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Commodity values reversed overnight with grains under pressure and soybeans higher. Soybeans have been under pressure recently from improved weather conditions in South America and technicals. Rumors circulated through the market late yesterday that China was showing interest in US commodities, including soybeans, which offered overnight support. We are now... (full story)


BENTON HARBOR, MICHIGAN 2-December-2020 Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal Market News Service, USDA Phone: (269)982-1004 Fax: (269)982-1005 BR_FV195 MICHIGAN APPLES FOR PROCESSING 2020 Crop Trading is active for processing apples. Prices... (full story)


According to the latest report from the USDA, net farm income is projected to increase $35 billion from 2019.  But that’s not the whole story. In this Managing for Profit, ag economist David Widmar takes us beyond the headlines. AUDIO:... (full story)


Copper prices are flat amid low volumes and as Chinese demand gradually slows down. Three-month copper on the LME was up 0.1% at $7,680a ton and Comex copper as of this writing was trading at 3.4975 just shy of 3.500. Stock piling by Chinese producers certainly has helped drive the price... (full story)


Thursday ForecastUptrend scenario An uptrend will start as soon, as the market rises above resistance level 120, which will be followed by moving up to resistance level 124 and if it keeps on moving up above that level, we may expect the market to reach resistance level 132.Downtrend scenario An... (full story)


Thursday ForecastUptrend scenario The uptrend may be expected to continue, while market is trading above support level 44.40, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 46.25 and 47.70.Downtrend scenario An downtrend will start as soon, as the market drops below support level 44.40 which will be followed by moving... (full story)


Thursday ForecastUptrend scenario The uptrend may be expected to continue in case the market rises above resistance level 1858, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 1900.Downtrend scenario An downtrend will start as soon, as the market drops below support level 1832, which will be followed by moving down... (full story)


Thursday ForecastUptrend scenario The uptrend may be expected to continue, while market is trading above support level 1.2090, which will be followed by reaching resistance level 1.2155 and 1.2310.Downtrend scenario An downtrend will start as soon, as the market drops below support level 1.2090, which will be followed by moving... (full story)


The EURJPY is stalling in its ascent going into today's European morning, bumping up against upchannel resistance (on the 4hr and daily chart). Significantly, although odds are fairly high for the EURJPY to retest its 2020 high before the Xmas lull sets in, Friday's highly anticipated US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)... (full story)


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Two leaders of a dairy organization are not confident a new coronavirus assistance package will arrive soon.  Paul Bleiberg with the National Milk Producers Federation says, “I think it’s possible that a new piece of legislation gets... (full story)


A recently announced coronavirus relief proposal would include 26 billion dollars for food and agriculture assistance, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t supporting it.  McConnell says he wants to pass a bill President Trump is willing... (full story)


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Both parties have now selected their leaders for the House Ag Committee.  The Republican steering committee voted Wednesday and chose Glenn “GT” Thompson from Pennsylvania to take over when Texas Congressman Michael Conaway retires.  ... (full story)


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It’s crunch time for gold and the U.S. Dollar Index (USDX), as they find themselves at a crossroads. As of Wednesday, the USDX is holding its lows but wants to move up, thus invalidating its breakdown. And gold? Well, gold did gain a bit today, but it’s essentially jumping up... (full story)


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If you apply pesticides on your employer’s or customer’s land or sites and need to recertify for Categories A and C in 2020, this workshop is for you. Join us for the […] (full story)


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The U.S. Grain Standards Reauthorization Act is on its way to President Trump for his signature.  The bill had previously passed the U.S. Senate November 16th and passed Wednesday in the House on a voice vote. House Ag Committee Ranking Member... (full story)


The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased 4 cents to $2.50 per gallon on November 30, 57 cents lower than a year ago. The Midwest price increased nearly 5 cents […] (full story)


The following prices are effective from Wednesday 12/02/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 12/08/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 12/08/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 02-DEC-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)


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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Dec 02, 2020 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, December 02, 2020 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs steady; slaughter ewes firm; feeder lambs not well tested. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3... (full story)


National Farmers Union says it supports the Justice for Black Farmers Act sponsored by Senators Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand. NFU President Rob Larew says it’s no coincidence there are about 95% fewer black U.S.... (full story)


Corn futures offset some early week selling with 2 to 4 1/4 cent gains on Wednesday. WTD prices are however still down double digits past in delivery Dec. EIA’s weekly ethanol production report showed a 16,000 bpd decrease in production from week to week as producers averaged 974k bpd on... (full story)


After opening the session below Tuesday’s close, lean hog futures ended the midweek session 30 to 87 cents lower. The CME Lean Hog Index for Nov 30 was down another 14 cents at $66.67. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price for Wednesday was $56.64, down by 12 cents. Pork... (full story)


At the close on Wednesday, soybean futures were 8 1/4 to 9 1/2 cents weaker. Soybean meal futures weakened another $4.00 to $4.60 on Wednesday. BO futures closed down by 9 points in Jan and March, but up 7 in Dec. Open interest as of Tuesday was 1,921 contracts for... (full story)


Front month cotton futures traded high enough to close the overnight gap on the daily charts, but still closed the session 45 to 60 points weaker. Online cotton sales on The Seam were 10,255 bales on Tuesday for a gross av price of 68.45 cents. USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations report... (full story)


At the close for the midweek session, wheat futures were double digits in the black. CBT wheat closed 9 to 11 1/4 cents higher, with Dec at $5.78/bu. KC futures were 13 1/2 to 14 ¾ cents stronger on the day. MPLS HRS wheat closed the session 5 1/4 to... (full story)


At the end of trading on Wednesday the board showed 7 to 75 cent gains for front month fat cattle futures. Feeder cattle recovered from midday lows and ended the session 10 to 32 ecnts higher as well. March contracts are UNCH. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was $139.87 on... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 02, 2020 The butter market is showing some pop as prices trend higher this week in corrections to prices that have been much lower than some industry sources expected. Otherwise, churning is ... (full story)


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Walsh Trading Daily InsightsCommentaryFebruary Lean Hogs opened lower traded down to the session low at 67.725. It consolidated near the low the remainder of the session and settled at 67.875. The session’s trade was lackluster and it spent the session at the 67.80 support level, never straying too far above... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed higher and feeder cattle closed mostly higher watching direct business develop.  December live cattle closed $.07 higher at $110.70 and February live cattle closed $.75 higher at... (full story)


Wheat Industry Welcomes Final Congressional Passage of the Grain Standards Reauthorization Act For Immediate Release Contact: Caitlin Eannello, Director of Communications, National Association of Wheat Growers ceannello@wheatworld.org, (202) 547-7800... (full story)


agweek - HILLSBORO, N.D. — A Traill County cow beat 1-in-11.2 million odds this week when she gave birth to four live calves on an east-central North Dakota ranch. (full story)


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