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This trade has hypothetically profited in 13 of the last 15 years if placed (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the modular home manufacturer Skyline Champion (SKY). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top 100 Stocks list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart ... (full story)


The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation, and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who […] (full story)


South Carolina agribusinesses can get their ducks in a row for a successful 2020 during an intensive program from Clemson Cooperative Extension aimed at helping farm operators write a marketing and risk […] (full story)


Lean hog futures finished mixed, showing 20 cent losses, as well as 17 cent gains. The last trading day is Friday for December hogs, which stayed 17 cents higher since a midday gain of 20 cents. The 12/09 CME Lean Hog Index was at $58.47, after a 35-... (full story)


Soybean futures ended the mid-week session lower by 8 1/4 to 9 3/4 cents. Soymeal futures were down by $2.30/ton, while soy oil futures finished with a 23-point loss on the day. China purchased 585,000 MT of soybeans for 19/20 MY delivery, which was ... (full story)


Wheat futures trading mostly lower after Wednesday’s trades. Chicago SRW futures were down by the most posting losses of 3 3/4 to 4 3/4 cents in the nearby contracts. KC wheat futures were also lower at the close with front month losses ranging fro... (full story)


Cotton futures came back down after posting midday highs, but front months ended mixed at 6 lower to 18 higher. This morning the USDA GAIN reports focused on cotton, they reported that Brazilian cotton expansion is slowing down, with 19/20 MY plan... (full story)


Corn futures were down 4 3/4 to 6 1/4 cents after Wednesday trading, closing the chart gap from September. The weekly update from the EIA showed ethanol production was 12,000 barrels per day higher than last week, with the report showing 1.072 millio... (full story)


Live cattle futures had posted gains of as much as 90 cents at the close. Dec futures were 72 cents higher. Feeder cattle futures gained triple digits on the day, with gains as much as $1.27 in the front months. The 12/10 CME Feeder Cattle index was ... (full story)


Corn futures were down 4 3/4 to 6 1/4 cents after Wednesday trading, closing the chart gap from September. The weekly update from the EIA showed ethanol production was 12,000 barrels per day higher than last week, with the report showing 1.072 millio... (full story)


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will host an informational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 19, for producers interested in growing hemp. The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 […] (full story)


Missouri Farm Bureau delegates set policy aimed at eradicating feral hogs and helping dairy farmers. State Legislative Affairs Director BJ Tanksley tells Brownfield policy addresses the Federal Milk Marketing Order system. “Are there specific... (full story)


South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he’s ecstatic the USMCA is moving forward but it’s critical to bring it to the floor for a vote. “It’s good for Speaker Pelosi and her team to say they’ve reached an agreement with the White House but I... (full story)


The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell more than 2 cents from the previous week to $3.05 per gallon on December 9, 11 cents lower than a year ago. The […] (full story)


The head of R-CALF USA says the USMCA deal is NOT good for U.S. cattle producers. Bill Bullard says they’re very concerned. “We thought that when the renegotiations started that there was going to be some reforms in the trade of cattle and beef.... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures had a difficult day finishing with losses of 2-3/4 to 5-3/4 cents as prices closed at their lowest levels in four months. Mar futures broke underneath the low established on November 27th, the Wednesday before Thanksgivi... (full story)


National Corn Growers Association President Kevin Ross says trade breakthroughs with Japan and the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement are the best news growers could have for Christmas. On the other hand, he says the NCGA is not happy about small ethanol... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 19 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baldwin, Burke, Butts, Jasper, Jenkins, Johnson, Lamar, Laurens, Meriwether, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Rabun, Rockdale, Screven, […] (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Brazos, Falls, Grimes, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Medina, Robertson, and Tarrant who suffered losses due to […] (full story)


Did you have a chance to look at the WASDE numbers Monday?  If not, AgDay has you covered.  Click on the link to hear expert analysis.  (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 South Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Allendale, Anderson, Barnwell, Cherokee, Chester, Greenville, Lancaster, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union, and York counties... (full story)


If you’ve not made it into your local Farm Service Agency office to enroll for the Dairy margin Coverage (DMC) program or the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), you’ve still got time. USDA on Wednesday announced enrollment extensions for both... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Houston County, Alabama, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […] (full story)


Updates in technology and management have improved efficiency and reduced animal agriculture’s impact on the environment.  Jim Mintert is an ag economics professor at Purdue University. “We use far fewer resources to produce food, in... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Avoyelles, Evangeline, Rapides, and St. Landry parishes who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Barry between […] (full story)


Soybeans were lower on profit taking and fund selling. The trade continues to wait and see what happens with the next round of U.S. tariffs on China, scheduled for the 15th. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says what happens with the tariffs... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Iowa County, Iowa, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, and a […] (full story)


Here we count down the top 10 nutrition articles that made dairy headlines in 2019: 10. Here's What An Early Frost Can Do To Corn Silage “If we find ourselves chopping in near freezing temps, then the ensiled feed will ferment slowly, or... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Jackson and Washington counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for […] (full story)


Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer has introduced the Real MEAT Act in the Senate. The legislation is designed to end deceptive labeling practices for alternative protein products—sometimes referred to as “fake meat”. Fischer says it would... (full story)


The National Council of Agricultural Employers says the Farmworker Act isn’t perfect but it’s an inroad to fix ag labor issues. President Michael Marsh tells Brownfield regardless of the Farm Workforce Modernization legislation moved through the... (full story)


Valley Irrigation, a Valmont company, this week announce that it has signed an agreement with the Republic of Kazakhstan and private holding company Kusto Group to collaborate on a project that […] (full story)


On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, January Class III milk futures settled down 21 cents at $18/19.  February seven cents lower at $17.56.  March off six at $17.13.  April through July contracts three to eight cents lower. Dry... (full story)


Meatable, a Dutch-based startup has secured an additional $10 million in startup capital to create cultivated pork and beef products, according to a blog written by Krijn de Nood, the company’s CEO, and published on Medium . This brings the... (full story)


Dec. corn closed at $3.57 and 3/4, down 5 and 1/2 cents Jan. soybeans closed at $8.93 and 1/2, down 7 and 3/4 cents Dec. soybean meal closed at $293.30, down $3.60 Dec. soybean oil closed at 31.23, down 24 points Dec. wheat closed at $5.30 and 3/4,... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day higher on expectations of higher cash trade.  Feeder cattle were higher on the same factors with additional support from the day’s lower move in corn.  Contracts are at a... (full story)


The cumulative earnings power of these 30 stocks is expected to grow by 7.06% in 2020. (full story)


Buy The Rumor / Sell the Fact (full story)


Reflecting the duality of American politics, House Democrats on Tuesday announced they had reached a deal with the Trump administration over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) just hours after House leaders […] (full story)


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U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced the Real MEAT Act, which aims to clarify the definition of beef and plant-based meat alternatives on product labels. Fischer’s proposed legislation is a companion... (full story)


Various media reports indicate the U.S. is going to delay the next round of Chinese tariffs, scheduled to go into effect Sunday. However, National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow told the Wall Street Journal the tariffs are still on the... (full story)


Byline: Lisa Foust Prater Today, representatives from Farm Credit, the American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Farmers Union held a press conference in the offices of the U.S. House of Representatives... (full story)


The Nebraska Power Farming Show continues today in Lincoln.  Show director Tom Junge says the latest advances in data collection and utilization are on display. “We’re seeing so many companies that are trying to consolidate that into one... (full story)


“She’s open.” Say those two words to any producer and you’re almost guaranteed to see them scowl. Unfortunately, it’s a phrase dairy farmers hear all too often.  While it might be frustrating to find an unexpected open cow in the herd, knowing... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 11-DEC-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Syngenta Sues Atticus Syngenta alleges Atticus’ products Acadia 2SC, Acadia ESQ, Aquila XL, Artavia 2 SC and Artavia Xcel each infringe their patents relating to manufacturing azoxystrobin fungicide. The company says Atticus’ infringement... (full story)


TIME magazine announced Greta Thunberg, 16, as its person of the year on Wednesday. Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist who gained international attention this year with scathing criticism of world leaders for their inaction on the climate... (full story)


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