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USDCAD plunges through 1.3260sall the way down to 1.3180s. Uptrend now over. Bank of Canadas Timothy Lane adds to USDCAD losses with hawkish tone on rate guidance. OPEC meeting now underway with rumors of 800k bpd Saudi surprise deepening of oil production cuts. EURUSD bounces,... (full story)


Carcass values have slipped slightly so far this week mostly due to weakness in the fresh belly primal (full story)


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If I am correct in my belief that the global economy is stabilizing, it is likely that the industrial commodities, including copper, crude oil and lumber will advance in price in the long term. (full story)


Rebound continues as hope for the Phase 1 trade deal lingers. China is silent on progress but confirms talks continue. (full story)


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Silly side talks, oil price hawks, dressed in mighty high style, in the air, there’s a feeling of OPEC. Members clashing, oil slashing, meeting time [...] (full story)


Fall applied nitrogen can be risky especially as farmers consider weather volatility and narrowing margins. In this Managing for Profit, Precision Planting research agronomist Cory Muhlbauer explains why feeding the plant when it needs food makes... (full story)


Will poor exports ruin the party, again? (full story)


The challenging growing season has shown just how many factors are out of a farmer’s control that can lead to stress. Illinois farmer Rob Sharkey says he’s pleased there is more awareness surrounding mental health in agriculture. “The... (full story)


Corn futures start off your Thursday steady to 1 1/2 cents per bushel lower. Corn futures finished yesterday 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents in the red, facing larger ethanol stocks and pessimism about export sales during Thanksgiving week. Estimates ahead of t... (full story)


Overnight action in the cotton market was 16 to 28 points higher ahead of the USDA weekly export sales report. The board is showing a single December futures trade 153 points above yesterday. Somebody got caught on the wrong side during deliveries? Y... (full story)


Lean hog futures were mixed on Wednesday, Dec futures retreated again. However, Feb and Apr futures made gains of 5 and 47 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was 3 cents higher @ $57.35. The Wednesday pork carcass cutout value was $81 flat after a $0.39 r... (full story)


So far this morning the wheat markets are in plus territory. The KC and CHI futures are 1 to 2 cents higher. MPLS spring wheat is up 2 to 3 cents, with expiring (next week) December up 8 ½. USDA’s export sales report is expected to show 300,000-70... (full story)


Corn futures start off your Thursday steady to 1 1/2 cents per bushel lower. Corn futures finished yesterday 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents in the red, facing larger ethanol stocks and pessimism about export sales during Thanksgiving week. Estimates ahead of t... (full story)


Live cattle futures were down triple digits on Wednesday. December through Apr futures were down $1.10 to $1.47, with Dec options expiring tomorrow. Feeder cattle futures were also down by triple digits, to the tune of -$1.50. The 12/03 CME Feeder Ca... (full story)


Soybeans are 1 to 2 cents per bushel higher ahead of the weekly USDA export sales report. On Wednesday soybean futures were up by as much as 7 cents. Beans saw some net new buying interest in the old crop contracts, with preliminary open interest ris... (full story)


Ag groups continue to call on Congress to ratify the US Mexico Canada Agreement and a USDA official says he’s hopeful it will happen soon. Jason Hafemeister is the secretary’s trade counsel at the USDA.   “In Washington there’s a lot of... (full story)


We present our trade idea for the Emini Nasdaq futures for the intraday. (full story)


The 2019 season has been a learning lesson for many Midwestern farmers. Southern Ohio Farmer Greg Corcoran wrapped up harvest two weeks before Thanksgiving. He says there was a lot of variability in his yields “We had some fields that... (full story)


A large amount of interest will be placed on the weekly export data this morning, particularly on corn. US corn values are now competitive with the global market and we should start to see demand increase if it’s going to. Brazil is starting to rem... (full story)


Lynx, a new medium-grain rice variety from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers high yields and early maturity. “Lynx consistently showed a yield advantage over both Jupiter […] (full story)


As we approach winter in the Sacramento Valley and almond trees enter dormancy, pruning becomes a top priority for many growers. Whether it’s pruning for scaffold selection or to remove […] (full story)


Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Soybeans Slightly Higher on Trade Optimism, Grains Little Changed Soybeans were slightly higher on continued optimism about a trade deal with China while grains were little changed... (full story)


grains uneventful overnight - cattle looking toppy on charts, hogs forming bottom (full story)


Weekly export sales will be released at 7:30 am. Here are the estimates: (full story)


Yesterday the markets rose despite the fact that the impeachment hearings have returned. Will we see the same today? Read on to learn more... (full story)


Despite Progress, The Big Trade Deal Remains Elusive (full story)


COLUMBIA, SC Thursday, December 05, 2019 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m. for South... (full story)


COLUMBIA Shipping Point Prices as of 05-DEC-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Elliott wave analysis on silver. (full story)


GL_GR310 Greeley, CO Thu Dec 5, 2019 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Colorado Hay Report Compared to last week, trade activity light and demand moderate. Lack of high testing alfalfa for dairy quality hay has prices firm for Premium/Supreme hay. Movement good on small squares of... (full story)


The GBPUSD surged roughly 100 pips yesterday, decisively breaking above a month plus Bull Flag consolidation resistance (on the daily chart). Significantly, the GBPUSD has cleared downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart), and is now comfortably above the psychologically key 1.3 whole figure... (full story)


AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle December 5, 2019 Daily Import Total Sales December 4, 2019 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 3100 Compared to Tuesday, steer calves and yearlings sold... (full story)


Its a choppy start to the day for the majors. Expect Bitcoin to provide direction for the trio on the day. (full story)


LM_HG204 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE ... (full story)


LM_HG208 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News WESTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE ... (full story)


LM_HG200 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY HOG REPORT PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE BARROWS & GILTS LIVE... (full story)


AJ_PY049 Atlanta, GA Thu. Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News Weekly Graystone Small Animal Auction Sale ... (full story)


AJ_PY034 Atlanta, GA Thu. Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News Daily 5-Day Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Thu. Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


LM_HG233 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News WESTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY SOW & BOAR REPORT BASED STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE ... (full story)


LM_HG230 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY SOW & BOAR REPORT PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE SOWS & BOARS... (full story)


NW_LS832 Des Moines, IA Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News National Direct Sow Price Comparison Based on State of Origin ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- : National : Iowa : Western : Eastern : ... (full story)


LM_HG231 Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Dec 05, 2019 USDA Market News IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY SOW & BOAR REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, December 4, 2019 CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE ... (full story)


RH_GR310 Richmond, VA Thu Dec 05, 2019 USDA-VA Dept of Ag Market News Virginia Hay Report Rushville Semimonthly Hay Auction, Harrisonburg, VA on Wed Dec 04, 2019 Prices per ton FOB unless otherwise noted. ... (full story)