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EURUSD decline from Jan 6 high remains in progress as a double three Elliott Wave structure and pair can see further downside while below Jan 16 high. (full story)

WTI Crude (CL) is looking increasingly wobbly as it tests upchannel support (on the daily chart). Significantly, CL bulls should be prepared for a potential break following Thursday's inventory at 11am EST of the daily chart upchannel support, coinciding roughly with the 50% Fib retrace... (full story)

Timing and Elliott wave structure suggest a turn nearby. (full story)

From January 11-16, 2020 Bank of America conducted its monthly survey among 249 managers that manage ~$739B in AUM. The key takeaways were (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)

This article examines working capital to value of farm production for selected producer characteristics.  Working capital to Value of Farm production is one of the traditional measures of liquidity suggested […] (full story)

Taking a look at the week ahead. What you need to know. (full story)

Farmers need to be aware of what elevated stress is doing to their health. “There’s kind of a heavy set of factors that are impacting people and elevating stress levels,” says Sean Brotherson, a family life specialist at North Dakota State... (full story)

Wheat came out of the extended holiday break with gains of as much as 11 cents. Chicago SRW futures posted double digit gains of 9 3/4 to 11 cents. KC HRW futures were up by 4 to 5 3/4 cents at eh close. Spring wheat also made gains to start the week... (full story)

Lean hog futures reversed midday movements and receded back below the starting point posting red candles. Front month futures were down 27 to 35 cents at the close. The Fresh Bacon Index from CME was at $125.40. The CME Lean Hog Index was 31 cents lo... (full story)

Front month cotton futures dropped as much as 201 points on Tuesday, with March contracts leading the way. Buying interest was limited ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday week and with little fresh news about Chinese purchase. The other nearby cont... (full story)

Live cattle futures stayed mixed at Tuesday’s close. The Feb futures posted a 2 cent gain at the end of trading, while the April and June contracts closed with 2 cent losses. Feeder cattle futures closed in the red with 27 to 32 cent losses in the ... (full story)

Soy futures were all lower at Tuesday’s close. March beans were down the most giving back 13 3/4 cents, the other front months were down 11 1/4 to 13 1/4 cents. Meal futures closed Tuesday’s session with a $1.50/ton loss. March bean oil futures w... (full story)

Corn futures were lower following the extended weekend break and ended the session down by 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cents in the front months. The USDA reported corn exports for the week ending 01/16 were only 345,859 MT. That was 781,420 MT below the same wee... (full story)

Corn futures were lower following the extended weekend break and ended the session down by 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cents in the front months. The USDA reported corn exports for the week ending 01/16 were only 345,859 MT. That was 781,420 MT below the same wee... (full story)

The signing of the Phase 1 trade deal with China and approval in the Senate of the USMCA last week saw two positive developments on the trade front. Despite some […] (full story)

There were several significant changes to both the 2018/19 and 2019/20 balance sheets this month, although the end result a modest forecast decline in U.S. corn ending stocks for 2019/20. […] (full story)

CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures ended quietly losing 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 cents as the market found little reason to follow through from Friday’s strong gains. China did purchase corn from the U.S., but a lack of new positive news and sharp losses in beans... (full story)

The latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Grain Stocks report indicates second quarter all wheat ending stocks totaled 1,834 million bushels with implied September-November disapperance of 512 million bushels, […] (full story)

The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council is reaching young people through the Simon the Soybean activity books. Tom Steever spoke to Christine Tew, Communications Director, Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, who says the eight-page book of... (full story)

The U.S. 2019/20 total supply forecast was lowered 1 percent this month to 259.6 million cwt as a 2-percent reduction in the production estimate to 184.7 million cwt was more […] (full story)

Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Post-Secondary Ag Educator of the Year says it’s important to have strong relationships with agribusinesses. Kim Lippert, who recently retired as ag department chair of Ridgewater College in Willmar, tells Brownfield... (full story)

Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange continued higher supported by global optimism. January Class III milk up two cents at $17.03.  February up 11 cents at $17.54.  March 14 cents higher at $17.76.  April up 18 cents at... (full story)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly lower, getting ready for widespread direct cash business and the week’s USDA numbers. February was up $.02 at $126.37 and April was down $.02 at $127.22. Feeder cattle were mostly... (full story)

The U.S. Dairy Export Council says significant export growth in Southeast Asia in recent months has been diving renewed optimism on the trade front. President Tom Vilsack tells Brownfield what’s beyond that… “We had in November the best sales... (full story)

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An extension grain marketing economist suggests basis levels are in a precarious spot. Ed Usset with the University of Minnesota says cash corn and soybean prices are relatively strong, a reflection of a short crop and drawn-out harvest. ... (full story)

In its Crop Production—2019 Summary report, USDA published an estimate of the 2019/20 U.S. soybean crop at 3.558 billion bushels, up 8 million from the previous forecast. The small production […] (full story)

Trading Videos 101: Indicator that can help you with EXITS? & Trading Levels 1.22.2020 (full story)

We believe the Miners (both Gold and Silver) are setting up for an explosive upside price move over the next 60+ days. (full story)

Mar. corn closed at $3.87 and 1/2, down 1 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $9.16, down 13 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $299.10, down $1.50 Mar. soybean oil closed at 32.75, down 60 points Mar. wheat closed at $5.70 and 1/2, up 5 and... (full story)

Last week, the Federal Reserve Board released its January 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […] (full story)

Brazil’s soybean harvest is off to a slower start than last year. “In Brazil, the soybeans are 1.8 percent harvested–last year, it was six percent–so it’s off to a slow start,” says grain marketing consultant Dr. Michael Cordonnier,... (full story)

Mission Produce Inc. , Oxnard, is expanding its global avocado network with a partnership to market South African fruit to Europe and Asian markets, including China. Mission Produce is partnering with South African exporter Core Fruit and ZZ2,... (full story)

DSM Animal Nutrition and Health recently hired Sara Hough, DVM, to join the North America swine technical services team. In her new role as regional technical services manager, Hough provides field technical support and assists with research... (full story)

At The Almond Conference 2018, the California almond industry announced four ambitious goals with a seven-year target timeline to achieve each. The Almond Orchard 2025 Goals build off decades of […] (full story)

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling, giving back Friday’s gains and then some. Beans continue to wait for some solid sign of increased buying interest from China under Phase One of the trade agreement. Weekly export inspections were... (full story)

Today's Barchart Chart of the Day is a little bit different because it is the WilderHill Clean Energy ETF (PBW). I decided to add ETF's to Chart of the Day rotation not only because so many of you invest in ETF's but also since I've ... (full story)

SOMETHING IN COMMON? Several markets seem to be following the same pattern technically. They all ..... (full story)

Bloomberg writers Mike Dorning and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “President Donald Trump’s phase-one trade deal with China offers the promise of more overseas sales for American farmers, but […] (full story)

The following prices are effective from Wednesday 01/22/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 01/28/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 01/28/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […] (full story)

Kansas State University officials will present the most current information on how to grow hemp in Kansas, based on the first year of research trials at university test plots across […] (full story)

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