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SV_LS173 Frankfort, KY Tue May 21, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Mid-Kentucky Livestock Market - Upton, KY Weighted Average Report for 05/21/2019 Receipts: 577 Last Week: 681 Year Ago: 564 Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold 1.00 to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers... (full story)

NV_LS140 Nashville, TN Tue May 21, 2019 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Athens Stockyard, Athens, TN Weighted Average Report for Tuesday May 21, 2019 Cattle Receipts: 840 Last week: 838 Last year: 1192 Compared to last week, feeder steers measuring 3.00 to 4.00... (full story)

Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to spring rain delays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. David Anderson, […] (full story)

Farmers across the state took advantage of the little dry spell that occurred last week. Approximately 70% of the expected corn crop and 27% of the soybean crop in Iowa […] (full story)

A wave of 90-degree temperatures has struck tobacco in Georgia and Florida, and they are expected to continue for the rest of this week. They could slow the good start the […] (full story)

Federal crop insurance programs have a prevented planting provision that can protect producers from the financial losses and risks associated with not being able to plant the intended crop within […] (full story)

As seed prices rise, growers must be increasingly mindful of the density and configuration of cotton in their fields. However, current cotton plant population recommendations aren’t always helpful or based […] (full story)

In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Dr. Jeff Coulter, Extension corn systems agronomist, to talk a little […] (full story)

Directors of agriculture in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska are calling on Congress to ratify the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. An op-ed calls the USMCA a dose of good news that is within immediate reach. It was written jointly by Iowa’s Mike Naig,... (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the cloud-based communications company Bandwith (BAND). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort their Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart feature to revie... (full story)

SV_LS140 Frankfort, KY Tue May 21, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News United Producers,Inc. Bowling Green, KY Weighted Average Report for Tuesday May 21, 2019 Cattle Receipts: 246 Last week: 236 Last year: 704 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers calves... (full story)

SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue May 21, 2019 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs and slaughter ewes steady to 10.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 10.00-15.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady;... (full story)

Wet conditions have made planting a challenge for farmers across Iowa. According to the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service, 70% of Iowa’s expected corn crop has been […] (full story)

With about a week to go before Reid Vapor Pressure regulations restrict higher blends of ethanol for the summer, the American Coalition for Ethanol remains confident the EPA will have the new E15 rule in place by June first. ACE CEO Brian Jennings... (full story)

Purdue University will be hosting an upcoming webinar entitled “Delayed Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions” hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. (EDT). […] (full story)

Farmers are encouraged to visit with their ag lender when considering prevented planting. Caleb McConnell with Compeer Financial says there are a lot of variables as wet weather continues to delay fieldwork. “It’s definitely something we... (full story)

Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed lower Tuesday pressured by declining world prices. May Class III milk down unchanged at $16.29.  June down seven cents at $16.44.  July 13 cents lower at $16.63.  August down 17... (full story)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were down on the lower midday boxed beef as traders prepared for widespread direct cash cattle business. June was $.50 lower at $110.85 and August was down $.25 at $108.27. Feeder cattle were mostly... (full story)

New regulations for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program are now under review by the Office of Management and Budget. Once finalized, farmers will be able to sign up next month retroactively to the first of the year. University of Missouri’s Scott... (full story)

Facing increasingly uncertain market conditions, producers looking to refine weed control and protect crop yield are encouraged to attend the Purdue Weed Science Team’s annual educational field day. (full story)

Demand for new farm equipment is softening. Analysts say producers are hanging onto aging machinery longer because of the sagging farm economy. It’s resulted in Deere cutting its production. Deere says shipments might be as much as 20 percent less... (full story)

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency because of severe weather and flooding. At 1 pm today the State Emergency Operations Center was activated, allowing state agencies to work directly with local jurisdictions. Parson also... (full story)

A new study by Michigan State University finds the doubling of Michigan’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as proposed in the governor’s budget would create an additional $95.2 million in economic activity. Lead author Steven Miller says Michigan... (full story)

The Fastest Rookie program introduces new Indianapolis 500 drivers to the tradition of drinking milk in Victory Circle. The American Dairy Association of Indiana has sponsored the Fastest Rookie award since its inception in 1975. Brooke Williams is... (full story)

Recent news articles and government reports show that African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to have a disrupting impact on soybean and pork markets.  Today’s update highlights key points from several […] (full story)

Jul. corn closed at $3.94 and 1/4, up 5 and 1/4 centsJul. soybeans closed at 8.22, down 9 and 3/4 centsJul. soybean meal closed at $295.30, down $2.00Jul. soybean oil closed at 27.14, down 36 pointsJul. wheat closed at $4.78 and 3/4, up 1/2 centJun.... (full story)

The Illinois Department of Agriculture plans to keep the June 30th dicamba application cutoff deadline despite producer requests to extend it. Doug Owens with the department says delayed planting has some farmers concerned but right now the deadline... (full story)

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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-MAY-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)

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NW_LS123 Des Moines, IA Tue May 21, 2019 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Knoxville Regional Livestock Market: Knoxville, Iowa Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/21/2019 NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be... (full story)

Farmer Matt Rezac of Weston, Nebraska A Nebraska farmer says it’s critical that climate change solutions make economic sense for farmers. “In today’s farm economy, we aren’t farming to rake in a profit,” says Matt Rezac of Weston, Nebraska. “We’re... (full story)

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As Mother Nature continues to pound America’s heartland with historic rainfall and below average temperatures, forecasts show she may bear down on the Midwest this summer as well. (full story)

A livestock market economist says the on-again-off-again purchase pattern from China adds even more volatility to the US hog market. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says it’s something pork producers need to monitor.  “We get strength one... (full story)

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling, giving back most of Monday’s gains. Corn and spring wheat planting delays are expected to lead to an increase in bean acres, questions about China continue to linger in the background, and... (full story)

The western and central Corn Belt are getting pounded with recurring rain, and severe weather at times, with no let-up in sight. Brownfield meteorologist Greg Soulje says it’s part of the unseasonal El Nino system happening right now, “Some of the... (full story)

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Technology, genomics, direct marketing to consumers and emerging international markets are all having an impact on global dairy picture. (full story)

The following prices are effective from 05/22/19 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/28/19. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/28/19 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.49 […] (full story)

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A specialist with the Missouri Natural Resources Conservation Service says they have found that cover crops are good at helping reduce runoff by almost a third, “If you think of all the fields where nutrients and sediment are coming off into our... (full story)

YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 21-MAY-2019 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)

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