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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association recently told the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that red meat, like beef, can be part of a healthy diet. Shalene McNeill, executive director of nutrition research with NCBA, says there is... (full story)

The remnants of Barry will drift northeastward and weaken but remain a focus for heavy showers. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 4 inches or more from the mid-South into the Northeast. Meanwhile, a pair of cold fronts will cross the... (full story)

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Indiana Senator Todd Young met with farmers and industry leaders Friday to discuss ag policy issues. West Central Indiana Farmer Brent Bible says it allowed farmers to discuss how the 2019 planting season is impacting their operations.   “We... (full story)

Dr. Wes Jamison spoke at the recent Iowa Swine Day in Ames. Dr. Wes Jamison, associate professor of public relations at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida, used to do presentations to ag groups about the animal rights movement. But Jamison... (full story)

Here's the game plan: Equities, Crude and Gold are all coming in just a bit from overnight highs. Lets take a look at the tradable levels. (full story)

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The EPA has expanded the registered uses for the insecticide sulfoxaflor. Now, sulfoxaflor can be used on alfalfa, corn, millet, oats, sorghum, pineapple, and tree plantations.  The EPA registration also restores label use for citrus,... (full story)

Across the Corn Belt, rain associated with Tropical Depression Barry is edging into southern parts of Illinois and Missouri. Meanwhile, showers in advance of an approaching cold front stretch from the upper Great Lakes region into Nebraska. Little... (full story)

Live cattle futures are down 50 to 85 cents in most contracts on Monday. Feeder cattle futures are down 20 to 60 cents at midday. The CME feeder cattle index was up another $1.49 @ $141.08 on July 11. Wholesale boxed beef prices were mixed on Monday ... (full story)

Lean Hog futures are mixed at midday, with front months lower and deferred contracts higher. July expires today. August was up 4.67% last week. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 8 cents from the previous day @ $70.73 on July 11. The CME Fresh Bacon Index... (full story)

Soybean futures are showing 10 to 10 1/2 cent losses in the front months at midday. August soybean meal is down $2.80/ton, with soy oil 2 points lower. This morning’s USDA Export Inspections report showed soybean exports of 854,373 MT for the week ... (full story)

Wheat futures are mostly 9 to 15 cents lower on Monday, tracking with corn. Weekly wheat shipments were reported at 315,373 MT for the week of July 11 via USDA’s Export Inspections report. That was slightly above half of the previous week and down ... (full story)

Corn futures are trading 7 to 9 1/4 cents lower in most contracts on Monday. The weekly Export Inspections report indicated that 676,485 MT of corn was shipped in the week that ended on July 11. That was down 6.23% from last week and just above half ... (full story)

Corn futures are trading 7 to 9 1/4 cents lower in most contracts on Monday. The weekly Export Inspections report indicated that 676,485 MT of corn was shipped in the week that ended on July 11. That was down 6.23% from last week and just above half ... (full story)

Cotton futures are trading 17 to 79 points higher in most contracts on Monday after setting new life of contract lows last week. Tropical Storm Barry likely did some damage to Delta cotton, but results may not show up until next week due to the repor... (full story)

This week the Senate Ag Committee will be taking a deeper look into USDA research including the relocation of the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Kansas City, Missouri.  Monday employees at the... (full story)

A combination of a tough dairy economy more than twenty years ago and location led a southern Wisconsin family to successfully change how they farm and what they produce. Scott Skelly with Skelly’s Farm Store near Janesville, Wisconsin says what... (full story)

Direct cash cattle trade activity is off to a quiet start today.  Bids and asking prices have yet to be established.  It’s likely significant trade volume will be delayed until the latter half of the week.  Last week a very light trade developed in... (full story)

Gold stocks just ended the week at a new 2019 high, while gold confirmed its breakdown in the most important weekly closing price terms. Who should one believe? Are gold miners leading gold higher just like it was the case many times, or this time is different? Lets delve into both the gold... (full story)

CORN: Corn futures are called mixed to higher. It's all about weather, as long range weather forecasts are bringing a potential heat ridge across the Grain Belt. Prices finished the week with a technical picture, and with ongoing concerns regardin... (full story)

Bulls evidently had a little unfinished business from Friday as grain and soy markets gapped higher overnight as we began to trade for this new week. It appears though that once that was taken care of, there was little left to attract additional interest, and prices then turned lower into the... (full story)

The USDA says that with less than two months to go in the 2018/19 marketing year, corn, sorghum, and soybean export inspections continue to lag behind the respective 2017/18 paces. The 2019/20 marketing year for wheat started June 1st and gets... (full story)

Byline: Lisa Foust Prater Once a nurse graduates from nursing school, his or her education is far from over. Nurses are required to take continuing education courses in order to renew their licenses. AgriSafe, a... (full story)

DJ CBOT Delivery Intentions: Totals – Jul 15 Source: CME Group Contract Quantity Next Trade Commodity Month Delivery Day Assigned Today Date [...] (full story)

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COTTON General Comments Cotton was lower for the week on weak demand. The weekly export sales report was poor once again and there are [...] (full story)

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Gold retail demand seems to be faltering in Hong Kong, where gold recently hit a 6-year high. But what does that mean for the U.S.? Continue reading for more details. (full story)

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Starting at 7:30 A.M. we Have the NY Empire State Manufacturing Index, FES Williams speech at 7:50 A.M. followed by the 3 month and 6 [...] (full story)

Bulls gain memtym and working to restart price uptrend. (full story)

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I could be Rip Van Winkle, just awaking from a 40-year sleep, and I’d know there’s an election coming up.  All sorts of issues so far not talked about much are on all candidates’ lips, including those of the White House incumbent. Color the... (full story)

SJ_GR110 St. Joseph, MO Mon, Jul 15, 2019 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Kansas City Daily Wheat Bids, FOB Track, dollars per bushel Futures (Sep) 4.4900 Change (�/bu) Basis Change HRW Wheat: Ord Protein 5.3400-5.4400 ... (full story)

PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 15-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. ... (full story)

SJ_GR112 St. Joseph, MO Mon, Jul 15, 2019 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Truck bids for Grains Delivered to Kansas City (Price per bushel except Sorghum price per cwt.) SPOT Bids Change (�/bu) Basis Change HRW Wheat: Ord Protein 4.3900-4.6900 ... (full story)

The farm-raised Iowa native never considered anything outside of agriculture but as a teenager would have laughed if you would have told him he’d be working in science. (full story)

NW_PY044 DES MOINES, IA Mon. Jul. 15, 2019 USDA Market News TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance. DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms is steady for current shipments and steady to... (full story)

LR_GR111 Little Rock, AR Mon, Jul, 15, 2019 USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News Arkansas Daily Grain Prices quoted are today's closing cash or contract prices del. To these points. Prices are per bushel, except sorghum is per hundredweight (cwt). Compared to last report: Cash soybeans were... (full story)

LR_GR110 Little Rock, AR Mon, Jul 15, 2019 USDA-AR Ag Dept Bid prices to farmers, FOB Memphis elevators by truck Bids Change Basis Change Corn 4.4700-4.5300 DN 13.25 6U to 12U UNCH Soybeans 9.0775-9.1675 DN 11.5 ... (full story)

0 MP_CN002 Memphis, TN Cotton and Tobacco Progr 15-Jul-19 Spot quotations and differences are for cotton equal to the official standards, net weight, in mixed lots. Upland quotations are FOB car/truck, which includes compression and... (full story)

MP_CN001 0 MEMPHIS, TN 7/15/2019 USDA Cotton and Tobacco Program, MND MARKET 41-4/34 31-3/35 BALES FUTURES TODAY Oct-19 63.70 SOUTHEAST 60.70 62.95 0 ... (full story)

MP_CN009 Memphis, TN USDA Cotton and Tobacco Program, MND SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DIFFERENCES 15-Jul-19 Color Leaf Staple Mike 34 35 36 37 38 Range ... (full story)

MP_CN023 15-Jul-19 ND Basis -425 Oct-19 41-4-34 59.45 31-3-35 61.70 Today 0 Season 13437 USDA (full story)