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Boeing is showing an incomplete sequence from March 1, 2019 peak favoring more downside in the stock. This article looks at the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

Arabica Coffee (KC) firmed yesterday, forming the 1st green daily candle in 8 days. Significantly, KC is trying to reclaim the key 61.8% Fib retrace of the October-December rally, bouncing off the psychologically key 1.1 whole figure level. (full story)

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) confirmed in 2019 five species of weeds on the state’s Noxious Weed Prohibited Eradicate List for the first time in eight counties. (full story)

After the release of the January WASDE report, the Gardner ARC/PLC Payment Calculator was updated to reflect revised price information for the 2019 and 2020 years. Herein updated estimates of […] (full story)

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell nearly 3 cents from the previous week to $3.04 per gallon on January 20, 7 cents higher than a year ago. The Rocky […] (full story)

The 2019 Soybean Yield Contest results are now available. The NC Soybean Yield Contest categories changed from previous years for the 2019 Soybean Yield Contest. You can find details about […] (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting in New Mexico as well as the El Paso area […] (full story)

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Natives are currently being harvested. Harvesting is expected to remain about […] (full story)

The pecan harvest in Oklahoma is fairly active. Deliveries by growers to buying points are moderate. Demand was good for good quality pecans. The pecan season in Oklahoma is starting […] (full story)

Utilized production in 2019 totaled 265 million pounds, up 14 percent for comparable States from 2018. Bearing acreage was estimated at 396,000, up 3 percent for comparable States from the […] (full story)

New herbicide products and industry news about weed management for 2020. (full story)

New crop corn is $4.00. If we have 96mm acres and a trend line yield the Dec20/July21 carry will be 30 cents. $4.30 new crop sales are possible. (full story)

Major Barge Lines in Legal Disputes With NOLA Area Export Elevator Companies According to River Transport News (January 13, 2020 and December 16, 2019 editions), Ingram and American Commercial Barge […] (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)

Late in 2019, the USDA released its Interim Rule on Hemp. This rule is the overarching set of policies that will govern production of hemp across the land. As long […] (full story)

With winter wheat prices remaining at or less than the cost of production and with a very wet planting season, it is no surprise that many U.S. farmers chose to […] (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, January 24, 2020, through midnight, Eastern Time, Thursday, […] (full story)

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 14 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaufort, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Dare, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Martin, Onslow, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrrell, and […] (full story)

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Austin, Colorado, Crockett, Fayette, and Fisher counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […] (full story)

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to replace the Obama-Era Waters of […] (full story)

Soybean futures closed the Thursday session with losses in the front months of 4 1/4 cents. Meal futures rose by a dollar/ton in the March futures. March soy oil futures were 54 cents lower. The USDA’s Friday export sales report is expected to show... (full story)

Corn rallied on demand ideas. Basis has been firming, and there were some export sales reported. March contracts were up the most having gained a nickel. The national average corn basis from cmdyView was -0.1359, at the firmest level since November 2... (full story)

Thursday, wheat was higher in Chicago as futures gained 1 3/4 to 2 3/4 cents. The average SRW cash price from cmdtyView was also higher on Thursday, up 2 3/4 cents to $5.7457/bu. KC wheat futures were firm to 1/4 of a cent lower. And MGE spring wheat... (full story)

Corn rallied on demand ideas. Basis has been firming, and there were some export sales reported. March contracts were up the most having gained a nickel. The national average corn basis from cmdyView was -0.1359, at the firmest level since November 2... (full story)

Lean hogs futures came back down from midday triple digit highs, but prices still closed up near the dollar mark. Nearby futures were $0.82 to $0.95 higher at the end of Thursday. The 01/20 CME Lean Hog Index was at $61.02 after an 84 cent increase. ... (full story)

Feeder cattle futures ended the Thursday session with losses of $2.50 to $2.77 in the front months. Jan feeder futures were down by $1.15, and with only a week left before expiration, the futures are below the index. The 01/22 CME Feeder Cattle index... (full story)

Cotton futures were down at least 100 points after Thursday’s third consecutive triple digit day. Low volume October futures were down the most, closing with a loss of 294 points. The online cotton trading platform The Seam sold 20,234 bales at an ... (full story)

Ag groups are pleased with the EPA’s new water rule but some have expressed concern that the fight is not over. At the American Farm Bureau convention earlier this week, Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst told Brownfield that no matter... (full story)

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a new rule under the Clean Water Act to replace the Waters of the U.S. Rule, WOTUS, “The Navigable Waters Protection Rule will establish national consistency and provide greater certainty to states and... (full story)

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower ahead of Friday’s cattle on feed report.  Markets were also pressured by the day’s steady to lower cash trade.  Feeder cattle were lower on the same factors as the live... (full story)

The National Pork Producers Council is pleased with the EPA’s replacement for the WOTUS rule. Michael Formica tells Brownfield it clarifies what waters are NOT regulated, “One of those features which is important for us would be ditches, farm... (full story)

Prices Firm, Potential Bullish Case to be Made (full story)

CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with gains of 2-1/2 cents Dec, closing at 4.03-1/4. Mar closed 5 cents higher at 3.93-3/4, its highest close since early November. Continued talk that U.S. corn is of value on the world market and priced below A... (full story)

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Farm Credit Services of America has given $1.5 million to support an endowed swine production faculty position at South Dakota State University. The endowment is the first in the nation for a swine production position, said John Killefer, South... (full story)

PRESS RELEASE: NAWG Applauds Release of Updated WOTUS Rule On January 23, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a final rule to provide more clarity in Clean Water Act (CWA) applicability to,... (full story)

Hogs strong, Cattle flops (full story)

Weather challenges in 2019 left many cattle producers concerned about both the quantity and quality of hay heading into 2020. Oklahoma State University livestock marketing specialist Derrell Peel says hay stocks are up from last year in most parts... (full story)

For you to be an informed investor you must be aware of the momentum of both the Stock Market and the Economy. My Benchmark for the Stock Market is the Value Line Arithmetic Index because it is an Equal Weighted measurement of the performance of the... (full story)

A market analyst says he’s cautiously optimistic about where cattle and hog markets are headed in 2020. President Trump’s recent trifecta of trade agreements provides a lot of upside market potential for US beef, pork, and poultry producers ... (full story)

News Release 25 Massachusetts • Ste. 450 • Washington, D.C. • 20001 • 202-547-7800 Web: www.wheatworld.org                                                                   Twitter: @wheatworld   For Immediate Release                    ... (full story)

A Republican member of the House Ag Committee is welcoming the EPA’s replacement to the Waters of the U.S. rule. Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota calls WOTUS a case of government overreach by the Obama Administration. “It was totally unlawful,... (full story)

Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling. Still no indication of increased demand from China ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations starting this week. All indications are, China has near term needs generally covered, with South... (full story)

Hedging Futures Price Risk Through the Futures Market & Trading Levels 1.24.2020 (full story)

The American Soybean Association and National Corn Growers Association are both pleased with the replacement WOTUS regulation. ASA President Bill Gordon of Minnesota says the organization is pleased with the rule, saying it provides certainty and... (full story)

Research documenting the crossing of Palmer amaranth and waterhemp means growers will have even more difficulty controlling herbicide-resistant weeds.  Minnesota Soybean research director David Kee says researchers in Illinois, Missouri,... (full story)

Overall, net farm income, was forecast by USDA's Economic Research Service ( ERS ) to increase 10% to $92.5 billion in 2019.  However, a portion of that income, $22.4 billion, came from direct government farm payments including the trade related ... (full story)

High Power Pork, a 6000-head Carthage System sow farm, has converted its feeding system from a conventional European-style electronic sow feeding system (ESF) to the Gestal 3G free-access feeding system and is also undergoing a group-housing retrofit... (full story)

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