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In this edition of Missouri Corn Talk, John Hinners with the US Meat Export Federation explains the close connection between the corn and meat industries, and how the two are working together to increase export demand for corn-fed meat. ... ... (full story)


Syngenta Crop Protection’s Seedcare business is launching Victrato, a novel seed treatment technology that combines nematode and disease control. Syngenta officials say it will benefit farmers looking to increase the quality and yield of their crops... (full story)


CORN Corn futures were down last night amid a pull-back in wheat and a strong push in planting progress. USDA said 49% of the corn crop was in, more than double last week's 22% progress number. The 5-year average is 67% for this time of year. July and December corn... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures across much of the country, while warmer-than-normal weather should be confined to parts of California, the Desert Southwest, and the Gulf and... (full story)


Sponsored by: The American Soybean Association and United Soybean Board During the mid- to late-week period, showers will broadly affect the northern half of the U.S., while hot, dry weather will dominate the South.  Five-day rainfall could reach... (full story)


Yesterday we suggested a Mixed market and the indices didn't disappoint. What will we see today? (full story)


Adam Bierbaum, who farms in southwest Iowa and chairs the Iowa Corn Grassroots and Checkoff Committee, says his experiences on the Collegiate Advisory Team and the I-LEAD program helped him develop leadership skills. Now he’s encouraging emerging... (full story)


A slow start to the planting season combined with product shortages and supply chain issues are the recipe for a weed control showdown. In this Voice of Soy – Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension weed specialist says cutting back on... (full story)


Let’s evaluate the first NKE covered call. Buying 100 shares of NKE would cost $11,260. The July 120 strike call option was trading yesterday around $4.25, generating $425 in premium per contract for covered call sellers. (full story)


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The VIX (VIJ22) continues looking vulnerable to a deeper slide despite testing the 61.8% Fib retrace of the April to May bounce. Nevertheless, the VX appears poised to make a higher May low versus the April low, with decent odds of support kicking in at the May low.  (full story)


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Dogecoin has fallen way too far, but it seems highly correlated with Bitcoin, which has also taken a huge hit. At this point, Dogecoin could be a bargain for long-term investors. (full story)


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Boy, that escalated quickly.  I mean that really got out of hand fast. That could refer to the drying conditions or the planting progress.  Last week’s big jump in planting […] (full story)


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General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […] (full story)


Jim Roemer's video explains how an east-based La Niña is causing havoc for certain crops that trade in futures markets (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 16-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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In tonight’s evening edition, catch up on the latest data from the USDA report and more planting progress, new fungicide for soybeans, and two undersecretary nominations in the USDA. Planting Season Updates As of Sunday, the USDA has pegged... (full story)


The wheat complex saw several contracts close at the limit on Monday across all three exchanges. CBT and KC contracts were up the 70 cent limit in front months with deferred contracts double digits higher as well. MPLS was up their respective 60 cent limit in the front months. The... (full story)


Live cattle futures were up 17 cents to $1.55 on Monday, with the front months the strongest. Cash trade has yet to develop this week, though USDA did show a few $142 sales in the North on Monday. Feeders were pressured by the strength in corn, with most contracts down... (full story)


Lean hog futures posted $1.32 to $3.60 gains on Monday. The National Average Base Hog price for Monday morning was $101.64 up 17 cents from the day prior. CME’s Lean Hog Index for 5/12 was 55 cents lower to $100.49. Pork cutout futures were $3.20 higher on Monday. USDA’s National... (full story)


Cotton futures were up 404 to 545 points on Monday. Outside markets were adding support, with crude oil up another $3.40 and the dollar down 391 points. The weekly Crop Progress report tallied the US cotton crop at 37% planted, on pace with the 5-year average and a 13% increase... (full story)


Soybeans held up at the close with contracts up 9 ½ to 13 ¾ on Monday. Product values were mixed as soybean meal was up $3.60/ton, and bean oil backing off 67 points. USDA pegged soybean planting pace at 30% as of 5/15, on the low end of estimates. That... (full story)


Corn futures rallied another 15 to 28 ¼ cents on Monday to start the week on a bullish note. July climbed back over $8, with Dec back above $7.50. After the close, NASS released their weekly Crop Progress report tallying the US corn crop at 49% planted. That was slightly... (full story)


In 2003, Illinois significantly revised its Grain Code to provide additional protection to famers in the event a state-licensed grain dealer or warehouse fails. A grain elevator that stores grain […] (full story)


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New York Times writers Michael Schwirtz, Marc Santora and Michael Levenson reported on the front page of today’s paper that, “Russia’s nearly three-month-old invasion of neighboring Ukraine has been punctuated by […] (full story)


And the beat goes on! Bolstered by a bullish WASDE report and on call sales fixations, both July and December futures posted gains for yet another week. July advanced 159 […] (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 ballooned higher today on the heals of limit higher wheat prices, strong energy, and on-going planting delay concerns. July... (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Mon May 16, 2022 USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News The OKC West Livestock Auction is estimating 1,800 head of stocker cattle and calves for the sale on Tuesday 05/17/2022. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Telephone (405)... (full story)


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