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Leaf scorch is a common observation in young cotton immediately following a spray application.  It is essentially cosmetic even when it is quite noticeable because the next leaves and the […] (full story)


Average spot quotations were 171 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 […] (full story)


General Situation Was a muddy week with the first half of the week being rained out of fields and barely getting in them to scout yesterday and today. I know […] (full story)


Based on 5 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Bitcoin is BULLISH. (full story)


Based on 9 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Crude Oil is NEUTRAL. (full story)


Based on 8 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Gold is NEUTRAL. (full story)


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EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the agency is disappointed with the 9th Circuit appeals court decision to vacate registration on three dicamba herbicides. In a statement today, Wheeler said the 2020 growing season is well underway and this... (full story)


Adjuvants perform numerous roles within a spray application and there are a wide variety of different options available. (full story)


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Rain critical, dryland in peril, thrips very high in places like Tulia, a few cotton aphids starting, pillbugs and other things in no-till or minimum till with heavy cover. https://agrilife.org/lubbock/files/2020/06/High_Plains_6.3.2020.mp3 (full story)


I got reports of tobacco budworm and lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) infestations in peanut this week. Neither of these is unexpected, but they are good reminders that we need to […] (full story)


Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist reported this morning on two incidences of southern corn rust in Georgia.  County Extension agents and crop consultants have verified infections in Jeff Davis […] (full story)


On June 3, 2020, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that vacated U.S. registrations for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax herbicides. These are 3 of the 4 dicamba […] (full story)


The cotton market finally put a little pep in its step this week and moved to the very top of its 55-60 trading range and is now threatening a new […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Earlier this week, Bloomberg News reported that, “American soybean exporters sold several cargoes to Chinese state-run buyers, according to people familiar with the matter, showing that some transactions are still going through even after […] (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, slightly cooler air continues to overspread the far upper Midwest. Other areas remain hot with scattered showers, favoring a rapid pace of corn and soybean development. On the Plains, cooler air is settling across Montana and... (full story)


By now most of you are aware of the ruling in the 9th Circuit Court that vacates the labels Xtendimax/Fexapan, and Engenia. As of Friday morning, June 5, most regulatory […] (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 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)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Wheat markets closed in the red on Friday. KC HRW wheat was down the most on the day with losses 9 to 11 cents, which for July meant a 9 cent drop for the week. SRW futures were down by 5 3/4 to 8 1/2 cents on the day, and July was down by a nickel o... (full story)


The cotton markets go into the weekend with gains on Friday. Futures closed the session up by 117 to 179 points. For July futures, that added up to the week’s gain of 4.31 cents/lb. Cotton exports were 1.25m bales in April according to the latest C... (full story)


June contracts continue to be the exception, with a 97 cent move lower. The other front months closed $0.35 to $1.67 higher on the last trading day of the week. The CME Lean Hog index was down another $1.68 on June 03, to $55.38. USDA National Averag... (full story)


The front month soybeans had green candles every day except Monday. For July futures that meant a 3.3% rally from Fri-Fri. Friday trading left the futures UNCH to 3 cents higher, with Jan beans up the most. Soymeal traded 40 to 70 cents/ton lower on ... (full story)


Friday cattle futures were down by triple digits, with June down the most. June contracts were down $1.82 on Friday and down $5.40 on the week. Feeder futures were also down by triple digits, with losses of 55 cents to $1.22. The Feeder Cattle index ... (full story)


The late week rally in corn futures left July 2.1% higher week to week. On Friday, the front months closed 2 to 2 1/4 cents higher. Trader estimates ahead of the June supply and demand updates expect the USDA to list new crop corn production at 15.9 ... (full story)


The late week rally in corn futures left July 2.1% higher week to week. On Friday, the front months closed 2 to 2 1/4 cents higher. Trader estimates ahead of the June supply and demand updates expect the USDA to list new crop corn production at 15.9 ... (full story)


The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) and it’s director Chris Chinn have released a statement saying dicamba herbicide products are still registered for sale and use in Missouri and until it gets guidance from EPA on a recent court... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Summary This week, dry conditions were common across parts of the central and southern Great Plains, as well as parts of the northern Great Plains, particularly in North Dakota. Dry […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 05-JUN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler June 5, 2020 Let The Summer Games Begin The Summer Olympics are often referred to as the summer games. They are no longer scheduled for 2020. But then again, a lot of other games have been missing from the schedule,... (full story)


Deborah Honig of Adelaide Capital and CEO of Technical Traders Ltd., Chris Vermeulen, share their perspectives on why they feel silveris on the cusp of making some big moves. (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures closed with gains again today, July corn closed up 2-1/4 cents at 3.31-1/4 and December up 2-1/4 at 3.45 (highest close since April 17). This is in spite of the fact that the U.S. dollar was up today. Short-covering of a... (full story)


Based on 4 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 3 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Euro Currency is NEUTRAL. (full story)


Based on 8 algo trading strategies and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for S&P500 is NEUTRAL. (full story)


Milk futures were down, and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday.   June Class III milk was down $.33 at $19.88.  July was down $.32 at $18.67. August was down $.18 at $17.38.  September was... (full story)


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Armyworm primarily feed on grasses. As seen in the past, and now being reported this spring, they will feed on no-tilled soybean into a cereal rye cover crop. Weeks ago, […] (full story)


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The senior vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Company says current land values for quality cropland are stable. Randy Dickhut tells Brownfield even with less demand, land values are being supported. “There’s less... (full story)


Some Illinois corn acres are still unplanted due to wet weather. The final plant date for crop insurance has passed for extreme southern Illinois (May 28) and is rapidly approaching […] (full story)


Jeff Jorgenson of Sidney, Iowa Southwest Iowa farmer Jeff Jorgenson says he only has about ten percent of his 2019 crop left to sell. Jorgenson says he marketed most of his crop in January and February when the basis dropped to near zero. He... (full story)


The president of the National Farmers Union says racism and policy brutality are important topics, brought to light from the death of George Floyd, but can be difficult and uncomfortable to discuss. Rob Larew tells Brownfield Ag News there must be... (full story)