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WH_LS754 Kearney, NE Fri Oct 19, 2018 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News Burwell Livestock Market Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/19/2018 Receipts: 3175 Last Week: 0 Year Ago: 3800 First reported sale in three weeks a market trend is not applicable.... (full story)


During the 2017 cropping season there were reports of freeze injury on peanut in Arkansas. Those that were injured were dug a day or two before morning temperatures dipped a […] (full story)


BL_GR310 Billings, MT Fri October 19, 2018 USDA Market News Weekly Montana Hay Report Compared to last week: Alfalfa hay prices sold fully steady. Limited hay sales were seen this week as many ranchers are busy marketing cattle. Demand from Colorado and southern Wyoming... (full story)


This growing season is the second year in a row where Arkansas soybean producers have seen poor quality soybean during harvest (Figure 1).  In a Blog post I wrote last […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


This fall, Palmer amaranth was discovered for the first time in soybean fields in Redwood and Jackson counties. In Redwood County, 1 female and 3 male plants were found and […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 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)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Dr. Tyson Raper discusses cotton harvest in our latest Call of the Week. Tried a different approach with this one, recording live from the cotton field. If you can forgive […] (full story)


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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that U.S. cotton is free — after more than 100 years — of the devastating pink bollworm. This pest has cost U.S. […] (full story)


Hurricane Michael devastated much of Georgia, in particular the cotton and pecan crops. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine Podcast, Andrew Sawyer discusses what damage pecan growers and […] (full story)


An informational conference highlighting the new Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) program will be held next Monday, October 22, at 10 a.m. at Bruno’s Iron and Metal […] (full story)


A dedicated no-till farmer from Australia says broad spectrum herbicides can be successfully used while avoiding resistance. Bill Crabtree has sworn off tillage in favor of controlling weeds with glyphosate. Australia’s issues with glyphosate... (full story)


Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […] (full story)


One of the nation’s few events offering the public an on-the-ground look at cotton production returns in October in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Growing in popularity over the past decade, […] (full story)


The USDA cotton estimates for 2018/19 project world ending stocks to decrease 8 percent from the previous season to 74.4 million bales. With global cotton mill use forecast to exceed […] (full story)


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Wheat futures were mostly steady to 4 cents higher on Friday, with MPLS the strongest. Front month CBT was down 0.48% on the week, with KC 1.53% lower and MPLS 1.22% in the red. Wheat export commitments are 18% smaller than last year at this time, b... (full story)


Soybean futures fell into the close on Friday to settle within 1/2 cent of the low, down 6 to 7 1/4 cents. Nearby Nov was down 1.24% from a week ago. Front month soy meal was $3.20/ton lower on the day, with soy oil up 12 points. USDA reported a tota... (full story)


Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. Nearby Dec wiped out all of last week’s gains, down 1.81% since last Friday. There was a little harvest pressure, and some garden variety profit taking after hit... (full story)


Cotton futures settled with most contracts steady to 13 points in the red. Thursday’s Cotton on Call report indicated that mills backed off their unfixed call sales position by 1,193 contracts in the week that ended 10/12 to 23,421 contracts fo... (full story)


Corn futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents in the red. Nearby Dec wiped out all of last week’s gains, down 1.81% since last Friday. There was a little harvest pressure, and some garden variety profit taking after hit... (full story)


Lean hog futures dropped into the close, with Dec settling a dime off the low. Dec was down 70 cents, with other front months triple digits lower. December fell 6.18% ($3.40) on the week. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 41 cents from the previous day... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with most contracts 20 to 85 cents lower. Feeder cattle futures were also weaker, down 30 to 97.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was down 14 cents on October 18 at $155.36. Wholesale boxed beef prices ... (full story)


USDA’s Crop Production report in October forecasts a 2018/19 soybean crop of 4.69 billion bushels based on a 514,000-acre reduction in expected harvested acreage. In contrast, the soybean yield improved […] (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed lower ahead of the Cattle on Feed report and significant cash business.  Heavy supplies were anticipated, but the report showed placements 5 percent lower, which could provide support to... (full story)


This month, 2018/19 all-wheat production for Australia and Russia is collectively lowered by 2.5 million metric tons. These cuts more than offset a slight production increase for the U.S. and […] (full story)


Milk futures and cash dairy prices were mixed at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday. October Class Three milk was unchanged at $15.55.  November was unchanged at $15.53. December was down $.01 at $15.51.  January was down $.01 to $15.42. The... (full story)


After researchers confirmed that the waterhemp population was resistant to 2,4-D, the news just got worse as one herbicide after another failed to control the population. (full story)


After researchers confirmed that the waterhemp population was resistant to 2,4-D, the news just got worse as one herbicide after another failed to control the population. (full story)


GL_LS766 Greeley, CO Fri Oct 19, 2018 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Livestock Exchange - Brush, CO Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Friday October 19, 2018 Receipts: 1760 Last Week: 947 Year Ago: 931 Compared to last week: Trade activity moderate. ... (full story)


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One of Mexico’s few woman dairy farmers reaches out to nearly 30,000 followers a day on Facebook. It all began for the Kleckner Award winner because of a twisted ankle. Fifth generation dairy farmer Gina Gutierrez found her social media voice in... (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Fri, Oct 19, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.3000-3.3800 DN 0.75-DN... (full story)


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BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Fri Oct 19, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Friday, October 19, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices not... (full story)


There was a lot of buzz on Friday about the Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries, with the pot for the latter reaching $1 billion. The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery are 302 million to 1, defined by the number of ball combinations. The... (full story)


The only supply-side revision this month to the U.S. 2018/19 rice balance sheet was a 0.7-million cwt reduction in the production forecast to 218.8 million cwt, a result of a […] (full story)


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Late-season warmth will continue across West, except for lingering cool conditions in the southern Rockies. Meanwhile, another strong surge of cool air will overspread the Midwest and Northeast during the weekend, with below-normal temperatures later... (full story)


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Dense populations of winter annual weeds can compete with wheat and barley in late fall and early spring and slow the rate of crop development potentially reducing yield. If winter […] (full story)


Kochia has now gained cross resistance in at least one state to both dicamba and fluroxypyr. Kansas State University (KSU) weed scientists said kochia showed this cross resistance in two […] (full story)