Feed: Keywords:


Not that much happened on the financial markets last week. Stocks extended their uptrend while the price of gold went sideways. Everyone seemed to be waiting for this weeks Wednesdays FOMC Statement release. But there will be more interesting economic news releases in the coming days. Lets take a... (full story)

A new day, a new record in palladium! Is there any stopping it from reaching another high? Whats next in store for the white metal? (full story)

The gold futures contract gained 0.42% on Friday, as it broke above the Tuesdays local high of $1,568.80. The yellow metal was gaining as investors were fleeing the stock market following China virus fears, among other factors. On Wednesday gold has bounced off $1,550 level and on Friday... (full story)

CADJPY is correcting the cycle from August 25, 2019 lows as a zigzag structure. This article show the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

The Nasdaq100 (NQ) slid 2% yesterday after getting rejected at a 4 month upchannel resistance Friday, and is now testing the same upchannel's support. Significantly, any break of the daily and weekly chart upchannel support will dramatically increase the risk of a deeper selloff, but will... (full story)

Last winter and spring, cotton futures prices were above 75 cents for most of that time and nearer 80 cents.  Some growers took advantage and priced a portion of expected […] (full story)

By Katie Dehlinger, DTN Farm Business Editor In 2014, the choice between the Agricultural Risk Coverage program and the Price Loss Coverage program was simple. High corn and soybean prices […] (full story)

The top yield of almost 97 bushels per acre in the Missouri Soybean Yield Contest was grown by Jerry Cox from the southeast Missouri town of Delta. He was at the top of the irrigated category, but he didn’t irrigate much. Cox regularly enters... (full story)

The 10th Circuit Court struck down three small refinery exemptions Friday, and the ethanol industry is reacting positively to that court decision.  The court says the EPA overstepped its authority when issuing small refinery waivers to CVR... (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

A last-minute continuance on Friday paused the most-recent court case against Bayer AG claiming its Roundup herbicide causes cancer. According to news reports and a Bayer statement, both sides agreed […] (full story)

A federal court ruled EPA didn’t have the authority to issue small-refinery exemption extensions to three companies that were not granted waivers originally. The ruling could affect how the agency […] (full story)

Background A recent Congressional Research Service report explained that, “U.S. agricultural exports have been a major contributor to farm income, especially since 2005. As a result, the financial success of the U.S. […] (full story)

Wheat was mixed today. Chicago SRW futures closed with the biggest drops, as futures were 3/4 to 2 1/4 cents lower on Monday. KC HRW futures were firm to mostly higher on Monday, albeit gains were limited to 3/4 cents per bushel. MPLS spring wheat wa... (full story)

Lean hog futures closed with limit losses in the April and May futures, and the hog market will trade with expanded limits on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was 24 cents higher on 01/23, at $61.53. USDA’s Pork Carcass Cutout was $0.12 lower this a... (full story)

Live cattle futures dropped on Monday by full limits in April and June, the Feb futures also closed minus $2.60. The USDA COF report was seen as neutral, but did show a concentration of heavy weight placements. Concerns about consumption losses from ... (full story)

Cotton came out of the weekend with losses, front month futures were down 26 to 71 points. The March futures came back from midday lows closing with a high and reduced the carry to May. China has officially extended the Chinese New Year holiday shut ... (full story)

Corn futures closed with losses of 3 to 6 3/4 cents in the front months. In general, spec types were going to cash and defensive instruments like gold while they assess the speed and severity of secondary impacts from the Wuhan virus outbreak. USDA a... (full story)

Corn futures closed with losses of 3 to 6 3/4 cents in the front months. In general, spec types were going to cash and defensive instruments like gold while they assess the speed and severity of secondary impacts from the Wuhan virus outbreak. USDA a... (full story)

Soybean futures were lower again on Monday, by 4 3/4 to 5 cents lower. Soybean meal futures were $0.50/ton lower, and soy oil futures closed 50 points lower on weakness in diesel prices. The weekly Export Inspections report from the USDA this morning... (full story)

Facebook should be giving this year's winner of the Taste of Elegance competition a big thumbs-up "like." Chef Ben Hayes of the Peace of Cake Café at the Facebook facility in Altoona, Iowa, took home the 1st place honors - or Chef Par Excellence -... (full story)

Here is your weekly grain and livestock market outlook and review for Jan. 27, from the economic experts at Doane Advisory Services. Major market movers last week: Traders became more optimistic about corn prospects in the wake of the huge... (full story)

The governors of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska signed an agreement over the weekend saying the states will enhance and promote cooperation to improve flood recovery and future flood control in the Lower Missouri River Basin. In the... (full story)

MVP Dairy, LLC of Celina, Ohio was recognized as the 2020 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year during a special ceremony this week at the International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) Dairy Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona. MVP Dairy is a partnership... (full story)

The USDA says it is moving forward with having a foot and mouth disease vaccine bank. It's thanks to funding in the 2018 Farm Bill. The first priority of the bank is to increase the U.S. stockpile of vaccines. The agency's goal is to invest... (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the Emerging Markets ETF (EEM). I had a 100 day moving average stop loss on both the Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) and the Frontier Markets ETF (FM) and the EEM stop loss triggered. The iShares MSCI Emerging ... (full story)

CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures fell under selling pressure on Monday’s session as contracts were 2 to 6 cents lower. The front-month Mar contract was hardest hit, down 6-3/4 cents to 3.80-1/2, while May corn was down 6 cents to 3.86-3/4. The corn ma... (full story)

Within a few short months Spring will soon be on our doorsteps. Though snow may still be on the ground and the soil still frozen solid, now is the time to start planning as to how you will plant your new stand of alfalfa.  During the 2020 Leading... (full story)

(full story)

Commodities and the broader markets reacted Monday to uncertainties about the spread of the coronavirus in China.  Five cases have now been confirmed in the U.S. Markets were mostly lower Monday on the potential global demand impact if... (full story)

Soybean futures prices fell again last week on reports of a coronavirus outbreak rattling the Chinese economy and the prospects of a huge Brazilian crop.  A double hit associated with […] (full story)

(full story)

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower on technical pressure, waiting for direction from this week’s cash trade.  Feeder cattle were sharply lower on the same factors.  February live cattle closed $2.60 lower at $122.25... (full story)

Brownfield’s Amie Simpson will be on the ground in Indianapolis January 29 for the Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean Alliance Legislative breakfast. Continue reading Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean... (full story)

The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association is against the Missouri Department of Conservation’s ban on hunting feral hogs on public land which requires landowners to have a permit for thermal scopes and other equipment for hunting on their land. Jeff... (full story)

Mar. corn closed at $3.80 and 1/2, down 6 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $8.97 and 1/4, down 4 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $297.80, down 50 cents Mar. soybean oil closed at 31.52, down 50 points Mar. wheat closed at $5.72 and... (full story)

Trading Alerts Service FREE for 3 Weeks & Trading Levels 1.28.2020 (full story)

Limit Down!! (full story)

Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling but managed to finish closer to the session’s highs than the lows. Commodities and the broader market reacted to the uncertainties regarding the spread of coronavirus in China, including tens... (full story)

Illinois farmers interested in soil health will soon have a larger voice in policy discussions. Liz Rupel with the Illinois Stewardship Alliance tells Brownfield they are starting a new Soil Health Champion Caucus comprised mainly of farmers. ... (full story)

WASHINGTON, DC 27-JAN-2020 WA_FV101 ... (full story)

WASHINGTON, DC 27-JAN-2020 WA_FV102 ... (full story)

PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)

Alltech has released the results of its 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey , which found that international feed tonnage decreased by 1.07% to 1.26 billion metric tons of feed produced last year, according to a release from the company. It asserts that... (full story)

(full story)

Photo credit: Peterson Farms Seed An extension educator says nutrient management has come a long way the past ten years. Brad Carlson with the University of Minnesota tells Brownfield technology that allows for better placement, rate, and timing... (full story)

Milk futures fell sharply and cash dairy prices were down on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Monday.   January Class III milk was unchanged at $17.04.  February was down $.67 at $17.33. March was down $.57 at $17.68.  April was... (full story)

(full story)

YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 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)

(full story)

Older Stories