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1) Position valuation spreadsheet, settlement 20 January 2022 Profit = net change on the day for that positionTotal profit = total open trade equity for the position 2) Position update 20 January 2022 Rolling down hedges tonight in indices to protect gains All other positions were maintained Previous days are... (full story)


Summary A winter storm impacted areas from the northern Plains, to the Midwest, into the Southeast and then up the east coast during the period. For many areas, this was […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 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)


We're nearly to the weekend and a variety of topics have been making news headlines. Check them out below in case you've missed them throughout the day. Competition in the meat industry Meat prices soared by 14.8% during 2021, a part of... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Nearly 55% of the contiguous U.S. is experiencing drought conditions. Long-term drought is entrenched across much of the western half of the lower 48 states, with additional areas across the […] (full story)


February lean hog futures closed $2.62 stronger on the day. The other front months were also up by triple digits at the bell but had set new contract highs from the move. April was up $2.65, with a new LOC high of $94.47. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for... (full story)


Thursday’s session ended with live cattle futures 7 to 27 cents weaker. The bonus FCE auction sold 681 of the 3,398 head listed for $137. The other pens went unsold on $137.50 to $138.50 asks. USDA maintains $137 for the bulk of cash sales this week. Some higher graded cattle... (full story)


After having set new LOC highs for 4 of the past 5 sessions, cotton prices retreated on Thursday. The trade day initially worked higher, with May and July each setting new highs before the pullback. At the bell, prices were 44 to 108 points in the red. For New crop,... (full story)


Going home on Thursday, domestic wheat markets were mixed. Winter wheat SRW and HRW futures were red at the bell, though spring wheat held 3 1/4 to 5 cent gains into the close. SRW gave back 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 cents in the front months, with new crop a... (full story)


The domestic soy rally continued through Thursday, with beans having gained another +30 cents! For March beans that brought prices to within 16 cents of the LOC high set last May, while the other contracts set new LOC highs. For new crop November, that new life of contract high is... (full story)


New crop corn prices ended the day 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 cents in the red. Old crop prices were fractionally mixed going home, with March up by a half penny from yesterday. Barchart’s national average corn basis has hovered near 13 1/4 cents under since mid-December. That compares to... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Thr Jan 20, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Thursday, January 20, 2022 Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs under 80 lbs weak to 15.00 lower, heavier weights steady to 20.00 higher; slaughter ewes... (full story)


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Governor Tim Walz is looking forward to renewing efforts to bring an E15 ethanol standard to Minnesota. Speaking to Brownfield during the MN Ag Expo in Mankato Wednesday, Walz says expanding the use of biofuels is important to him. ... (full story)


The most widely used publications from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been updated for 2022 with the latest research-based recommendations for managing pests, weeds and diseases […] (full story)


A recent report by USDA finds water use on irrigated land has significantly declined over the past 50 years. The Economic Research Service says advancements in well drilling and pumping technology cut water usage per acre by about 25 percent from... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Some Midwestern producers say the whole story isn’t being told about electric vehicles. NeCGA approved a policy resolution supporting renewable energy and electricity from non-petroleum and scoring its carbon intensity. Jan Tenbensil, a farmer... (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 traded both sides of steady throughout the session, finally finishing mixed. Mar closed 0-1/2 higher at 6.11, while Dec... (full story)


Hogs rally while cattle markets dip (full story)


The Michigan Senate has passed legislation with strong bipartisan support to reduce fines on family farms if they do not immediately report accidental workplace deaths. State Representative Bronna Kahle sponsored the bill and says grieving families... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day mostly lower ahead of Friday’s On Feed numbers from the USDA.  February live cattle closed $.22 lower at $138.32 and April live cattle closed $.17 lower at $143.17. ... (full story)


Old Crop Beans Soaring (full story)


A global trade analyst says ag export buyers have increased preventative planning and order amounts to overcome ongoing port constraints. William Loux with the U.S. Dairy Export Council tells Brownfield just in time inventories are no longer an... (full story)


Several agribusinesses have suffered cyberattacks in recent months including the nation’s largest private seed company, Stine Seed. President Myron Stine tells Brownfield there was a sophisticated cyberattack on their data systems January 9th. ... (full story)


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Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange continued to sell off Thursday while cash markets were mixed. January Class III milk was two cents higher at $20.25. February 45 cents lower at $20.86. March down 63 cents at $21.69. April down 47... (full story)


A biorefinery in central Iowa is producing natural gas from corn stover. VERBIO North America CEO Greg Northrup says they are the first company to use agricultural residue to create biomethane gas. “Most of the renewable natural gas made... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jan 20, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $239.98 $229.26 ... (full story)


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A principal with KCoe Isom says farmers should keep their eye on what happens with President Biden’s Build Back Better bill. Max Irsik, at the Annual Legal Update of the Agribusiness Council of Kansas City, says farmers need to look at the things... (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 20-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


NW_LS902,Thu Jan 20 2022,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),4.0,,54.00,54.00, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jan 20, 2022 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 14.15 per cwt live, up 0.12 when compared to Wednesday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jan 20, 2022 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_LS440 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jan 20, 2022 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_LS901,Thu Jan 20 2022,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)


This week Paul Neiffer has a conversation with Nathan Kauffman. He serves as vice president and Omaha Branch executive for the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank. He’s also the Bank's principal expert on the agricultural economy. After growing up in... (full story)


Barge Industry Reports Delays Due to Winter Weather Severe winter weather has complicated shipping on many rivers. Freezing of the Mississippi River has continuously delayed the river’s barge movements since […] (full story)


Last week, USDA released three reports giving some indication of what may be ahead for the 2022 global wheat market. Those USDA reports were the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand […] (full story)


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Price discovery in today’s fed cattle market “appears to be functioning effectively in even the thinnest regional fed cattle markets,” according to an analysis published by University of Arkansas agricultural economists. Asked by the U.S. Senate... (full story)


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