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Wheat markets closed in the red on Friday. KC HRW wheat was down the most on the day with losses 9 to 11 cents, which for July meant a 9 cent drop for the week. SRW futures were down by 5 3/4 to 8 1/2 cents on the day, and July was down by a nickel o... (full story)


The cotton markets go into the weekend with gains on Friday. Futures closed the session up by 117 to 179 points. For July futures, that added up to the week’s gain of 4.31 cents/lb. Cotton exports were 1.25m bales in April according to the latest C... (full story)


June contracts continue to be the exception, with a 97 cent move lower. The other front months closed $0.35 to $1.67 higher on the last trading day of the week. The CME Lean Hog index was down another $1.68 on June 03, to $55.38. USDA National Averag... (full story)


The front month soybeans had green candles every day except Monday. For July futures that meant a 3.3% rally from Fri-Fri. Friday trading left the futures UNCH to 3 cents higher, with Jan beans up the most. Soymeal traded 40 to 70 cents/ton lower on ... (full story)


Friday cattle futures were down by triple digits, with June down the most. June contracts were down $1.82 on Friday and down $5.40 on the week. Feeder futures were also down by triple digits, with losses of 55 cents to $1.22. The Feeder Cattle index ... (full story)


The late week rally in corn futures left July 2.1% higher week to week. On Friday, the front months closed 2 to 2 1/4 cents higher. Trader estimates ahead of the June supply and demand updates expect the USDA to list new crop corn production at 15.9 ... (full story)


The late week rally in corn futures left July 2.1% higher week to week. On Friday, the front months closed 2 to 2 1/4 cents higher. Trader estimates ahead of the June supply and demand updates expect the USDA to list new crop corn production at 15.9 ... (full story)


The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) and it’s director Chris Chinn have released a statement saying dicamba herbicide products are still registered for sale and use in Missouri and until it gets guidance from EPA on a recent court... (full story)


Summary This week, dry conditions were common across parts of the central and southern Great Plains, as well as parts of the northern Great Plains, particularly in North Dakota. Dry […] (full story)


Deborah Honig of Adelaide Capital and CEO of Technical Traders Ltd., Chris Vermeulen, share their perspectives on why they feel silveris on the cusp of making some big moves. (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures closed with gains again today, July corn closed up 2-1/4 cents at 3.31-1/4 and December up 2-1/4 at 3.45 (highest close since April 17). This is in spite of the fact that the U.S. dollar was up today. Short-covering of a... (full story)


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Milk futures were down, and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday.   June Class III milk was down $.33 at $19.88.  July was down $.32 at $18.67. August was down $.18 at $17.38.  September was... (full story)


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Armyworm primarily feed on grasses. As seen in the past, and now being reported this spring, they will feed on no-tilled soybean into a cereal rye cover crop. Weeks ago, […] (full story)


The senior vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Company says current land values for quality cropland are stable. Randy Dickhut tells Brownfield even with less demand, land values are being supported. “There’s less... (full story)


Some Illinois corn acres are still unplanted due to wet weather. The final plant date for crop insurance has passed for extreme southern Illinois (May 28) and is rapidly approaching […] (full story)


Jeff Jorgenson of Sidney, Iowa Southwest Iowa farmer Jeff Jorgenson says he only has about ten percent of his 2019 crop left to sell. Jorgenson says he marketed most of his crop in January and February when the basis dropped to near zero. He... (full story)


The president of the National Farmers Union says racism and policy brutality are important topics, brought to light from the death of George Floyd, but can be difficult and uncomfortable to discuss. Rob Larew tells Brownfield Ag News there must be... (full story)


The May 2020 Employment Report was the biggest bullish surprise we've ever seen. Listen to Turner's Take podcast to find out why. (full story)


A southwestern Indiana farmer is replanting some corn after wrapping up planting both corn and soybeans on Monday. Mark Seib says the reason for replanting wasn’t weather related… “We had blackbirds that thinned our population way too much in... (full story)


The president of the National Farmers Union says the recent indictments of four poultry industry executives accused of price fixing highlights the need for stronger enforcement of anti-trust violations. Rob Larew tells Brownfield Ag News, “There’s... (full story)


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Wisconsin is telling soybean farmers it’s okay to keep using their dicamba for now. Leeann Duwe is with the Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection. She tells Brownfield, “DATCP is waiting for the Environmental Protection Agency to... (full story)


TO_GR110 Moses Lake, WA Fri Jun 5, 2020 USDA Market News Eastern Wyoming/Western Nebraska Elevator Cash Grain Bids Cash grain bids to farmers delivered to country elevators and feed mills for Wheat, Corn and Soybeans per bushel, Millet and Sunflowers... (full story)


BL_GR110 Moses Lake, WA Fri Jun 5, 2020 USDA Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Friday, June 5, 2020. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices not necessarily... (full story)


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COVID-19 brought attention to the weakness in the food supply chain and some states are starting to take action. The state of Kentucky is incentivizing growth in local meat processors in hopes of preventing another supply chain breakdown like what... (full story)


Organizers of Minnesota Farmfest have announced this year’s event is cancelled. IdeaAg Group says the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with related governmental guidelines regarding large events, makes it impractical to hold a... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower on profit-taking, the sluggish end to the week for cash trade, and the continued slide in wholesale values.  Feeder cattle were lower on the same factors with additional support from... (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Fri June 5, 2020 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2... (full story)


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Soybeans were steady to firm on spread trade and short covering. It was an up and down day, but with a mostly higher undertone thanks to spillover from the broader market and improvements in export demand. The Dow was sharply higher on surprising May... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Jul. corn closed at $3.31 and 1/4, up 2 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $8.67 and 3/4, unchanged Jul. soybean meal closed at $289.10, down 70 cents Jul. soybean oil closed at 28.14, up 32 points Jul. wheat closed at $5.15 and 1/4, down 8 and... (full story)


There’s concern the recent court decision blocking the sales and use of dicamba could bring about the demise of other ag chemicals. But Peterson Farms Seed Agronomist Adam Spelhaug tells Brownfield the scope of the ruling is probably limited. ... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Fri, Jun 05, 2020 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.2525-3.3425 UP 2.25 ... (full story)


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RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 05, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $211.94 $194.60 ... (full story)


Growers and custom applicators with dicamba herbicide on-farm are encouraged to contact their ag retailer immediately. Minnesota Department of Agriculture pesticide and fertilizer management division director Joshua Stamper says unused XtendiMax,... (full story)


SF_GR110 Sioux Falls, SD Fri Jun 05, 2020 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News Eastern South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (Including some terminal sites) Northeast and Southeast Regions Combined ... (full story)


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