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Wells Fargo is one of the most challenging companies to value properly due to its scale and the multiple sectors that it operates in. Going forward, revenue stagnation and falling margins are the chief problems that the company must deal with. (full story)


Chevron (CVX) is currently rated a Strong Buy and the Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. (full story)


Raw Sugar (SB) edged lower yesterday, continuing a roughly week long slide erasing last week’s gains. Significantly, with SB’s failure these past 2 weeks to hold onto prior uptrend support (on the weekly chart), SB appears poised to retest the January low by sometime in February. (full story)


Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says he’s reluctant to open the Federal Milk Marketing Orders for hearings until the industry can come to an agreement on what they want, but a dairy economist says he’s confident the hearings will happen.  Dr. Marin Bozic... (full story)


A risk management specialist says today’s U.S. milk prices look very good right now.  Mike North is with ever.ag. He says, “As U.S. prices have skyrocketed in the course of the last few weeks, we’ve now fully caught up to global prices... (full story)


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1) Position valuation spreadsheet, settlement 26 January 2022 Profit = net change on the day for that positionTotal profit = total open trade equity for the positionMessage me with any questions 2) Position update 27 January 2022 Swiss reversd to short 1.0756 Pound reversed to short 1.3394 Rolled the hedges... (full story)


Ten large block fungicide trials were arranged in randomized complete block designs and either planted on 30-inch or 38-inch rows with each fungicide treatment replicated three times, and a non-treated […] (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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While we're on the home-stretch of the week, take some time to catch up with the latest news. The links below will help you get informed in case you've missed it. Crops and Climate Editor Bill Spiegel covers the new private label brand... (full story)


Thursday’s session ended with cotton futures 41 to 70 points weaker. The Seam reported 31,984 bales were sold on 1/26 for an average price of 113.75 cents. USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations report listed 32,854 bales of cotton as sold at spot in the 1/27 update. The Cotlook A index was... (full story)


At the Thursday close, live cattle futures were 22 to 50 cents in the red. The bonus Thursday auction from Central Stockyards had 489 head sold of the 2,686 head listed with $136 as the average price. A pen of higher graded heifers were bid up to $137, but most... (full story)


Wheat markets extended their midweek pullback with another double digit loss day on Thursday. CBT SRW futures were 16 3/4 cents to 18 1/2 cents lower at the close. KC HRW futures were 19 to 22 1/4 cents higher at the bell. MPLS spring wheat futures ended the day with... (full story)


Thursday’s lean hog futures market left the board $1 to $1.77 weaker in the front months. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for 1/27 was $5.53 higher to $73.82. The CME Lean Hog Index from 1/25 was another 75 cents higher to $79.20. USDA reported pork export sales of 49,054... (full story)


Front month soybean futures were 3 to 8 1/4 cents higher on Thursday, setting new contract highs. Soymeal futures ended the day with $3 to $4.20/ton gains. Soy oil prices were up 26 to 41 points in the front months on Thursday. Export Sales data from the weekly FAS report... (full story)


Corn prices retreated by 1 3/4 to 3 1/4 cents for old crop on Thursday. New crop prices were 6 cents weaker going home. IHS Markit sees 2022 corn planted area at 91.489m acres. That is down from their prior estimate of 91.578m acres and compares to 93.357 for 21/22.... (full story)


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It’s been four weeks since the New Year ball dropped in Times Square. We’ve heard some buzzing from Capitol Hill but wager there is more happening than what we are hearing. Tom Vilsack, USDA Secretary of Agriculture, recently joined Chip Flory on... (full story)


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LSU AgCenter researchers have recently been awarded three U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture grants totaling more than $1.5 million to study diseases and pests destructive […] (full story)


Nitrogen fertilizers may be a limiting factor for corn production based on rising N fertilizer prices and other production input. (full story)


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The USDA is urging farmers impacted by drought to apply for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) through their Farm Service Agency offices by the January 31st deadline. Robert Bonnie, Under Secretary of Farm Production and Conservation,... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Thr Jan 27, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Thursday, January 27, 2022 Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs steady to 25.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady. No sasles in Equity Cooperative... (full story)


The Missouri House Policy Chairman is pushing for $23.5 million to expand the New Madrid, Missouri port along the Mississippi River in the southeast corner of the state. Don Rone tells Brownfield Missouri, and much of the Midwest, has an... (full story)


Although input costs are higher, one risk management specialist says few farmers are switching from corn to soybeans. Mike North with ever.ag tells Brownfield he’s been traveling to many events in seven states and asking farmers about their... (full story)


GX_GR210 Springfield, IL Thu, Jan 27, 2022 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News ***Correction On All Change*** Illinois Production Cost Report (Bi-weekly) Production costs items state wide: cash prices bulk, FOB distributor, per ton unless otherwise stated. Fertilizer in granular form... (full story)


TFM Cash+ 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 finished with losses of 1-3/4 to 6 cents. December led today’s drop, closing at 6.66-3/4 posting a bearish-key reversal,... (full story)


Concerns about fertility availability and prices are front and center in Ken Ferrie’s current conversations with farmers, as they look toward spring planting. Some growers have already cut or plan to reduce the phosphate and potash in their... (full story)


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Governor Mike Parson says there’s a lot in the air surrounding a state led effort for year-round E15 sales after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a similar national case. Parson tells Brownfield he’s waiting to see what the next step is. ... (full story)


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Minnesota Farm Bureau is encouraged by investments included in the newly released budget proposal by Governor Walz. Farm Bureau director of public policy Amber Glaeser tells Brownfield Walz has earmarked $10 million for drought relief. “For... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jan 27, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $238.43 $227.94 ... (full story)


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