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Cocoa (CC) bounced more than 2% yesterday, trying to halt the 2 week slide from the recent 2021 high. Significantly, CC’s rebound yesterday occurred after testing the psychologically key 2500 whole figure level and nearing the 61.8% Fib retrace of the July to October rally. (full story)


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After an early start to fall harvest in 2021, widespread rainfall over most of Illinois in the second week of October slowed harvest progress; by October 17, 62% of the […] (full story)


Downbound Barged Grain Movements Increase With the Harvest and Recovery From Ida Downbound barged grain movements and barge-unload operations in the New Orleans region appear to have gradually recovered from […] (full story)


Preparing for farm succession may seem like a daunting and overwhelming task. To secure a farm’s future, however, it’s a task that should be handled with careful planning. University of […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 21-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


This update will show you why watching all the retracements on every move is so important regardless of the long term targets. (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 21-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 21-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 21-OCT-2021 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)


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THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of October 21, 2021. Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable AMS Specialty Crops Division Federal-State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (404) 361-1376 Fax: (404) 363-2523 (via: Forest Park-Atlanta, GA ) Recorder: (404) 366-0360 TV_FV140... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Thr Oct 21, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Thursday, October 21, 2021 Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs steady; slaughter ewes 20.00 higher at Ft. Collins and steady to 5.00 lower at Kalona;... (full story)


Through Thursday’s session live cattle futures worked $0.75 to $0.97 weaker. USDA reported cash trade for the week was wide ranged from $123 - $127 on Wednesday. Central Stockyard’s second FCE auction resulted in no sales. packers bid mostly $122, but up to $124, while feed lots were looking for... (full story)


The Thursday wheat market went home with some double digit losses. CBT futures ended with 5 1/2 to 8 cent losses. Kansas City prices were 11 to 12 1/4 cents in the red. Spring wheat prices closed 4 1/2 cents to 7 1/2 cents red. USDA had wheat export bookings... (full story)


After the midweek rally left cotton nearly 300 points, Thursday’s session fell back 428 to 459 points. Dollar Index was back higher on Thursday. Cotton export sales during the week ending 10/14 were 391,796 RBs. That was up 167% from the week prior, and 72% above the same week last... (full story)


At the close, soy futures were down 19 to 21 1/2 cents. The November to November spread was 1 1/2 cents firmer to now a 5 3/4 cent carry. cmdtyView data shows the ECB’s bean basis at 42 3/4 cents under Nov, compared to -39 cents at the start of... (full story)


At the close for Thursday, front month corn futures had given back 4 1/4 to 7 cents. That left the December to December spread at a 2 1/4 cent premium for spot corn. The ECB basis was firm for Thursday but weaker for the week to 30.25 cents under Dec.... (full story)


Lean hog futures fell $1.77 to $2.82 on Thursday. USDA’s National Average Base hog price was $65.43 after dropping another $1.50. CME’s Lean Hog Index was 74 cents weaker to $85.89 on 10/19. Export Sales data from the USDA’s FAS had pork bookings at 20.9k MT for the week ending... (full story)


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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 closed lower, giving up 5 to 7 cents after strong gains yesterday. Export sales at 50.1 mb were termed... (full story)


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For 2022, planting decisions relative to corn and soybeans are likely more complicated than usual due to rising production costs and uncertainties about commodity and fertilizer prices. Higher priced nitrogen […] (full story)


HC_PY005 Des Moines, IA Fri. Oct 15, 2021 USDA Market News Weekly San Francisco Rabbits resending... (full story)


USDA’s Rural Development office has recently announced investments totaling more than $18 million in Missouri water infrastructure. David Cheek with USDA said the largest project, an additional $15 million to construct a regional water distribution... (full story)


After soybean plants have matured in the field, many organisms begin to grow and colonize these plants.  Rainy weather often promotes growth of and colonization by these organisms. The longer […] (full story)


Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […] (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were down and feeders were mostly lower with the USDA’s on feed numbers out Friday.  October live cattle closed $.97 lower at $124.97 and December live cattle closed $.97 lower at $129.55. ... (full story)


GX_GR210 Springfield, IL Thu, Oct 21, 2021 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois Production Cost Report (Bi-weekly) Production costs items state wide: cash prices bulk, FOB distributor, per ton unless otherwise stated. Fertilizer in granular form unless... (full story)


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Cattle group R-CALF USA is calling for action outside of a cattle contract library to bring fairness to the cattle industry. R-CALF Director and northwest Iowa cattle producer Eric Nelson tells Brownfield a lack of packer competition is the biggest... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Thu, Oct 21, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $223.21 $204.07 ... (full story)


The Michigan Community Mediation Association will offer free mediation services to farmers for at least the next two years. The Michigan Agriculture Mediation Program is awarded through a grant process with USDA which Executive Director Gabriella... (full story)


The FBI has been reaching out to help farmers and food processors recognize potential threats to their products and businesses.  Scott Mahloch is an FBI Special Agent with the Weapons of Mass Destruction unit in Milwaukee, and he attended World... (full story)


NW_LS901,Thu Oct 21 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_LS902,Thu Oct 21 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,54.00,54.00,B Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,47.00,47.00,B Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Thu, Oct 21, 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_LS442 Des Moines, IA Thu, Oct 21, 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)


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