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In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Flood Damage Hits Hard; Next Dicamba Crop | and more. (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)


The May contract is retesting the January 11 high of $11.08 this week. Keep in mind the May contract posted a key reversal down on January 11 when it last […] (full story)


It’s been nice to see some tractors on the move this week. Fieldwork has been has been spotty and scattered, but it’s nice to see something happening for a change. […] (full story)


Our Chemistry or Herbicide choices have not changed significantly; however, there are some new or at least different opportunities that are available in fields that have either Enlist or Xtend […] (full story)


Clethodim is quickly replacing glyphosate as the “go-to” herbicide for grass control in West Tennessee. It began a few years ago as folks found that ryegrass and poa in many […] (full story)


Landowners will receive insights into oil and gas lease issues during daylong educational events April 30 in Oktibbeha County. “Balancing Farm Success with Oil and Gas Growth” is for agricultural […] (full story)


U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are scheduled to travel to China next week to start a new round of face-to-face trade talks.  As the negotiations continue, […] (full story)


Read today's promising find and trading idea for the stock market.The Chart of the Day belongs to Kimberly-Clark (KMB). I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page and then I clicked on pull-down to select s... (full story)


It’s been a long winter in many parts of the country, with attitudes not helped by the weekly red ink we were seeing on the quote screens for a number of ag commodities. Cattle were the notable exception. However, we are now officially past the... (full story)


The annual Brown County Ag Day program, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for April 9 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 US Highway 377 South, […] (full story)


The LSU AgCenter received confirmation from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry that GB Sciences Louisiana is deemed suitable for full-scale operations. GB Sciences Louisiana can now commence full […] (full story)


Bearish Cattle on Feed? (full story)


Balance Sheet Changes to Spur Prices? (full story)


Wearing a respirator is critical for using certain pesticides safely. Under the Worker Protection Standard, employers of pesticide applicators are required to provide annual fit testing and respirator training to […] (full story)


Some wheat fields get planted late every year and adequate plant population and fall tillering may not have been achieved. As winter grains are greening up growers are able to […] (full story)


In this episode, Dan Kaiser, Lindsay Pease, Melissa Wilson, and Jeff Vetsch discuss phosphorus and potassium application in a late spring. Should growers be concerned when applying P and K […] (full story)


Strong demand... (full story)


The rapid snowmelt in Spring 2019 has caused instances of stored grain being inundated with floodwater. By current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy, flood-soaked grain is considered adulterated and […] (full story)


Still bullish (full story)


The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska declined by 3% over the prior year to an average of $2,650 per acre, according to the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate […] (full story)


Despite overall high-reported yields in 2016, there were reports of corn ear formation issues that ranged from Dawson to Saunders counties in Nebraska and at sites in Kansas, the Texas […] (full story)


There has been a fair amount of discussion about medium-grain selection between Titan and Jupiter this spring.  Titan and Jupiter each have their own pros and cons.  Based on head-to-head […] (full story)


Spring weather has finally arrived and fieldwork will begin soon. Iowa State University research suggests cereal rye should be terminated at least 10-14 days prior to planting corn, so the […] (full story)


With the start of spring comes the start of allergy season, but not for some farm kids, researchers say. (full story)


Because of limited fall 2018 anhydrous ammonia fertilizer application, fertilizer infrastructure including transportation, distribution, and application may be stressed this spring. A review of application equipment considerations can help ensure... (full story)


Our weekly column looks at the exploding hog & bond markets. (full story)


The EPA will be requiring that anyone who purchases, mixes or applies a paraquat containing herbicide to take the “How to Safely Use and Handle Paraquat-Containing Products” online training module. […] (full story)


Throughout the Arkansas Delta, growers have eyed the first relatively dry week of weather since last September with cautious optimism. Stewart Runsick, staff chair for the Clay County Cooperative Extension […] (full story)


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Spot quotations averaged 153 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)


In this multi year study, paraquat drift rate affected rough rice yields from 50% headed to one week prior to harvest.  Rice appeared to be most susceptible between the 50% […] (full story)


Recent March weather has been pretty mild and encouraged some producers to think about planting corn. Early planted dryland corn is usually lower in pest pressure and often better yielding, based […] (full story)


Actionable levels and ideas in ES, Crude, Gold and more. (full story)


WHEAT General Comments Winter Wheat markets were higher and Minneapolis Spring Wheat prices closed higher. The export sales report was not strong, but the [...] (full story)


USDA looked into its crystal ball at the end of February and released its first round of numbers for several key forecasts for 2019 and beyond. (full story)


From anovular cows to injection-site lesions, learn to boost your business in five minutes or less. (full story)


The nation’s largest dairy cooperative awarded $69,000 worth of scholarships to 46 students who are furthering their education in college. (full story)


Byline: Megan Vollstedt Among the devastating effects of flood damage to Nebraska communities and farms is that of field conditions in advance of planting. Rick Rasby, associate dean of Extension at the University... (full story)


USDCAD made a big recovery, but hit important 78,6% Fibo. level, which can act as a strong resistance, especially after that clear three-wave a-b-c rise. (full story)


This week, the U.S. Treasury made a big move on Venezuelan gold. Find out what it was, and what it means for the precious metal. (full story)


#1. Variety Selection and Maturity Most people have already selected varieties for 2019. There are a lot of good varieties and a lot of information available on their performance. The […] (full story)


The German manufacturing data had the markets do an about-face as we have another report or headline that “chicken little the sky is falling”!  Once [...] (full story)


COTTON General Comments: Cotton was higher on big fund buying as May futures moved once again above 76.00 and this time was able to [...] (full story)


Stock index futures fell due to a series of weak economic reports in the euro zone. (full story)


You'll Be Looking (full story)


The meat industry should be broadly focused on presenting its products as value-added while marketing specifically to fake meat’s failures. (full story)


Summary A historic major winter storm impacted much of the country this past week with blizzard conditions, category-2 hurricane-force winds, heavy rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and flooding. Funnel clouds and tornadoes […] (full story)


Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)


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