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The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association has a new president and some new board members. Steve Bechel of the Eau Galle Cheese Factory in Durand, Wisconsin was selected President for the 2021-2022 term, which starts July 1st. Three new board... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal Market News Service, USDA Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Email: Yakima.fvmndata@ams.usda.gov Website:... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 14-APR-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)


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


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


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A lot of attention and focus can be placed on the cash flow of a farm or ranch operation but relying only on cash flow as a measure of success […] (full story)


Refinancing can be a useful tool for farms and ranches to improve cash flow. The process of refinancing can reduce the debt payments that you are expected to make in […] (full story)


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


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


REPORTING OFFICE: BOSTON APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


Last week (08-April) in southwestern OK, Gary Strickland (Jackson County Extn Educator) reported seeing only very little stripe rust, but that tan spot was still present in the lower canopy.  […] (full story)


Agricultural carbon markets exist through privately and publicly owned companies with aim to reduce carbon emissions through trade of carbon units sequestered at the farm level. The sale of carbon […] (full story)


SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Apr 13, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs steady to 10.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 20.00-30.00 lower; slaughter... (full story)


While the 2020 growing season was relatively to abnormally dry for much of Minnesota, there were pockets of the state where fields were too wet for crops to be harvested. […] (full story)


As we get closer to spring in Minnesota, the birds are singing, snow is melting, and planting is on the horizon. When it comes to nitrogen leaching, there is no […] (full story)


Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday that, “China imported a record amount of meat in March on supply concerns as hog herds in the world’s biggest pork consumer struggled to recover from African swine […] (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS:  Corn futures finished on a strong note with double digit gains on old crop contracts. This is the second day in a row with a strong finish as May futures lead today’s rally closing at 5.94, a new contract high close while December gained 7 closing at 5.11-1/4,... (full story)


At the close for the Wednesday session the soy complex was higher, led by BO. Soy oil futures were up triple digits for 1.91% to 2.28% gains. Soymeal futures closed $3.20 to $3 higher, with gains of as much as 0.8%. Beans were up double digits on Wednesday, led by... (full story)


Live cattle futures were weaker again on Wednesday, posting 30 to 85 cent losses. Cash business for the week remains mostly unestablished so far, save for some light $121 trade in KS and TX. The weekly FCE auction resulted in no sales from the 3,643 head listed. Most asks were... (full story)


After mixed action from early trading the midweek session closed with $0.20 to $1.65 gains. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was down by 20 cents on Wednesday afternoon at $101.35. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 52 cents to $101.89 on 4/9. Pork cutout futures ended with... (full story)


Wheat futures traded mostly sideways to lower after the early session gains, but still closed with double digit gains. CBT SRW futures ended the session 2.64% to 2.9% in the black. KC HRW closed with 2.71% to 3.21% gains. MGE futures ended with 1.51% to 1.98% gains. Global weather data... (full story)


After midweek trading, corn futures settled near the highs with 6 1/2 to 14 cent gains. Old crop prices were up double digits with 2.29% to 2.41% gains. New crop prices closed the session 1.26% to 1.98% higher. EIA data showed ethanol producers averaged 941,000 barrels per day through the... (full story)


At the Wednesday close, old crop cotton futures were 233 to 238 points stronger. New crop prices were up 115 to 133 points. The US dollar index was down 210 points on the day, supporting commodities priced in dollars. Zhengzhou Cotton Prices were lower for the 3rd straight day, down... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day  belongs to the electronic parts distributor   Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW ).   I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening tools to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals. After I sorted for the most frequent number of new highs in... (full story)


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The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased nearly 2 cents to $3.13 per gallon on April 12, 62 cents higher than a year ago. The Rocky Mountain and Midwest prices […] (full story)


USDA’s Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program is a commodity support program that makes deficiency payments when the marketing year average price for a covered commodity falls below a statutory reference […] (full story)


Hogs rally while cattle markets weaken (full story)


It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […] (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Wed, Apr 14, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 10.92 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Tuesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture invested $15.5 million in Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools, or FACT. The agency awarded 18 grants for research to enhance food and ag production. A dozen other grants support... (full story)


An official with one of the nation’s largest biofuel producers suggests the ripples caused by the pandemic are subsiding. POET vice president of corporate affairs Doug Berven says it was this time last year when 50 percent of travel shut down... (full story)


A market analyst says everyone including farmers is having difficulty getting needed products. Mike North with ever.ag says, “The supply chain right now is being stressed at a level that we’ve never experienced in our lifetimes.” North... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower waiting for cash trade to develop.  Feeder cattle led the way lower on the day’s higher move in corn.  April live cattle closed $.30 lower at $122.10 and June... (full story)


Expect low inventories, shipping delays, and a lack of labor to drive up perennial and nursery plant prices this year. Amy Upton with the Michigan Nursery Landscape Association tells Brownfield, “One of the big factors that is affecting any type... (full story)


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More than 300 businesses and investors have expressed support for ambitious U.S. emissions reduction targets. What is called the We Mean Business coalition’s letter to President Biden says the U.S. must adopt an emissions reduction target that puts... (full story)


A north-central Iowa farmer is concerned about dryness. April Hemmes farms around a thousand acres of corn and soybeans south of Hampton. “Boy do we need a rain (because) it is dry, and that is probably the scariest thing going in (to... (full story)


After reviewing the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, the Biden-Harris Administration has made the decision to discontinue the program in May. This program helped deliver nearly 133 million boxes of food in 2020 and played a helping hand to curb... (full story)


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