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The USDCAD is continuing its week plus slide from its July high, remaining vulnerable to a deeper consolidation ahead of the weekend. Significantly, the USDCAD is retesting the psychologically key 1.25 whole figure level, along with the weekly chart downchannel resistance. (full story)


University of Missouri livestock economist Scott Brown says the finding of African swine fever in the Western Hemisphere will likely send ripples through the hog market. “I think we want to be careful about how much we react to what we’re seeing in... (full story)


Key Levels for Stock Index and Bond Futures (full story)


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The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed African Swine Fever in the Dominican Republic. This is the first time ASF has been found in the western Hemisphere since the 1980s. Indiana State Veterinarian Dr. Bret Marsh says... (full story)


Three Possible Head & Shoulder Patterns. (full story)


Any market that is going to continue the current trend must hold 38.2%. It is quite amazing how well this rule works in general, but it has been what is holding the Soybeans, Corn and Wheat in a bull market. (full story)


Competition in the meat sector was on center stage in Washington, D.C. Wednesday. The same day the House Agriculture Committee tackled the topic of the state of the beef industry and beef supply chain issues  during a hearing, the Senate Judiciary... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 28-JUL-2021 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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Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed lower Wednesday. July closed 2 cents lower at 16.52; August 26 cents lower at 16.35; Sept, is down 16 cents at 16.50; October down 19 at 17.06. Dry whey is up 1/4 cent, at $53.25 Blocks... (full story)


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Direct cash cattle trade ended Wednesday unestablished and cash hogs closed steady to lower. At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, August live cattle closed at $123.07, up 15 cents. August feeder cattle closed at $160.17, down 52 cents. The cash... (full story)


Following the Senate Ag Committee hearing on anti-competitive practices , transparency and other issues in the beef cattle market last month, the House Ag Committee’s subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture held its own hearing to discuss... (full story)


As I prepare for my upcoming summer staff meeting, I spend some time going over notes from the previous gathering. This time, due to COVID restrictions, the previous gathering was in 2019, not 2020. With a team of twelve scattered across the... (full story)


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Reuters writer Emily Chow reported this week that, “[Chinese producer Cheng’s] farm is one of thousands in Henan, famous for agriculture, and pork production in particular. The province was struck by heavy rains last week that sparked the worst flash... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Jul 28, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 7.00-10.00 higher; slaughter ewes 5.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Sioux Falls:... (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 ended the session with small gains of a 0-1/2 to 3 cents higher. September closed at 5.49-1/4, up 0-1/2... (full story)


Lean hog futures will trade Thursday with expanded limits of $4.50 as October futures closed down the limit. The other front months were also down triple digits, from $1.77 to $2.70 losses. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base hog price was $1.74 weaker on Wednesday to $103.80. USDA had the Tuesday... (full story)


The trade closed the Wednesday session with wheat futures double digits stronger. Spring wheat futures led the midweek charge closing with 14 1/4 to 25 1/2 cent gains on tour results and weather forecasts. SRW ended the session with gains of 10 3/4 to 14 1/4 cents. KC wheat futures... (full story)


After printing midday gains, the live cattle futures complex went home Wednesday mixed. 2021 delivery months added less than 15 cents to the upside on the day, while the deferred contracts closed less than a dime in the red. The weekly FCE auction only hosted cattle from TX and KS,... (full story)


At the close for the midweek round of cotton trading, prices were 17 to 31 points in the black. October was the firmest on the day, with OI data showing just 336 contracts open as of 7/27. The northern regions of AL, and MS along with mid AR are anticipated... (full story)


After trading mostly in the red at midday, front month soybean futures closed the midweek session with gains of 1 1/4 to 13 3/4 cents. August futures were the strongest mover, outgaining Sept by 10 1/2 cents on the day to widen the inverse. Soymeal futures also came back for... (full story)


At the close for the midweek session, front month corn futures were fractionally to 3 cents in the black. New crop futures were stronger reducing the September to December inverse to just 1/4 of a cent. Ahead of the weekly Export Sales report, the traders surveyed anticipate USDA to show... (full story)


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WA_LS637 St. Joseph, MO Wed, Jul 28, 2021 USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Canadian Live Animal Imports into the U.S. by Destination Data for week ending: 07/17/21 Cattle Region Feeder Sltr Sltr Breeding Breeding ... (full story)


WA_LS635 St. Joseph, MO Wed, Jul 28, 2021 USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Canadian Live Animal Imports by State of Entry Data for week ending: 07/17/21 Cattle State Feeder Sltr Sltr Breeding Breeding... (full story)


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Sep. corn closed at $5.49 and 1/4, up 1/2 cent Aug. soybeans closed at $14.32, up 13 and 3/4 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $356.10, down $2.70 Aug. soybean oil closed at 66.55, up 29 points Sep. wheat closed at $6.88 and 3/4, up 14 and 1/4 cents... (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Wed Jul 28, 2021 USDA OK Dept Ag Market News The Woodward Livestock Auction is estimating 5,000-5,500 head of feeder Cattle and calves for the sale Thursday 07/29/2021. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Telephone (405)... (full story)


Hogs crash while cattle markets drift (full story)


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Many Unknowns for Wheat (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 30 - Released on July 28, 2021 Cream is tightening, but contacts say supplies are available to meet manufacturing needs. Transporting cream, however, remains a challenge as tankers and drivers are still in high ... (full story)


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