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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Jun 23, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 13.00-16.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady to 6.00 higher. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Sioux... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 23-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Agronomists in Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri continue to assess crop damage from this week's hailstorm. On Tuesday, a hailstorm dumping anywhere from 0.50-1.75"-sized hail made its way across the edges of eastern Nebraska and northern Missouri. In... (full story)


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At the close, front month cotton futures were 72 to 224 points in the black. July contracts were the biggest gainer on the day. Crude Oil futures are also higher, up 76 cents to $73.61/bbl so far. That puts upward pressure on synthetic fiber prices.  USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations report showed... (full story)


August hogs bounced back from the limit loss to close $2.97 lower, July on the other hand stayed lock limit down. The other nearby contracts closed $0.97 to $1.55 in the red. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price was $5.26 lower in the PM update to $122.78. The CME Lean... (full story)


At the closing bell of the midweek session, afternoon drops left the board fractionally mixed to 9 1/2 cents in the red. July contracts were the weakest, as soybeans narrow the inverse. Soymeal prices closed the session $8.40 to $9.10/ton weaker. Front month soy oil futures closed with triple digit... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Wednesday session 20 to 87 cents weaker in the front months. Feb contracts gave back $1.17 on the day. The FCE online auction was very quiet this morning with just 1 KS sale of $122 and one other $120 bid. Most of the feedlots were... (full story)


Wheat futures closed Wednesday with double digit gains led by HRS. Minneapolis spring wheat futures ended with 19 1/4 to 23 3/4 cent gains. SRW wheat futures closed with gains of 8 3/4 to 10 1/4 cents. Front month KC wheat closed 14 to 15 1/2 cents in the black. ... (full story)


July corn widened the inverse some more on Wednesday, with the 4 1/2 cent gain contracts are now a $1.13 premium to Sept and a $1.28 premium to Dec. New crop corn closed 1 3/4 to 3 1/4 lower as rain accumulation forecasts were increased and focus begins to shift... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 23-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


R.W. Dow Corporation's technical opinion by Neil Bloch, VP Trading and Strategy - J.S. Mathews, Editor (full story)


With Louisiana experiencing warm days and adequate moisture, much of the cotton has grown out of the thrips susceptibility stage (1-4 leaf cotton) and is beginning to put on squares. […] (full story)


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The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased less than 1 cent, remaining virtually unchanged at $3.29 per gallon on June 21, 86 cents higher than a year ago. The Rocky […] (full story)


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More than half of rural bank CEOs in 10 states, in the latest Rural Mainstreet Index, expect inflation pressure to continue. Ernie Goss, with Nebraska’s Creighton (cray-ton) University, conducts the survey each month and says the bankers indicate... (full story)


Famers who testified at a House Ag Subcommittee hearing on commodity protections today says crop insurance is essential now and moving into the 2023 Farm Bill. Jeff Kirwan, of Kirwin Farms in northwestern (New Windsor) Illinois, says crop insurance... (full story)


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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 were under pressure throughout the session after firming on the overnight trade. Growing confidence that rain events will occur in a... (full story)


Hogs crash and cattle markets lower (full story)


More confusion than clarity from today's trade. (full story)


Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed an executive order creating a carbon sequestration task force. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association executive director Monte Shaw tells Brownfield biofuels could play a key role as members explore opportunities. ... (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange continued to trade in mixed territory as cash markets began to move more positive. June Class III milk up a penny at $17.34. July up 12 cents at $16.60. August down four cents at $16.79. September 15... (full story)


Potassium (K) deficiency can decrease more than 50% soybean yield across soil types that range from sandy loam to clay loam. Potassium deficiency symptoms in soybean first appear as irregular […] (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower to sharply lower on profit-taking ahead of widespread direct business and Friday’s Cattle on Feed report from the USDA.  Boxed beef prices were also sharply... (full story)


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A tech service rep with BASF anticipates increasing insect pressure in dry areas. Mark Storr tells Brownfield growers should be concentrating on soybean fields. “Beware of spider mites, that’s something that we sometimes have problems... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 25 - Released on June 23, 2021 Cream is available in the West. Ice cream production is flat to strong, but butter plants are receiving steady supplies of cream. Butter production is seasonally active. Some contacts... (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 25 - Released on June 23, 2021 This week, demand for cheese in the West is steady to lower across both food service and retail markets. Contacts report that current pricing is favorable in international markets, with... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 25 - Released on June 23, 2021 Butter producers say there is little change week to week in most facets. Production remains a steady mix of churning and micro-fixing. Cream available for the churns is slightly ... (full story)


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A black bear biologist says Missouri’s black bear population is growing. Laura Conlee with the state conservation department tells Brownfield they estimate Missouri is home to roughly 800 black bears with around nine-percent annual population... (full story)


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NW_LS901,Wed Jun 23 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,Wed Jun 23 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,57.00,57.00,A Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,45.00,45.00,D Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jun 23, 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_LS441 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jun 23, 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 12.79 per cwt live, down -0.03 when compared to Tuesday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jun 23, 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)


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Jul. corn closed at $6.64 and 1/4, up 4 and 1/2 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $13.85, down 9 and 1/2 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $354.20, down $9.10 Jul. soybean oil closed at 62.13, up 146 points Jul. wheat closed at $6.61 and 1/4, up 10 and... (full story)


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Michigan State University Extension educators located in central region of the state say frost and hail damage this week is likely to cause minimal damage to field crops. Paul Gross says when it comes to hail damage, a little bit looks like a lot.... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jun 23, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $241.56 $209.54 ... (full story)


Leaf blast has started! We received our first report of leaf blast on June 20 on Titan in 2021 from Randolph Co. In 2020 the first report came from the […] (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 23-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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