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In this week's AgFax Weekend - Ag Tax Changes | Farm Financing and Land Purchases | and more. (full story)


Triple digits down and triple digits up, just another normal week for cotton trading. …and prices ended the week far better than they started, and on the way to a […] (full story)


Summary For much of the drought-monitoring period, the remnants of Hurricane Nicholas continued to produce heavy showers across the South. Toward the end of the period, residual tropical moisture was […] (full story)


Requests Information on America’s Transportation Supply Chains On September 16, the Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice requesting information from the public to prepare a report required by President […] (full story)


Not only has machinery values been increasing over time, so has the size of farms.  This study compares machinery values on Illinois grain farms enrolled in Illinois Farm Business Farm […] (full story)


Late summer and early fall is time ensure infested and spoiled grain in bins from previous harvests won’t cause more problems for this year’s harvest.  Over the summer, insect infestations […] (full story)


Last week, signs and symptoms of red crown rot of soybean were observed in a few fields in Graves County, Kentucky by a local agronomist (Clint Gregory with Hutson Ag) […] (full story)


Tar spot on corn was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) in Princeton, Kentucky last week. Corn samples submitted by Curt Judy, Todd County Extension […] (full story)


Farmland returns have averaged around 10%, particularly when holding periods exceed 20 years. Even given this 10% average return, financing farmland is difficult because capital gains make up a large […] (full story)


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Interest around carbon capture in farmland soil has grabbed headlines since the 2018 Farm Bill in the US included provisions aimed at promoting soil health. Amplified by Indigo Ag’s launch of its own carbon marketplace, together with a host of other... (full story)


Click to view report AMS_1876.pdf in PDF format (full story)


Cattle on feed higher than expected. USDA Grain Stocks reports on Thursday (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler and Austin Schroeder September 24, 2021 Do Oats Know? There is a very old trade axiom that “oats knows where corn goes”.  The thought behind the saying is that oats are a more commercial market, with less... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Reuters writer Julie Ingwersen reported earlier this week that, “U.S. grain exports increased last week as shippers along the Louisiana Gulf Coast recovered from flooding and widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Ida’s Aug. 29 […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Sep 24, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, September 24, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs... (full story)


Wheat markets ended the Friday session mixed. CBT SRW futures closed with 2 3/4 to 6 1/4 cent gains. December rallied 15 cents from Friday to Friday. KC wheat futures faded back from their midday gains to close fractionally to 1 3/4 cents in the red. From Friday to Friday... (full story)


Friday hog futures trading ended with a rally. Prices closed 5 to 30 cents in the black, while October rallied to close $2.52 higher ahead of the NASS report. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for Friday afternoon was 40 cents higher to $76.93. The 9/22 CME Lean Hog Index... (full story)


Front month soybean futures ended the Friday session fractionally mixed. From the week’s open, November soybeans were unchanged, while the November to November spread tightened by 14 3/4 cents to a 30 3/4 cent nearby premium. Soymeal prices ended the last trade day of the week $0.50 to $1.50/ton in... (full story)


Cotton prices rallied into the weekend. Nearby futures were up more than 3 cents through March, while the deferred contracts gained 232 to 275 points. December’s 353 point rally extended the inverse to an 86 premium to March and a 228 premium to May. Crude Oil continues its bounce through... (full story)


Live cattle futures were lower on the last trade day of the week, giving back 30 to 47 cents in the front months. Feeder cattle, however, found strength in the afternoon to close 40 to 50 cents higher. Sept feeders were 27 cents red on Friday. Catch up cash business... (full story)


On Friday, corn prices worked lower to close 2 to 2 1/2 cents in the red. New crop futures were firmer with Red dec only giving back 3/4 cents while Sept gained 1 1/4 cents. For the week December corn closed 1/4 of a penny lower, while the Dec to... (full story)


Forty miles north of Kansas City, Mo., is where you’ll usually find Patrick Montgomery. The green pastures and slightly rolling hills are more of a sanctuary for a man who knew nothing about raising cattle a decade ago. “I kind of had this... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle Markets will have their challenges in next week's trade. The Cattle on Feed report was slightly bearish and open interest in the complex has been decreasing. (full story)


A University of Wisconsin researcher says the biggest obstacle for some farmers trying to implement conservation practices is their ag retailer. Jason Cavadini with the UW’s Marshfield Ag Research Station tells Brownfield he would answer farmer... (full story)


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It was a big Friday for USDA reports with both Cattle on Feed and Hogs and pigs numbers released. The USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report was pretty bullish as many segments of the report came in well below pre-report estimates. University of... (full story)


Farmers in Brazil began planting in September for what is expected to be a recording-breaking 2021-2022 harvest. The first projection from CONAB (National Supply Company in Brazil) projects farmers will […] (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle closed mixed ahead of the Cattle on Feed report.  Overall, the numbers look bearish.  October live cattle closed $.30 lower at $122.92 and December live cattle closed $.47 lower at... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 24-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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