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Corn futures closed the Tuesday session with most contracts steady to 2 1/4 cents higher. Traders are still keeping an eye on the Brazilian crop, and the dryness they’re experiencing. Most states in the Corn Belt are at or above their respectiv... (full story)


Soybean futures ended the day with most contracts 5 to 6 cents in the green. Soymeal was down $1.60/ton, with front month soy oil 9 points higher. The 5-day QPF is showing dryness expected for much of the central part of the Corn Belt. Parts of SW Mi... (full story)


Wheat futures saw gains of 13 to 14 cents in the nearby HRW and SRW contracts, with HRS up 10 to 11 1/4 cents. For the most part the Southern Plains is expected to see little moisture over the next week. That coupled with dryness in other major expor... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Tuesday session with most contracts steady to 2 1/4 cents higher. Traders are still keeping an eye on the Brazilian crop, and the dryness they’re experiencing. Most states in the Corn Belt are at or above their respectiv... (full story)


Live cattle futures finished steady to 42.5 cents higher on Tuesday, with nearby June down 2.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 22.5 cents in the green. The CME feeder cattle index was down 24 cents on May 21 at $133.41. Wholesale boxed be... (full story)


Lean hog futures settled the day with most contracts 15 cents to $1.725 lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 62 cents from the previous day to $68.36 on May 18. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 4 cents at $76.14 Tuesday afternoon. Most prima... (full story)


Cotton futures were down 25 to 60 points in most contracts on Tuesday. After gaining 5.5% in the past week, July was 107 points lower on profit taking. Texas was shown at 43% planted, with Georgia at 56% complete in Monday’s Crop Progress repor... (full story)


SV_LS150 Frankfort, KY Tuesday May 22, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Livingston Co. Livestock Market- Ledbetter, KY Weigh out Sale Receipts: 660 Last Week: 536 Year Ago: 815 Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded steady. Feeder heifers and Bulls... (full story)


BL_LS749 Billings, MT Tue May 22, 2018 USDA Market News Miles City Livestock Commission Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/22/2018 Receipts: 1,626 Last Week: 1,697 Year Ago: 1,748 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers were all too lightly tested... (full story)


The Fastest Rookie program and the Indianapolis 500 continue to highlight the importance of the Indiana dairy industry. Andrew Kuehnert, this year’s Indianapolis 500 rookie milkman, says he is honored to take part in both events and tell the... (full story)


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NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Tue May 22, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


  At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed mostly higher in a choppy trading session ahead of today’s Cold Storage report.  The numbers were fairly neutral to cattle.  Traders will look ahead to Friday’s Cattle on Feed report... (full story)


Jul. corn closed at $4.04 and 3/4, up 2 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $10.30 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $377.50, down $1.60 Jul. soybean oil closed at 31.51, up 9 points Jul. wheat closed at $5.21 and 1/2, down 14 and... (full story)


BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Tue May 22, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices not... (full story)


  An ag economist says the recent run-up in soybean prices is recapturing losses caused by trade uncertainty since at the beginning of April. “What we saw this weekend was an announcement that maybe we might have some kind of resolution with... (full story)


NW_GR901,Daily Grain Review,5/22/2018,,,,,,,,, Location,Commodity,Low Price,High Price,Low Price Change,High Price Change,Low Basis,Month,High Basis,Month,Low Basis Change,High Basis... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 22-MAY-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Roger Wolf, director of Environmental Programs and Services for the Iowa Soybean Association, gives us an update on ISA water quality and environmental projects. AUDIO: Roger Wolf Continue reading An update on Iowa Soybean’s water quality... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures edged higher today closing 2 to 2-1/4 cents higher as Jul gained 2, closing at 4.04-3/4 and Dec 2-1/4, closing at 4.23-1/4. Dec reached a high of 4.25, its highest price for the calendar year. Undoubtedly, farmers were m... (full story)


The USDA says the average farm worker earned $13.72 per hour during April. That’s a four percent increase compared to the same week last year. Field workers during April earned an average of $12.72 per hour, up four percent. Livestock workers... (full story)


NW_LS851 Des Moines, IA Tue May 22, 2018 USDA Market News USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day Prices in dollars per hundredweight NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403 https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_xb403.txt Boxed beef cutout values lower on light... (full story)


GX_GR113 Springfield, IL Tue May 22, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News This is Tuesday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture. In Northern and Western Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were... (full story)


Cash cattle lower this week? (full story)


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Red meat production is outpacing demand. According to the USDA’s latest Cold Storage report, total red meat supplies are up 4 percent on the month and 7 percent from last year. University of Missouri livestock market analyst Scott Brown says the... (full story)


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CV_GR110 Clovis, NM Tuesday, May 22 2018 USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News Eastern New Mexico Grain Cash bids to farmers, fob elevators as of 2:30 p.m. for Tuesday, May 22, 2018 for immediate delivery in dollars per bushel and per hundred weight. Compared to... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 22-MAY-2018 TRENDS - VEGETABLES WA_FV154 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks ending May 05, 12,... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 22-MAY-2018 TRENDS - ONIONS & POTATOES WA_FV158 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks ending May... (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Tue, May 22, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.8675-3.8875 UP 2 ... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 22-MAY-2018 TRENDS - FRUIT WA_FV150 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks ending May 05, 12, and... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Tue, May 22, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $196.28 $173.73 ... (full story)


In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday May 28, 2018, all U.S. exchanges will be closed. (full story)


NW_LS902,Tue May 22 2018,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),8.0,23.00,24.75,23.63, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),5.0,,23.00,23.00, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


WH_LS759 Kearney, NE Tue May 22, 2018 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News Imperial, NE - Imperial Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/22/2018 Receipts: 450 Last Week: 0 Year Ago: 0 No comparison to last week, due to feeder sale. Demand... (full story)


NW_LS901,Tue May 22 2018,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,,,34.00,34.00,C Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Tue, May 22, 2018 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)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Tue, May 22, 2018 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 9.46 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Monday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Tue, May 22, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


MS_GR112 *Updated Corn and Soybeans* Minneapolis, MN Tue May 22, 2018 USDA Market News Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report Actual wheat receipts on the exchange floor: Today's were 33 cars which included 1 train. Last year's were 52 cars which included 1 train. Minneapolis Grain... (full story)


MS_GR110 *Updated Corn and Soybeans* Minneapolis, MN Tue May 22, 2018 USDA Market News Minneapolis Daily CASH Grain Report Actual wheat receipts on the exchange floor: Today's were 33 cars which included 1 train. Last year's were 52 cars which included 1 train. Minneapolis Daily... (full story)


Soybeans were higher Tuesday, benefiting again from news that China and the U.S. have agreed to suspend proposed tariffs during trade negotiations.  The latest seven-day forecast shows rain will delay planting in Minnesota, but otherwise, row crops... (full story)


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GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Tue, May 22, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Chicago Terminal Grain Report To Arrive Truck and Rail Bids for Grain Delivered to Chicago. The following quotations represent Bids ($/ bu) from Terminal Elevators, Processors, Mills, and Merchandisers after... (full story)