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NZDUSD is in a recovery away from the lows, ideally unfolding a five-wave, bigger move. (full story)


Nikkei extended higher from July 31 low. While above August 7 low, expect dips in 3,7 or 11 swings to find support for more upside. (full story)


USDJPY saw more gain to close higher for a third day in a row on Wednesday (full story)


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From within spitting distance of the all-time highs, stocks forcefully retreated, validating my call of a bear raid being likely to arrive soon. Just as I wrote, the bulls better tread carefully entering this week's trading - after being soundly defeated on Monday, the bears came back... (full story)


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The USDA raised corn and soybeans yields in the August WASDE. Both markets should trade lower into the end of the month (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7205 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the biofuel company Renewable Energy Group (REGI). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort the Russell 3000 Index stocks first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Fli... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Wednesday’s USDA Crop Production Report estimates a record soybean crop and near record corn crop. University of Illinois ag economist Todd Hubbs tells Brownfield corn prices might have bottomed out. “I think we might see corn sort of sideways... (full story)


BP_FV195 BALTIMORE August 12, 2020 APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD, PA, VA, WV) APPLES, PROCESSED Hot, humid weather and occasional and isolated showers continue this week. Heavy rain is expected on Wednesday and thunderstorms threaten the remaining days of the week. Tons week ending... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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Wall Street Journal writer Jesse Newman reported last week that, “More U.S. farmers are filing for bankruptcy, as federal payments projected to reach record levels this year fall short of compensating for the coronavirus […] (full story)


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Futures were up $.87 to $1.70 today. Yesterday, there were 6 more tenders against August fat cattle futures, the total through the first two days of deliveries is now 12 contracts. August closed at $106.35, a $1.35 to $2.35 premium to the cash market... (full story)


Cotton futures fell back on Wednesday closing with losses of as much as 129 points. New crop cotton yield was upped by NASS to a record 938 lbs/acre. That is 14% above last year and 4% above the previous record for August of 2018/19. USDA revised new... (full story)


Corn futures closed Report Day with gains of 2 1/4 to 3 3/4 cents. The cash average corn price was estimated by USDA at $3.10 for new crop, which was 25 cents per bushel below the July estimate. USDA estimates the average national corn yield will be ... (full story)


Wednesday trades left lean hog futures within 32 cents of UNCH. August closed at $52.90 on Wednesday, with 8,459 contracts still open as of Tuesday. The 08/10 CME Lean Hog index was $53.79 up by another 78 cents. USDA’s National Average Afternoon B... (full story)


At the closing bell on report day, the soy market was in the black. Beans gained double digits in old crop, and new crop futures were 7 to 9 1/2 cents stronger. Bean oil led the complex with 3.03% to 3.18% gains. Meal futures were 10 to 20 cents high... (full story)


Corn futures closed Report Day with gains of 2 1/4 to 3 3/4 cents. The cash average corn price was estimated by USDA at $3.10 for new crop, which was 25 cents per bushel below the July estimate. USDA estimates the average national corn yield will be ... (full story)


Wednesday wheat trading pushed futures mostly lower. SRW wheat was down the most with losses of 3 to 3 3/4 cents. KC wheat was fractionally mixed at the close, save for a penny gain in Sept futures. MGE HRS futures fell 1/2 to 2 1/2 cents on Wednesda... (full story)


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It’s been a rough 2020 so far, but area rice farmers finally got some good news with the recent announcement that the Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship Regional Conservation Partnership Program […] (full story)


As much as we may not want to deal with the reality of the situation, recent news from the state of California suggests it and many other states may be reaching the fiscal boundaries of the COVID-19 economic contraction. The reality of the economic situation is that when consumers are restricted... (full story)


The Cotton Board recently held its 2020 Annual Meeting. During this virtual meeting, board members serving the Cotton Research and Promotion Program reviewed, analyzed, and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s […] (full story)


The Cotton Board recently held its 2020 Annual Meeting. During this virtual meeting, board members serving the Cotton Research and Promotion Program reviewed, analyzed, and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s […] (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Aug 12, 2020 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs steady to 15.00 lower with decline on light lambs; slaughter ewes 2.00-4.00 higher; no comparison on feeder... (full story)


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This month’s 2020/21 U.S. cotton outlook includes higher beginning stocks, production, and ending stocks, and a decline in consumption. Production for the 2020 crop is raised 3 percent to 18.1 […] (full story)


Hogs test supportand cattle markets make new highs (full story)


MS_GR111 Minneapolis, MN Wed Aug 12, 2020 USDA Market News NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more user-friendly and accessible PDF format. In the next few weeks, this... (full story)


Photo credit: Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Wednesday’s corn production estimate of 15-point-three billion bushels from USDA did not take into account the extensive damage caused by this week’s derecho windstorm in the... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with modest gains of 1-3/4 to 3-3/4 cents, as December lead today’s rally closing at 3.27-1/4. Nearby September gained 3, closing at 3.14-1/2. As expected, today’s USDA report was considered somewhat negativ... (full story)


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WinField United is connecting Climate FieldView to its cloud-based data-management system, the Answer Tech Data Silo. Representatives from both companies say the venture will help provide in-season connectivity choices for U.S. and Canadian farmers.... (full story)


A private survey is finding organic cropland and land rents provide a significant premium to farmers. Erin Leonard with Mercaris is the project coordinator of the Mercoterra project, which investigates the impact of organic certification on land... (full story)