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Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office before the applicable deadline. July 15 is […] (full story)


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China’s 2020/21 imports are forecast at a 7-year high, driven by the highest projected consumption in 3 years, robust State Reserve (SR) imports, and attractive prices for imported cotton relative […] (full story)


The Philippines is expected to be the second-largest importer in 2021, and recently announced a change to its import tariffs that has the potential to shift its suppliers. In February […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7205 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter but amid concerns about domestic inflation, the government has been enacting policies affecting trade. In February, a new export quota of 17.5 million […] (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The 60 cent recovery in soybeans was a sharp rally back, but not enough to erase the Thursday slide of more than a dollar per bushel. July beans were $1.08 1/4 weaker for the week, and November contracts dropped $1.17/bushel. Soymeal futures climbed back by double digits, ending the session... (full story)


Back month lean hog futures rallied back triple digits on Friday, though the gains of as much as $1.77 were not enough to offset Thursday’s drops. Nearby July and August added to the downside on Friday, with additional $2.35 and $0.52 losses respectively. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price for... (full story)


At the close for the last trade day of the week, front month cotton prices were 25 points to 138 points back in the black. New crop prices were stronger gainers, taking back the premium to old crop. A surging US dollar index was a headwind for the third day in... (full story)


Going into the weekend wheat futures were double digits higher at the close. CBT futures closed near the start of the Thursday selloff, with 19 1/4 to 23 3/4 cent gains. KC wheat gained 21 to 21 1/2 cents on Friday. MGE wheat prices ended the session 6 3/4 to... (full story)


The Friday recovery left the board 22 1/4 to 34 1/2 cents in the black going into the weekend. For new crop that equated to a 6 1/4 cent net loss for Thursday and Friday, but still a 31 3/4 cent drop for the week. Dalian Corn Prices in China were... (full story)


Front month cattle futures go into the weekend with 37 to 97 cent gains, finishing the session below Thursday’s sell off.  Friday’s catch up trade was $120-$124, and as high as $200 for high graded dressed sales. The bulk of the week’s cash trade had been near $122 in the... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler June 18, 2021 Keep an Eye on The Back Door Companies and membership organizations often focus on new sales. How many new customers did we get?  How many people joined? Their objective is to grow the number,... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, June 18, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs mostly steady to 20.00 higher; slaughter ewes mostly steady; no comparison on feeder lambs. At San... (full story)


The global corn market is supplied primarily by four countries – Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine, and the United States. Combined, these countries account for nearly 90 percent of global exports. This […] (full story)


Oilseed prices have risen dramatically over the past year, mirroring gains in corn and other grains over this period. While tight supplies precipitated by production shortfalls in corn and oilseeds […] (full story)


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LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, June 18, 2021 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally 5.00-6.00 higher on on comparable purchases. Negotiated... (full story)


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NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 6/18/2021 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


GL_LS850 Greeley, CO Fri Jun 18, 2021 USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News National Wool Review Domestic wool trading on a clean basis had no confirmed trades reported this week. Prices reflect trades FOB warehouse in original bag or square pack, bellies out, some graded, and 76 mm... (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 recovered today gaining much of yesterday’s limit down move with Jul adding 22-1/4 cents closing at 6.55-1/4 and Dec... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Hogs and Feeders are weak while cattle inches higher (full story)


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NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 6/18/2021 was estimated at 4.96 per cwt live, down -0.01 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS444 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW) The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the week ended 6/18/2021 was estimated at 14.87 per cwt live, up 0.76 from last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE... (full story)


Similar to May of 2019 which was very hot and dry, we had some very hot and dry weather during May of 2021, dry enough that we had to apply […] (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 18, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $245.92 $214.42 ... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 18, 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 12.62 per cwt live, up 0.14 when compared to Thursday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


A weed scientist says recent floods have destroyed thousands of acres of crops at a crucial point in the growing season.    Tommy Butts with the University of Arkansas Extension says some areas received 20 inches of rain in a 48-hour... (full story)


NW_LS902,Fri Jun 18 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),11.0,48.00,58.50,48.95, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,45.00,45.00,A Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 18, 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,Fri Jun 18 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 Fri, Jun 18, 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)


A southwest Iowa farmer has one eye on his crop and the other on federal policy that could impact his operation. Jeff Jorgenson, a corn and soybean grower from Sidney, says biofuels, taxes, and climate are all at the forefront. ... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day higher on oversold signals and the week’s stronger cash trade.  Feeder cattle were pressured by the higher move in corn.  June live cattle closed $.95 higher at $121.05 and... (full story)


Many Midwestern farmers are concerned potential changes to tax policy could negatively impact their farm. Northwest central Ohio farmer Patty Mann says she’s most concerned about the elimination of stepped-up basis and tax policy changes that could... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 18 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JUN 17 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 18 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JUN 17 2021 ... (full story)


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