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Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in […] (full story)


Wheat markets closed the Tuesday session red. CBT futures ended the day with 14 to 15 3/4 cent losses. That leaves December net 17 cents in the red for the week. In Kansas City wheat futures, trading left the board 13 to 15 3/4 cents weaker. Spring wheat also pulled... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Tuesday session with 30 to 40 cent losses in ’21 delivery months. The back months firmed up for the close, ending mostly lower but within 7 cents of UNCH. Feeders rallied triple digits on Tuesday, gaining as much as $1.47 in the front months. USDA... (full story)


Cotton futures firmed up in the afternoon round of trading after pulling back from early session gains. Despite closing more than 150 points off the fresh LOC high, cotton futures still gained 188 to 202 points on the day with both Dec and thin Oct holding above $1. The daily... (full story)


Corn prices retreated from Monday’s double digit gains, but the 2 to 7 cent losses to the front months still have futures net black for the week. For December corn futures, prices are still 5 3/4 cents net positive on the week. cmdtyView data shows the ECB cash corn price... (full story)


At the close for the Turnaround Tuesday session, soybean futures had given back 10 to 10 3/4 cents. For November, that was enough to erase Monday gains and leave prices net red WTD. Soybean oil futures closed 53 to 67 points weaker. Soymeal was firm on the day, only giving... (full story)


Lean hog futures trading left prices $0.75 to $2.02 in the black after adding another triple digits to the fundamental upturn. Hogs are back to their regular $4.75 limits for the midweek session. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base hog price for Tuesday was down $1.10 to $74.64. The 9/22 CME... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 27-SEPTEMBER-2021 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 Auction Sales Prices To Growers Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AA_FV160 ADAMS COUNTY INDIANA FLOWER & PRODUCE AUCTION. Monroe, IN Data compiled by: ADAMS... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures, after a strong session yesterday, traded softer early in the morning session on a weaker stock market and harvest.... (full story)


The end of September could leave livestock markets without transparent price reporting. American Farm Bureau’s Scott Bennet tells Brownfield Mandatory Livestock Price Reporting is set to lapse this week, “We at American Farm Bureau are... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


K96 WKFM in Huron, Ohio is a Brownfield radio station partner playing country music at 96.1 on the FM dial! Visit the website, their Facebook page, and follow them on Twitter! Here are some facts about WKFM: How long has your station been on... (full story)


A farmer in southwest Minnesota credits soil health practices with helping his crop pull through this year’s drought. Bryan Biegler of Lake Wilson is a strip-till corn and soybean grower who uses cover crops on all his acres. “Our crops... (full story)


ResponsibleAg, a voluntary and industry-led safety and stewardship initiative, has completed its 4,000th facility audit.  The effort is a joint venture between The Fertilizer Institute and the Agricultural Retailers Association to help... (full story)


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Odds don’t favor the Supreme Court taking up this week’s appeal of California’s Proposition 12 by American Farm Bureau and the National Pork Producers Council. Minnesota Pork CEO David Preisler tells Brownfield there are usually about 5,000 cases... (full story)


A central Indiana farmer says supply chain issues are already causing some harvest delays.  Jonathan Sparks tells Brownfield they’re kicking off harvest today, but had to make some adjustments to their original plan.  “Like half of the... (full story)


Two bills that would restructure and increase transparency for agriculture checkoff programs have been reintroduced into the Senate. The Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act (OFF) and the Voluntary Checkoff Bill is also supported by Sens. Mike... (full story)


The incoming president of the National Corn Growers Association is seeing the effects of drought as harvest gets going on his farm. Chris Edgington of Saint Ansgar in north-central Iowa says despite spotty rains this summer, total moisture for the... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mixed and feeders were higher, watching corn and direct cash business develop.  October live cattle closed $.40 lower at $122 and December live cattle closed $.30 lower at $127.50. ... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Some farmers are regretting not pulling the trigger on new crop sales early this summer. Ryan Buck grows corn and soybeans near Goodhue in southeast Minnesota. “If I would’ve known back in May when corn was $6 for fall delivery that... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Tue, Sep 28, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $233.94 $206.94 ... (full story)


An Iowa farmer is securing as many inputs as possible with expectations of higher costs and tighter supplies in 2022. Jeff Jorgenson of Sidney says with harvest just beginning, he’s already buying and receiving fertilizer for next year. “As... (full story)


NW_LS902,Tue Sep 28 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),3.0,,48.50,48.50, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Tue, Sep 28, 2021 USDA Market News USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated) as of 3:00 PM. TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD Lds Price Range Wtd Avg INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL ... (full story)


NW_LS901,Tue Sep 28 2021,USDA Market News,,, BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN - LDS - PRICE RANGE - WTD AVG ---------,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean export,,,,, Beef Feet nails off skin on,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70%... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Tue, Sep 28, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Tue, Sep 28, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 15.44 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Monday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


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Dec. corn closed at $5.32 and 1/2, down 7 cents Nov. soybeans closed at $12.77, down 10 and 1/2 cents Oct. soybean meal closed at $337.30, unchanged Oct. soybean oil closed at 57.77, down 53 points Dec. wheat closed at $7.06 and 1/2, down 15 and 3/4... (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON SEP 28 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON SEP 27 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON SEP 28 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON SEP 27 2021 *... (full story)


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PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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SJ_GR225 Las Cruces, NM Tue, Sep 28, 2021 USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News Corn Belt Weekly Feedstuffs Wholesale Values. FOB Production Point. Barge, Truck, and Rail dollars per ton Feedstuff prices were mixed for the week. Demand moderate to good with some supplies tight. ... (full story)