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A timely educational analysis about what happened last week (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 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)


Germs grow in warm weather so protect your outdoor foods to keep from getting sick. IUse a meat thermometer to make sure your foods are cooked to the proper temperature. Keep those cooked foods and your cold foods out NO longer than ONE hour in... (full story)


Wheat prices ended the first trade day of the week with losses. CBT wheat futures closed the session 6 1/4 to 7 1/2 cents weaker. HRW wheat futures closed 9 1/2 to 10 cents weaker. Spring wheat futures ended with 17 1/4 to 19 cent losses.  NASS reported the national... (full story)


Front month cattle futures closed a nickel in the black to $1.25 higher. June fats were up 67 cents but still a discount to the cash market. There were still no deliveries reported through June 11; CME’s settlement quote was $118.70 on Friday. USDA reported limited $124 trade in NE... (full story)


Domestic soy futures closed the first trade day of the week with at least 2% drops. Beans were down 2.4% to 3% at the closing bell. Soymeal futures gave back 2.4% in the front months with $9.30/ton losses. Soybean oil futures closed the Monday session 1.5% to 2.9% weaker. The... (full story)


Front month corn futures ended the Monday session with 25 1/4 to 31 1/4 cent losses. Old crop basis, according to cmdtyView data, was 7 cents over July at the close. Basis has weakened since being 15 3/4 cents over on May 24th. For new crop’s harvest delivery, the national... (full story)


June hogs expired at $122.87. The other front months ended the session with triple digit losses of at least $1.75. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $116.89 on Monday afternoon, following a $2.37 pullback. USDA reported the WCB afternoon average price at $132.28, with the country’s high at $136. The... (full story)


Cotton futures ended the first trade day of the week with triple digit losses. July and October were the weakest on the day, closing 205 and 246 points in the red respectively. New crop futures were down 169 to 179 points.  A break from the rain allowed cotton planting to... (full story)


As the worlds second largest producer of copper, the thought that Peru may shift towards socialism is spooking the copper market. (full story)


MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Mon Jun 14, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Monday, June 14, 2021 Compared to last month in Missouri slaughter lambs not tested. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Missouri: no test. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Jun 14, 2021 USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News The OKC West Livestock Auction is estimating 1,200 head of stocker cattle and calves for the sale on Tuesday 06/15/2021. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Telephone (405)... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JUN 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR WEEK ENDING JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


Low Raitings Highlighted in Key Areas (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


Price action today in the fats wasn't that impressive.  I know many view the upward movement as supportive, but all that has transpired in the June and August is a evening up of the basis.  (full story)


The USDA says most of the corn and soybeans in Nebraska are in good to excellent condition. The latest crop progress and condition report says the state’s corn is rated 84 percent good to excellent with 87 percent of soybeans in good-to excellent... (full story)


Another dry week across Iowa stressed crops but did allow farmers to spray for weeds, side-dress nitrogen, and harvest hay. The latest crop report from USDA says topsoil moisture levels went from under 40 percent short to very short to 70 percent... (full story)


Wisconsin farmers were able to do field work every day last week, but there are growing concerns about soil moisture levels.  Topsoil moisture is 36% short and 23% very short, with only 40% of topsoil reported as adequate.  Subsoil moisture is 35%... (full story)


Hot, dry weather pushed crop development but reduced soil moisture and crop condition ratings across Minnesota last week. The latest report from USDA says just 36 percent of topsoil is rated adequate to surplus, and subsoil moisture ratings... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI JUN 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JUN 13 2021 ... (full story)


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The deadline for farmers to qualify for the federal Pandemic Cover Crop Program is Tuesday. producers must fill out the Farm Service Agency’s Report of Acreage form to apply.  USDA says producers will automatically receive the benefit by filling... (full story)


Many Arkansas farmers continue to battle excessive moisture and flooding.  Thirteen percent of the corn is silking and 68% rated good to excellent.  Cotton is 95% emerged with 81% rated good to excellent.  Peanuts are 95% emerged with... (full story)


Continued wet weather across much of Tennessee is keeping many farmers from their fields.  In West Tennessee, farmers who do have some drier areas are able to apply post-emergent herbicides, in the middle part of the state, farmers are waiting... (full story)


Eighty-five percent of South Dakota’s corn crop is in fair to good condition Emergence is ahead of average at nearly 100%. Soybean condition is also 85% fair to good with emergence well ahead of last year and the average at 94%. Forty-two... (full story)


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Missouri crop condition fell slightly across the state under mostly warm, dry conditions.       The USDA says corn emergence in the state progressed to 97 percent, four percent ahead of last year. Corn condition fell... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Corn, soybeans and pasture conditions last week are down slightly from the week before. Nearly 100% of Illinois corn has emerged. Sixty-eight-percent of the corn that has is rated good to excellent. Soybean planting reached 95% as of Sunday,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


The USDA says adequate conditions for crop progress continued last week in Ohio. According to the latest crop progress and condition report, 72 percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition. Ninety-four percent of the crop has... (full story)


The USDA says crop conditions remained stable despite varying soil moisture levels last week in Indiana. According to the latest crop progress and condition report, 73 percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition. Ninety-six... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, Jun 14, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $249.93 $222.23 ... (full story)


The South-Central Lower Peninsula of Michigan is facing the severest drought conditions in the state and crops continue to decline. USDA says nearly all corn and soybeans have emerged while 79 percent of dry beans are planted. Alfalfa harvest is 72... (full story)


The International Dairy Foods Association says the economic impact of the dairy processing sector in the U.S. makes up three percent of the country’s GDP. “The numbers tell the story of a pretty vibrant and strong industry that’s contributing a lot... (full story)


U.S. corn and soybean crop conditions drop. Emergence of both crops remains ahead of five-year averages, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. As of Sunday, the U.S. had 96% of the corn crop emerged, above a 91. CORN On Monday,... (full story)


Soybeans were sharply lower on fund and technical selling but finishing above the session lows. Most medium-term weather outlooks have good rain coverage in much of the region, easing some of the anticipated stress from the current weather pattern in... (full story)


A University of Missouri ag economist says Brazil’s second crop corn maintaining a 90 million metric ton production outlook in USDA’s latest supply and demand estimate is alarming. Ben Brown said U.S corn producers could have more competition on... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle followed feeders higher, watching direct business and the day’s sharply lower move in corn.  June live cattle closed $.67 higher at $119.37 and August live cattle closed $1.25 higher at... (full story)


The USDA has announced investments to make the U.S. food system more resilient. National Farmers Union Rob Larew says this is good news for the industry. “Ag Secretary Vilsack has talked about making the food system a much more resilient system... (full story)