. CFTC... (full story)


Fat cattle prices ended the day with a 7 cent gain in June to 42 to 57 cent losses in the other nearbys. The spot futures price to Feb ’23 stayed near a $19 deferred premium at the close. Feeder cattle futures went into the weekend 62 cents to $1.27... (full story)


Following the mid/late April to mid May weakness, lean hogs have bounced back more than $10 with another $1.10 to $3.57 of that coming on Friday’s trade. The National Average Base Hog price for Friday was $110.15 after a $1.18 slide. CME’s Lean Hog Index for 5/18 was $100.37, up... (full story)


Afternoon position squaring pulled corn prices off their daily lows, but the board still went home 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cents in the red. The July/Dec spread tightened slightly to 43 3/4 cents. USDA reported the weekly average corn oil cash price as between 80.88 cents and 82.14 cents... (full story)


The last trade day of the week moved soybean futures 6 3/4 to 14 3/4 cents higher. Old crop prices led the way, widening the nearby premium to $1.83 from July to Nov. Soymeal futures went home $2.50 to $4.60 higher on the day.BO prices also squared up for the... (full story)


Wheats fell double digits for the third session in a row, after the July contracts printed new highs on Tuesday. Chicago wheat closed 26 1/4 to 31 3/4 cents lower on the day, with July ending the session 8 3/4 cents under last Friday’s settle. KC wheat markets were 38... (full story)


In tonight’s evening edition, read about farmland values, drought conditions across the Corn Belt, and John Deere’s agreement to sell a revolutionary baler. Farmland Values A Federal Reserve report this week stated, "Similar to the previous... (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 lower for the fourth session in a row, with July losing 4-1/2 cents to close at 7.78-3/4 and... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri May 20, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, May 20, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold 10.00-40.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly weak to 20.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins and fleshy... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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In my opinion,  the fat market appears divided into two camps.  Those being, ample inventory to work through into August, and dwindling supplies afterwards.  The futures markets appear priced accordingly to the perceived fundamental environment.  (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, a strong cold front extends from the upper Great Lakes region into the lower Missouri Valley, preceded and accompanied by showers and thunderstorms.  The rain is slowing corn and soybean planting activities, which had been... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly lower and feeders were lower ahead of Friday’s On Feed numbers, which will likely be considered bearish in the near-term.  June lives closed $.07 higher at $131.57 and August lives... (full story)


Drought conditions in New Zealand are impacting milk production.  USDA’s Foreign Ag Service says dryness in key producing areas, high feed prices, a smaller herd, and labor shortages all contributed to a 6% drop in first-quarter milk production since... (full story)