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Price action today in the fats wasn't that impressive.  I know many view the upward movement as supportive, but all that has transpired in the June and August is a evening up of the basis.  (full story)


Hot, dry weather pushed crop development but reduced soil moisture and crop condition ratings across Minnesota last week. The latest report from USDA says just 36 percent of topsoil is rated adequate to surplus, and subsoil moisture ratings... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI JUN 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JUN 13 2021 ... (full story)


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The deadline for farmers to qualify for the federal Pandemic Cover Crop Program is Tuesday. producers must fill out the Farm Service Agency’s Report of Acreage form to apply.  USDA says producers will automatically receive the benefit by filling... (full story)


Many Arkansas farmers continue to battle excessive moisture and flooding.  Thirteen percent of the corn is silking and 68% rated good to excellent.  Cotton is 95% emerged with 81% rated good to excellent.  Peanuts are 95% emerged with... (full story)


Continued wet weather across much of Tennessee is keeping many farmers from their fields.  In West Tennessee, farmers who do have some drier areas are able to apply post-emergent herbicides, in the middle part of the state, farmers are waiting... (full story)


Eighty-five percent of South Dakota’s corn crop is in fair to good condition Emergence is ahead of average at nearly 100%. Soybean condition is also 85% fair to good with emergence well ahead of last year and the average at 94%. Forty-two... (full story)


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Missouri crop condition fell slightly across the state under mostly warm, dry conditions.       The USDA says corn emergence in the state progressed to 97 percent, four percent ahead of last year. Corn condition fell... (full story)


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Corn, soybeans and pasture conditions last week are down slightly from the week before. Nearly 100% of Illinois corn has emerged. Sixty-eight-percent of the corn that has is rated good to excellent. Soybean planting reached 95% as of Sunday,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


The USDA says adequate conditions for crop progress continued last week in Ohio. According to the latest crop progress and condition report, 72 percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition. Ninety-four percent of the crop has... (full story)


The USDA says crop conditions remained stable despite varying soil moisture levels last week in Indiana. According to the latest crop progress and condition report, 73 percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition. Ninety-six... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, Jun 14, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $249.93 $222.23 ... (full story)


The South-Central Lower Peninsula of Michigan is facing the severest drought conditions in the state and crops continue to decline. USDA says nearly all corn and soybeans have emerged while 79 percent of dry beans are planted. Alfalfa harvest is 72... (full story)


The International Dairy Foods Association says the economic impact of the dairy processing sector in the U.S. makes up three percent of the country’s GDP. “The numbers tell the story of a pretty vibrant and strong industry that’s contributing a lot... (full story)


U.S. corn and soybean crop conditions drop. Emergence of both crops remains ahead of five-year averages, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. As of Sunday, the U.S. had 96% of the corn crop emerged, above a 91. CORN On Monday,... (full story)


Soybeans were sharply lower on fund and technical selling but finishing above the session lows. Most medium-term weather outlooks have good rain coverage in much of the region, easing some of the anticipated stress from the current weather pattern in... (full story)


A University of Missouri ag economist says Brazil’s second crop corn maintaining a 90 million metric ton production outlook in USDA’s latest supply and demand estimate is alarming. Ben Brown said U.S corn producers could have more competition on... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle followed feeders higher, watching direct business and the day’s sharply lower move in corn.  June live cattle closed $.67 higher at $119.37 and August live cattle closed $1.25 higher at... (full story)


The USDA has announced investments to make the U.S. food system more resilient. National Farmers Union Rob Larew says this is good news for the industry. “Ag Secretary Vilsack has talked about making the food system a much more resilient system... (full story)


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RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Condition ratings for U.S. crops were pushed lower by recent hot, dry weather in the Midwest and Plains. The USDA says that as of Sunday, 68% of the U.S. corn crop is in good to excellent condition, down 4% on the week and 3% on the year, with 96%... (full story)


Michigan farmers are concerned recent heat is likely to deplete any moisture that’s accumulated from spotty showers. Tuscola County farmer and Michigan Farm Bureau President Carl Bednarski says, “Next couple of weeks are going to be very, very... (full story)


A northwest Missouri farmer says his concerns of dryness are growing. Richard Oswald tells Brownfield he was hoping for more than the half inch of rain he received over the weekend, but an early look at his corn and soybean stands are comparable to... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Jul. corn closed at $6.59 and 1/4, down 25 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $14.72 and 1/4, down 36 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $373.90, down $9.40 Jul. soybean oil closed at 65.96, down 102 points Jul. wheat closed at $6.74 and... (full story)


NW_LS902,Mon Jun 14 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,56.00,56.00,A Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,45.00,45.00,C Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Mon, Jun 14, 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,Mon Jun 14 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_LS441 Des Moines, IA Mon, Jun 14, 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 12.51 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Friday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Mon, Jun 14, 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)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JUN 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JUN 11 2021 ... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: NOGALES JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: NOGALES JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


Missouri Congressman Sam Grave s says any attempts to revive the Obama-era Waters of the U.S. rule “would be met with staunch resistance in Congress and from farmers and ranchers” across the country. Graves says the WOTUS rule was “a direct... (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed mixed Monday with light movement along with cash trade. June Class III milk unchanged at $17.25. July down six cents at $17.47. August down seven cents at $18.34. September unchanged at $18.74.... (full story)


RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO JUN 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUN 11 2021 SAT JUN 12 2021 ... (full story)