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The words “potential” and “percentage of potential” have been bounced around during this unprecedented growing season. While tariffs and weather have had their influence on price volatility this year, the  various USDA reports might come into... (full story)

Both gold and silver moved higher yesterday but it were the miners that spiked. Looking at the last few sessions, have these moves changed anything? The FOMC releases its decision today, the markets are hesitating to move and it's nothing surprising. It is usually the case on Fed days... (full story)

The Fed decision sparked no enthusiasm among equity investors. The S&P500 closed 0.03% higher, the Dow Jones (+0.13%) did just a bit better. Nasdaq erased 0.11%. (full story)

The GBPAUD is surging for a 3rd straight day, and up more than 100 pips so far in today's Asia morning on today's Australia employment data. Significantly, the GBPAUD has broken above the August high and ascending wedge resistance (on the 4hr chart), but could begin seeing some... (full story)

The key aspect to watch in the soy market may be the crush and oil share. The soy is pressured due to the prolonged summer weather. In my opinion, the Corn may test the gap left in the 390 range. This may be a building period for bulls. (full story)

Farrow-to-finish pork producers saw their margins decline $13 per head with average losses of $21. Lean carcass prices traded at $49.73 per cwt., $6.98 per cwt. lower than the previous week, according to the Sterling Pork Profit Tracker . A year... (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)

Based on 4 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 3 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Euro Currency is BEARISH. (full story)

GBPJPY looks to resume short term uptrend as it eyes further upside strength. On the downside, support comes in at the 135.00 (full story)

Preharvest herbicide treatments are primarily intended to suppress/kill and desiccate weeds that can make harvest more difficult.  Products with contact activity will cause faster desiccation and leaf drop of weeds […] (full story)

A written cropland or pasture lease can specify who has hunting rights. If the written lease does not reserve hunting rights to the landlord directly or indirectly, the hunting rights […] (full story)

The world of soybean herbicide resistance traits has gotten more complex over the past several years.  The good news is that we have new options for control of herbicide-resistant weeds, […] (full story)

Over the last three weeks, we examined the agricultural and rural policies set forth by the 3 leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President. Of the three, Warren […] (full story)

A second case of African swine fever (ASF) has been reported at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after the first case struck South Korea. The second case was found at a 4,700-pig farm in Yeoncheon, northwest of the capital Seoul.... (full story)

A University of Queensland-led study has revealed that future demand for ethanol biofuel could potentially expand sugarcane farming land in Brazil by five million hectares by 2030. UQ School of […] (full story)

The late planting season has increased the potential for frost damage to occur in soybeans this fall. The following recommendations will help you reduce the adverse impacts if some of […] (full story)

Helicoverpa zea (formerly Heliothis zea) is an insect that affects many crops and is known with different common names, depending on the crop it affects: cotton bollworm, soybean podworm, tomato […] (full story)

Based on 9 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Crude Oil is BEARISH. (full story)

Cattle strengthens, Hogs weaker (full story)

Farmers and landowners can now make the decision between farm programs, receiving commodity title payments from either Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) […] (full story)

USDA announced another flash sale of soybeans to China on Tuesday. This time it is 260,000 metric tons.   Watch more here. (full story)

Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America say unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) may soon revolutionize weed management. And it’s easy to see why. (full story)

In this month’s CropWatch Podcast Extension Educator Michael Sindelar is joined by entomologist Robert Wright to discuss insect issues in late maturing corn and soybeans. Aphids, grasshoppers, rootworm beetles, and […] (full story)

That super-cycle pattern initiated in 2013-2015 and concludes in 2019/2020. (full story)

Month and Quarter End Profit Taking to be Eyed (full story)

The 23rd annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28 in Plains, Georgia, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest […] (full story)

Source: National Pork Board The practice of garbage or waste feeding to swine will be prohibited in Oklahoma starting Nov. 1, which would mean nearly half of U.S. states have such a law. “Garbage feeding increases the risk of foreign animal... (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)

Emini NQ Chart & Trading Levels 9.19.2019 (full story)

Record rainfall during August and continued wet conditions into September are much to blame for the flush of diseases Nebraska’s soybean crop has been experiencing. The following describes some of […] (full story)

With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […] (full story)

It appears the lows may have been put in the December cocoa futures contracts. Although the contract has hit overbought levels, the technicals and fundamentals are working together to get prices back to 2500. (full story)

I never recommend planting a small grain crop after another small grain crop, as planting wheat after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such […] (full story)

Harvest is here for farmers in the South and getting closer for those up North. It’s a time when farmers don’t just hope they have a profitable crop but plan for a profitable year come 2020. Brian Splitt, with AgMarket.Net, says farmers don’t... (full story)

In this podcast, Dr. Tyson Raper addresses cotton defoliation concerns and offers product recommendations for defoliating weather stressed plants. (full story)

Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […] (full story)

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Comanche, Cotton, Jackson, Kiowa, and Tillman counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […] (full story)

Losses continued to grow for feedyards and the spread between feeder losses and packer profits only widened with a $1.50 per cwt. decline in cash cattle prices last week. Packers bought the few cattle they needed at an average of $100.70 per cwt.,... (full story)

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […] (full story)

Palmer amaranth’s resistance to PPO-inhibiting herbicides, a group of chemicals that disrupt chlorophyll synthesis, is especially problematic with glyphosate already out of the picture. Farmers had been turning to PPO-inhibitors […] (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the homebulider PutleGroup (PHM). I found the stock using Barchart's powerful screening tools to find a list of the sock with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals. I sorted that list by t... (full story)

Still bullish (full story)

In our latest podcast we go over the expected Fed interest rate cut, the attack on Saudi Arabia's crude oil operations, Chinese soybean purchases, and what we want to do in the grain markets for 2020.  We also talk about livestock, Trump's disposition to choose financial wars over military... (full story)

Nice consolidation... (full story)

Marketing decisions are stressful. There’s just too much riding on the decision for it to be stress free. The stress you feel, however, can be managed. It just takes some prep work and daily attention. Be Prepared Do your basis analysis. Is... (full story)

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for September USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feedyards with a [...] (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was lower as the weekly crop progress and condition report showed better than expected condition for the US crop. Ideas [...] (full story)

With no additional attacks, or counter attacks occurring in Saudi Arabia, the crude oil market took a big sigh of relief yesterday and returned about 50% of the gains it had posted on Monday. In my neck of the woods... (full story)

Looking closely (full story)

All eyes are on the protein market and what’s happening in China with African swine fever (ASF). New cases of the deadly virus are continuing to spread through China and eastern Europe. A report by Rabobank indicates expected losses in the world’s... (full story)

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