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This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


Great news for all of our Florida cotton producers: the nitrogen (N) rate project has started! The UF/IFAS cotton recommendation is 60 units of nitrogen, which has been argued by […] (full story)


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Reuters writer Pavel Polityuk reported yesterday that, “Ukrainian farmers have almost completed the sowing of spring wheat for the 2022 harvest and the overall rate of this year’s spring crop sowing is 25% lower than at […] (full story)


The Mississippi State Row Crop Team will be hosting three scout schools in 2022.  The program will cover insects, disease, fertility, and agronomy. These events are free of charge, and […] (full story)


Hot and dry weather helped farmers play catch-up on planting this past week.  Eastern Tennessee farmer Don Holbert tells Brownfield they were slow to start.  “We couldn’t get the weather to warm up or the fields to dry out,” he says. ... (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 higher today after last week's disappointing trade. Export inspections exceeded analyst expectations, the value of ethanol and distiller’s... (full story)


Drew and Erick visit with Tom and Jason from the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville about initiation of irrigation in corn.  We recorded this on Friday, May 13 when […] (full story)


Possible expansion of double crop insurance could have growing pains for farmers double cropping for the first time. University of Illinois ag economist Gary Schnitkey says while expanding the double crop insurance area ‘may’ be good… “If you... (full story)


Another decent week of weather helped Arkansas farmers make big strides in planting pace. Corn planting is 98% complete with 90% of the crop emerged.  Seventy-seven percent is rated good to excellent.  Rice planting is 90% complete, with... (full story)


The Chart of the Day belongs to the major oil company Exxon Mobil (XOM). I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening function to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals then sorted that list by the most frequent number of new highs in... (full story)


The Arkansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded additional funds to help with feral hog eradication efforts across the state.  The $650,000 in federal funding was part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022.  Arkansas... (full story)


Corn and soybean planting continues to lag in South Dakota. USDA’s latest crop report says corn is 62 percent planted, compared to the five-year average of 71 percent.  Emergence is 11 percent, well behind 33 percent normally. For soybeans,... (full story)


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BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 13-NOV-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 13-NOV-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 13-NOV-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 13-NOV-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 13-NOV-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Another week of mostly favorable weather allowed Iowa farmers to creep closer to the normal planting pace. USDA’s latest crop report says at 86 percent, corn planting is just three days behind the five-year average.  Corn emergence is near 50... (full story)


Illinois planting progress has caught up to the average pace, emergence remains behind. USDA says 78 percent of the state’s corn crop is planted, even with the five-year average. Forty – eight percent of the crop has emerged, 24 percent behind last... (full story)


The planting pace in Minnesota remains about a week and-a-half behind normal. USDA’s latest crop progress report says corn is 60 percent planted, soybeans are at 32 percent, and spring wheat is just 11 percent complete. Sugarbeet planting is 27... (full story)


Michigan farmers brought a delayed planting season back on pace over the past week. The USDA says sugarbeets were 99 percent planted along with 77 percent of oats, 60 percent of corn, and 47 percent of soybeans—on track with average. Winter wheat... (full story)


Several proposals that would impact Minnesota farmers remain in limbo as the 2022 Legislative Session comes to a close. Minnesota Farmers Union government relations director Stu Lourey tells Brownfield the House and Senate could not reach deals... (full story)


Wisconsin farmers made a lot of planting progress last week as the weather was suitable for fieldwork on five out of seven days.  USDA reporters say the rapid pace allowed 27% of the corn and 23% of the soybean crop to get in the ground last week... (full story)


Monday's markets were mostly higher except for soybeans.  Grains saw a technical correction, while cattle faded the bearish Cattle on Feed Report and hogs continue their technical and seasonal run higher.  Michelle Rook talked with Pro Farmer's Brian... (full story)


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The USDA says warm and dry conditions helped Nebraska farmers pick up the planting pace last week. Andy Jobman of Gothenburg says he finished over the weekend. “First planted corn is up. Last planted corn is just starting to emerge. Anybody that... (full story)


Missouri’s overall planting progress has nearly caught up to last year and the average. USDA says 84 percent of the state’s corn crop is planted, within five percent of last year and the average. Corn emergence is still well behind at 57... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE MAY 23 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAY 22 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 23 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR WEEK ENDING MAY 21 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO MAY 23 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR WEEK ENDING MAY 21 2022 ... (full story)


Poor winter wheat conditions continue from persistent drought across Kansas. According to the latest crop progress and condition report, winter wheat is rated 25 percent good to excellent with 98 percent of the crop joined and 86 percent headed. ... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, May 23, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $230.47 $212.97 ... (full story)


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FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 23-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 23 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI MAY 20 2022 SAT MAY 21 2022 ... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly higher and feeders were higher ahead of the week’s direct business.  June live cattle closed $1.20 higher at $132.77 and August live cattle closed $1.42 higher at $132.97. August feeder... (full story)


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A one-day planting window last week allowed western Indiana farmer Kevin Cox to wrap up corn planting. But, he says soybean planting is a different story because of untimely rains. “We’ve still got probably 75 percent of our soybeans yet to... (full story)


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