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SV_LS148 Frankfort KY Tue May 21, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Farmers Stockyards Flemingsburg, KY Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2019 Receipts: 97 Last Week: 55 Year Ago: 132 Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold steady on light test, feeder heifers sold... (full story)


Corn futures are 3 to 6 cents higher this morning after USDA confirmed slow US planting progress and weather forecasts continue to suggest more of the same. They saw 2 to 6 1/2 cents gains on Monday, posting multi-month highs in several contracts. Pr... (full story)


Lean Hog futures settled Monday mixed, with nearby June down 62.5 cents and deferred contracts steady to 75 cents higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 38 cents from the previous day @ $84.59 on May 16. The weekly update to the Fresh Bacon Index show... (full story)


Live cattle futures were mostly lower to start the week, with nearby June up a few ticks. Feeder cattle futures were down 32.5 to 82.5 cents, on weakness in live cattle and strength in corn. The CME feeder cattle index was down 30 cents to $132.76 on... (full story)


Wheat futures are 5 to 8 cents higher this morning after closing Monday with 9 to 16 cent gains in the front months on Monday. KC HRW is the bull leader. There was some short covering in Chicago on Monday, with preliminary OI down 4,222 contracts. Th... (full story)


Corn futures are 3 to 6 cents higher this morning after USDA confirmed slow US planting progress and weather forecasts continue to suggest more of the same. They saw 2 to 6 1/2 cents gains on Monday, posting multi-month highs in several contracts. Pr... (full story)


Cotton futures are currently 18 to 46 points lower with some traders attempting a Turnaround Tuesday fade. They saw 119 to 192 point gains in most contracts on Monday. Rain in parts of northern TX and other parts of the Cotton Belt may slow cotton pl... (full story)


Soybean futures are trading 6 to 9 cents higher this morning. They ended the Monday session with the front months 10 to 10 1/2 cents higher. Preliminary open interest rose a modest 4,413 contracts on Monday. Support came from the grain complex and sp... (full story)


Still Problematic (full story)


The last few trading days in gold were quite interesting, but overall gold has been a quite boring market in the last couple of months. Gold's volatility index dropped to new lows as the current back and forth movement is just a small part of the same kind of movement on a broader scale.... (full story)


Stocks retraced some of their short-term rebound on Friday, as investors' sentiment worsened once again. The S&P 500 index bounced off the nearest important resistance level of around 2,890-2,900. Will stocks resume their downtrend? (full story)


Peas are becoming an increasingly popular protein source in the food industry. Pea protein is typically made from the yellow split pea, a high fiber legume with many essential amino acids. Healthy Living ~ pea protein Continue reading What’s... (full story)


Planting Pace Remains a Concern (full story)


Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Soybeans, Grains Higher Again on Rain Delays Soybeans and grains were again higher in overnight trading as relentless rainfall continues to keep producers from their fields. The... (full story)


Yesterday the markets continued to lose ground. The question now is will this continue or will the markets change direction? Read on to learn more... (full story)


How much corn will get planted by late this week? (full story)


SV_LS158 Frankfort, KY Mon May 20, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Kentuckiana Livestock Market - Owensboro, KY Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2019 Receipts: 427 Last Week: 322 Year Ago: 522 Compared to last week: Steer and bull calves were 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Heifer... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 21 2019 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON MAY 20 2019 10,000 POUND UNITS (COMMODITY TOTALS FOLLOW ASTERIKS) ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 21 2019 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON MAY 20 2019 CAR AND VAN COUNT ... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 21-MAY-2019 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce Auction Phone: (270)... (full story)


SV_LS153 Frankfort, KY Mon May 20, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Farmers Regional Livestock Market, Glasgow, KY (Weigh in sale) Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2019 (Slaughter cows and bulls weigh out sale) Receipts: 767 Last Week: 988 Last Year: 1395 Compared to... (full story)


Alibaba shows an incomplete sequence from May 4, 2019 favoring more downside. This article & video talks about short term Elliott Wave path. (full story)


The Nasdaq100 (NQ) slid more than 1.5% yesterday, and is trying to bounce just above a precarious triangle support (on the 4hr chart) and uptrend support (on the daily and weekly chart). Significantly, NQ is testing the 23.6% Fib retrace of the Jan-Apr rally, and appears winded on the dead cat... (full story)


The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


Corn futures saw 2 to 6 1/2 cents gains on Monday, posting multi-month highs in several contracts. Rains over the weekend and forecasts for more in the WCB over the next week were supportive. In the weekly Crop Progress report, NASS showed corn plant... (full story)


Wheat futures closed Monday with 9 to 16 cent gains in the front months. The Southern Plains continue to see abnormal amount of rain for this time of year, causing some disease concerns in the HRW crop. Monday afternoon, the Crop Progress report show... (full story)


Soybean futures ended the Monday session with the front months 10 to 10 1/2 cents higher. Support came from the grain complex and specs taking profits after Friday’s sell off. July soy meal was up $3/ton, with soybean oil 28 points higher. Aft... (full story)


Cotton futures saw 119 to 192 point gains in most contracts to start a new week. Rain in parts of northern TX and other parts of the Cotton Belt may slow cotton planting this week. The Crop Progress report indicated that 44% of the US cotton crop was... (full story)


Corn futures saw 2 to 6 1/2 cents gains on Monday, posting multi-month highs in several contracts. Rains over the weekend and forecasts for more in the WCB over the next week were supportive. In the weekly Crop Progress report, NASS showed corn plant... (full story)


Lean Hog futures settled Monday mixed, with nearby June down 62.5 cents and deferred contracts steady to 75 cents higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 38 cents from the previous day @ $84.59 on May 16. The weekly update to the Fresh Bacon Index show... (full story)


Live cattle futures were mostly lower to start the week, with nearby June up a few ticks. Feeder cattle futures were down 32.5 to 82.5 cents, on weakness in live cattle and strength in corn. The CME feeder cattle index was down 30 cents to $132.76 on... (full story)


SV_LS142 Frankfort, KY Mon May 20, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Blue Grass South Stockyards - Stanford, KY Cattle weighed at time of sale Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2019 Receipts: 284 Last Week: 366 Year Ago: 566 Compared to last Monday:Feeder steers 2.00-4.00... (full story)


A Missouri man who conspired with others to sell grain fraudulently marketed as organic pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. John Burton, age 52, from Clarksdale, Missouri, […] (full story)


Deere & Co.’s second quarterly report for 2019 was yet one more indicator of the increasing economic struggle in U.S. agriculture.  After the report was released on Friday (May 17), […] (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the REIT Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's All Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart featu... (full story)


A bottom for cattle futures? (full story)


An extension grain market economist tells Brownfield this spring’s planting delays have provided a second chance to farmers pricing corn. Ed Usset with the University of Minnesota says it’s been a quick spurt higher as wet conditions continue to keep... (full story)


Excellent Rule (full story)


The director of government relations for Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) believes the legislature is headed to a special session and says many MFU priorities remain in play. Stu Lourey tells Brownfield the Speaker of the House, Senate Majority Leader,... (full story)


SV_LS176 Frankfort, KY Mon May 20, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Cattlemens Livestock , Bowling Green, KY Weighted Average Report for Monday May 20, 2019 Cattle Receipts: 357 Last week: 198 Last year: 308 Compared to last week: Feeder steers 2.00-3.00 lower... (full story)


Wisconsin farmers took advantage of more than four days suitable for fieldwork last week. The USDA Crop Progress report says corn planting went from 14 to 35 percent complete, with producers avoiding low spots and heavy soils. Heavy rains did halt... (full story)


Minnesota corn planting has crossed the halfway point but remains more than a week behind normal. The USDA crop progress report shows as of Sunday, 56 percent of intended corn acres have been planted. That’s three days behind a year ago and 10 days... (full story)


Plant-based protein companies have attracted $16 billion in investment during the last 10 years. The Good Food Institute says $13 billion was invested in just the last two years. Alternatives to dairy products lead the way, while mainstream... (full story)


Soybean growers are investing checkoff funds in testing that could result in higher blends of renewable biodiesel. National Biodiesel Board technical director Scott Fenwick says they’re looking at different types of engines in on-road and off-road... (full story)


SV_LS167 Frankfort, KY Mon May 20, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News United Producers, Inc. - Irvington, KY Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2019 Receipts: 694 Last Week: 498 Year Ago: 606 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and feeder heifers 500 lbs and under steady... (full story)


A southeast Missouri farmer says half of his acres have been under water for a long time – and the corn and beans he HAS planted are at risk of flooding. But, Peter Rost, who farms in New Madrid County in the Missouri Bootheel, says he’s not... (full story)


Powell speaks tonight and the Dollar Index is at a crucial level. Let's take a look at the overall landscape. (full story)


Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly lower on spread activity and profit taking, as traders watched the distribution of this week’s showlist. June was up $.07 at $111.35 and August was down $.40 at $108.52.Feeder cattle... (full story)


When field conditions become conducive for planting, several possible scenarios exist for the management of existing weed vegetation.  One possible scenario is that planting will occur before any type of […] (full story)


Farmers and farm businesses in southeastern Iowa can learn about the latest crop production research and trends during the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm spring field day […] (full story)


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