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Soybean futures are trading 11 to 11 1/4 cents higher in the nearby contracts at midday. Support is coming from strength in the grain complex and specs covering their record large short position. July soy meal is up $3/ton, with soybean oil 35 points... (full story)


Lean Hog futures are mixed on Monday, with front months lower and deferred contracts higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 38 cents from the previous day @ $84.59 on May 16. The weekly update to the Fresh Bacon Index shows a price of $168.17/cwt, up ... (full story)


Corn futures are posting multi-month highs in several contracts on Monday, up 6 to 7 1/4 cents in the front months. Rains over the weekend and forecasts for more in the WCB are supportive at midday. All corn export shipments in the week of May 16 tot... (full story)


Live cattle futures are mostly lower on Monday, with nearby June up a few ticks. Feeder cattle futures continue to feel pressure from the grains, down 47.5 to 97.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was down 30 cents to $132.76 on May 16. Wholesale b... (full story)


Wheat futures are showing 18 cent gains in the front month across all three exchanges, with deferred contracts 10 to 19 cents higher. The Southern Plains continue to see abnormal amount of rain for this time of year, causing some disease concerns in ... (full story)


Corn futures are posting multi-month highs in several contracts on Monday, up 6 to 7 1/4 cents in the front months. Rains over the weekend and forecasts for more in the WCB are supportive at midday. All corn export shipments in the week of May 16 tot... (full story)


Cotton futures are 47 to 94 points higher in most contracts on Monday, disregarding thinly traded October. Rain in parts of northern TX and other parts of the Cotton Belt may slow cotton planting this week. CFTC data on Friday afternoon showed specs ... (full story)


Direct cash cattle markets are quiet. The big feature of the day will be the distribution of this week’s new showlist. Last week’s business was mainly at $117 live, down $3 on the week, and mostly $185 dressed, $7 lower, marking the third... (full story)


EURUSD broader bias remains lower towards the 1.1109 support zone. Support comes in at the 1.1050 where a violation will turn risk to the 1.1000 level. (full story)


A customer browses packaged U.S. beef at a Seiyu GK supermarket in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Japan, the biggest buyer of American beef before an outbreak of mad-cow disease in 2003, will allow imports of beef from cattle up to 30-months... (full story)


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Photo courtesy the Pork Checkoff At the recent “Food and Ag at the Intersection” event in Omaha, we visited with Jarrod Sutton, vice president for domestic marketing with the National Pork Board, about what they’re doing to stay on top of... (full story)


Lets take a look at the levels you need to know in the S&P, Crude and Gold as markets pare the worst of the morning. (full story)


Cotton Cotton that has been planted and emerged is growing as our saturated soil profile is finally starting to dry down. Cotton in the scouting program was at the 2- […] (full story)


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A lot of farmers are planting corn in wet, less-than-ideal field conditions this spring. But you can make a bad situation better by teaching your planter how to dance. (full story)


It was just two Mondays ago that the corn market gapped lower on disappointment over the breakdown in the U.S. Chinese trade talks. It was then last Monday that we saw corn push down to the lowest point traded in spot futures since July of last year. Of course... (full story)


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Corn: Corn futures are trading 5-1/4 cents higher this morning, with Jul at 3.88-1/2, Dec at 3.95-3/4, and Dec at 4.03-1/2. Rain this weekend kept planting activities at a minimum in many areas, and this afternoon's Crop Progress report will proba... (full story)


The latest Crop Production report from USDA-NASS shos May 1 hay stocks at 14.9 million tons, down 2.9% year over year.  However, May 1 hay stocks in 2018 were also small.  (full story)


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The USDA says export inspections for the week ending May 16th, 2019 were bearish. The 2018/19 marketing year runs through the end of May for wheat and the end of August for corn, sorghum, and soybeans. Wheat came out at 757,704 tons, down 120,595... (full story)


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A district director with the Michigan Corn Growers Association says this year’s planting season has been trying the patience of farmers. Chris Creguer tells Brownfield the end of last week was the first real window of ideal planting conditions to get... (full story)


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Another Northern Michigan animal has been confirmed positive for bovine tuberculosis after a trace investigation linked it to an infected Presque Isle County herd. State veterinarian Nora Wineland says movement investigations recently found an animal... (full story)


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It’s safe to assume most of rural America tends to be conservative in its politics, the kind of “conservative” which abhors overreaching federal regulation, heavy-handed taxation and government policy which inhibits successful U.S. farming and... (full story)


Venezuela just can’t stay out of the news.  We last reported in late April that Venezuela sold $400 million of gold, somehow finding a way around sanctions imposed by the US and other countries.  Last Friday reports emerged that Venezuela had sold another 15 tonnes of... (full story)


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China officials are reportedly in “no rush” to resume trade negotiations with the U.S. Chinese analysts told the South China Morning Post that trade officials are prepared to suspend further trade talks if President Trump isn’t “prepared to be... (full story)


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Bulls quickly fade to suggest a challenge of May low, or below. (full story)


If you were ever curious what a weather premium looks like in corn futures, look no further than the July 2019 contract. (full story)


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In the midst of evolving trade deals and EU elections, where are we going next? Today's article dives deeper into the ongoing price rotations. (full story)


Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)


AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben has the story from Swanton, Ohio. She talks with John Myers, Jeremy Myers and Justin Myers who farm in the area. ​ (full story)


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