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AAPL is currently below declining 21 and 50-day moving averages and could be a good candidate for a bearish option trade. Implied volatility is high at around 33%. The twelve-month low for implied volatility is 18.80% and the twelve month high is 43.37%. The IV Percentile is 89%. (full story)


WTI Crude (CLM22) is in the advanced stages of a weekly chart Bull Flag consolidation, where the Bull Flag is arguably extending. Nevertheless, with CL nearing completion on an ascending wedge (on the 4hr chart) and bumping up against upchannel resistance (on the daily chart), odds are moderately high for a retest of the psychologically key 110 whole figure level following today’s highly anticipated 1030am EST weekly inventory data.  (full story)


Wheat Tour Participants Estimate 39.5 bushel crop in northern Kansas Its arguable that Day 1of the 2022 Wheat Tour, which spanned northern Kansas from Manhattan to Colby, is the best overall wheat crop in the state. If that’s the case, the... (full story)


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SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue May 17, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs 10.00-40.00 lower; slaughter ewes weak. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 20.00- 35.00 lower; slaughter ewes... (full story)


Berkshire Hathaway owned six bank stocks as of March 31. Ally Financial was one of them. SIVB Financial and SIVB stock should be one of them. Here’s why. (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 17-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)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


I’ve received several phone calls over the past few days about thrips in seedling cotton. Thrips pressure is variable by location with some areas reporting treatable numbers and others finding […] (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo will host a Small Grains Plot Tour from 9-11:30 a.m. on May 26 at Bushland. The free tour will be […] (full story)


As discussed in the May 4, 2022 farmdoc daily, crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to notably reduce planted acres if planting is delayed by weather until prevent plant’s first […] (full story)


In tonight’s evening edition, read the latest news about disaster aid, fertilizer shipments from Russia, and exports of dairy products to Canada. Disaster Aid Beginning later this month, farmers across the nation will receive around $6... (full story)


Fats were soft today.  Again, not much transpiring to cause much to happen.  If there were anything to give some hope, it would be what Fed Chairman Powell stated today.  That being, a very aggressive stance on inflation, literally disregarding any factors of driving the US into recession. (full story)


Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […] (full story)


Live cattle futures posted their own Turnaround Tuesday, with losses of 17 to 65 cents in most contracts. Cash trade saw a little action at $138 in the south on Tuesday with dressed sales of $226-227 reported in the north. Tuesday’s Fed Cattle Exchange online auction saw 1 lot of... (full story)


Lean hog futures were mixed, with front months up 67 cents to $2.95 and deferred contracts down 32 cents to $1.17. The National Average Base Hog price for Tuesday morning was $111.38 up $9.74 from the day prior. CME’s Lean Hog Index for 5/13 was 42 cents lower to $100.07.... (full story)


Soybeans turned around from overnight weakness, as contracts closed the Tuesday session with 13 to 21 21 ½ cent gains. Product values were mixed as soybean meal was down $1.80/ton, and bean oil was 50 points in the July contract. USDA pegged soybean planting pace in ND at only 2%... (full story)


Wheat futures reversed losses from earlier this morning, with most contracts higher at close. CBT wheat was 24 to 30 cents in the front months, with KC rallying another 15 to 16 cents and MPLS up a modest 8 to 11 ¼ cents. Much of the drop to winter wheat... (full story)


Cotton futures saw weakness in the front months on Tuesday, with contracts down 21 to 219 points. Deferred contracts were up 22 to 107 points on the day. The weekly Crop Progress report tallied planting progress in TX a little slower at 30% complete, lagging the 33% normal pace. GA... (full story)


Corn futures retreated on Turnaround Tuesday, with most contracts down 1 to 8 ¾ cents. The nearbys were down the most, with July leading the way 8 ¾ cents lower, though $8 support held. New Crop December was down 4 ½ cents to $7.60 ¾. The weekly Crop Progress report... (full story)


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We are starting to get calls about stink bugs in heading wheat. While it is not uncommon to find stink bugs in wheat after head emergence, they rarely cause economic […] (full story)


Phone calls have started pick up over the past 7 to 10 days and grasshoppers and thrips tend to be the biggest insect issues we are hearing about. (full story)


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The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the annual Weed Tour on Wednesday, June 15 at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. The guided tour will feature […] (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 17 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR W/E 14-MAY-2022 ... (full story)


Washington, DC May 17, 2022 WA_FV281 (202) 365-6701 AVAILABLE DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS (AMOUNTS ARE SHOWN IN UNITS OF 1,000 STEM COUNT UNLESS OTHERWISE DESIGNATED) ... (full story)


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