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Hogs rally while cattle markets weaken (full story)


It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […] (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Wed, Apr 14, 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 10.92 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Tuesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture invested $15.5 million in Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools, or FACT. The agency awarded 18 grants for research to enhance food and ag production. A dozen other grants support... (full story)


An official with one of the nation’s largest biofuel producers suggests the ripples caused by the pandemic are subsiding. POET vice president of corporate affairs Doug Berven says it was this time last year when 50 percent of travel shut down... (full story)


A market analyst says everyone including farmers is having difficulty getting needed products. Mike North with ever.ag says, “The supply chain right now is being stressed at a level that we’ve never experienced in our lifetimes.” North... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower waiting for cash trade to develop.  Feeder cattle led the way lower on the day’s higher move in corn.  April live cattle closed $.30 lower at $122.10 and June... (full story)


Expect low inventories, shipping delays, and a lack of labor to drive up perennial and nursery plant prices this year. Amy Upton with the Michigan Nursery Landscape Association tells Brownfield, “One of the big factors that is affecting any type... (full story)


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More than 300 businesses and investors have expressed support for ambitious U.S. emissions reduction targets. What is called the We Mean Business coalition’s letter to President Biden says the U.S. must adopt an emissions reduction target that puts... (full story)


A north-central Iowa farmer is concerned about dryness. April Hemmes farms around a thousand acres of corn and soybeans south of Hampton. “Boy do we need a rain (because) it is dry, and that is probably the scariest thing going in (to... (full story)


After reviewing the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, the Biden-Harris Administration has made the decision to discontinue the program in May. This program helped deliver nearly 133 million boxes of food in 2020 and played a helping hand to curb... (full story)


New Contract Highs & Closes Says It All (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


A farmer in southwest Minnesota is experimenting with wide-row corn. Mark Enninga of Fulda says his project, funded in part by an Innovation Grant from the Minnesota Corn Growers, began last year. “Within our system we have a standard row... (full story)


NW_LS902,Wed Apr 14 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,45.00,50.25,45.17,A Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),4.0,,41.00,41.00, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Wed, Apr 14, 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)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


House Ag Committee members recently met with Federal Maritime Commission leaders to discuss ongoing shipping delays impacting the U.S. ag sector. Congressman Jim Costa, chair of the subcommittee on livestock and foreign agriculture, says ag exports... (full story)


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MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 15 - Released on April 14, 2021 Western cream is still plentiful. While some cream is flowing eastward, limited tanker availability is a barrier for moving heavier volumes out of the region. Butter production is ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 15 - Released on April 14, 2021 Churning remains busy for now, but some butter producers suggest the time for active churning may be limited. Cream availability was notably tighter this week. Spot cream has been... (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 15 - Released on April 14, 2021 Western food service cheese demand has continued to grow, while retail cheese demand held steady. Some contacts report improvements at ports with getting vessel space and shipping ... (full story)


The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) (Figure 1) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the […] (full story)


Virtual cooking classes are helping consumers try something new in the comfort of their kitchen. The Wisconsin Beef Council is offering virtual cooking classes and Executive Director Tammy Vaassen says they are allowing people to cook and interact... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


A northern Michigan dairy farmer says this spring is starting off the best in recent memory. “It’s been a mild winter and a great spring, and I think everyone’s pretty excited to get out into the fields and get things going—things are greening up... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Apr 14, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $220.38 $211.67 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI APR 14 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR APR 13 2021 ... (full story)


NW_LS901,Wed Apr 14 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)


REPORTING OFFICE: ATLANTA APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: ATLANTA APR 14 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE APR 13 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


One Way to Eliminate Fear and Greed While Day Trading & Futures Trading Levels 4.15.2021 (full story)


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