Weekend Update (Grains & Livestock 7.22.18)
What to look for in the coming week's market.
Tiny Tools
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Video: US farmer smashes eight-hour world mowing record
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Seed Consolidation's Big Finale
All the talk about mergers, acquisitions and divestments is finally close to reality  
Oregon Fire Crushes Wheat Farmers
Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields ...
Bespoke liquid fert kits improve no-till drilled crop per...
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AHDB study shows how drought could hit milk margins
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How a Charolais herd is improving its maternal traits
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Farmers leaving themselves exposed to cyber attacks
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Farmer Focus: Wheat crop blighted by a crop circle
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NSA and Woodland Trust unite to give tree planting advice...
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Karl Setzer joins Chip Flory on Friday’s AgriTalk After t...
Karl Setzer joins Chip Flory on Friday’s AgriTalk After the Bell.
According to one analyst, corn is being undervalued and t...
According to one analyst, corn is being undervalued and things could shift by the end of the summer.
An active pattern across the Heartland
Across the Corn Belt, cool, showery weather prevails across the upper Midwest. Showers are also sweeping across the eastern Complex, where severe thunderstor...
Walmart, food brands promote Farming for the Future
In early July, Walmart stores in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska showcased Farming for the Future, a partnership to prepare teachers and students in the best agr...
Advisory panel left out of farm program review
VANCOUVER — Canada’s agriculture ministers wrapped up their annual meeting here today with an agreement to continue looking at business risk management...
Cooler across the Heartland
  Excessively hot weather will persist through the weekend on the southern Plains, followed by favorably cooler conditions next week. Heat will continue, how...
Pork values pressure lean hog futures lower
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures were mostly lower.  Live cattle have been waiting for widespread direct cash business to develop and the U...
Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPon...
Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is partnering with UniPro Foodservice, Inc. to introduce Versa Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying ...
Even a dead cat will bounce if it falls far enough and fa...
Even a dead cat will bounce if it falls far enough and fast enough. Following a month-long decline, both corn and soybean prices rallied from their lows to e...
Growth Energy ad pushes for pro-biofuel policies
Growth Energy is calling on President Trump and the EPA for more pro-biofuel policies.  The renewable fuels trade association launched a television ad Friday...
Food prices at the grocery store were down in June
The USDA says retail food prices declined for the second month in June but are expected to remain above last year. USDA food price economist Annemarie Kuhns ...
Wheat leads on expected French crop loss
Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying, finishing an up and down day in positive territory. Parts of the Midwest and Plains are...
Back in Black
After a week with most of our table in red, it is kind of refreshing to be back in black for most of the ag commodities this week. These aren’t paltry gains,...
Republican politicians walk fine line on trade war with C...
Many Republican politicians in farm country are walking a fine line on President’s Trump’s “get tough” trade policy with China, expressing general support fo...
In 1996, Roundup Ready soybeans revolutionized the way yo...
In 1996, Roundup Ready soybeans revolutionized the way you could farm. Weed issues became virtually non-existent, herbicide programs were cheaper and yields ...
The expansion phase of the current cattle cycle appears n...
The expansion phase of the current cattle cycle appears near an end, according to USDA's July 1 cattle inventory report.
CME dairy prices mixed Friday
Near-term milk futures were down and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday. July Class Three milk was down $.02 at $14.19.  ...
Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 20, 2018
Sep. corn closed at $3.55 and 1/4, up 4 cents Aug. soybeans closed at $8.49 and 3/4, up 3 and 3/4 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $326.90, down $1.90 Aug. ...
Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, c...
Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe damage in the distribution area. Reports say the processing area is operational, but th...
USDA's July 2018 cattle on feed estimate was the largest ...
USDA's July 2018 cattle on feed estimate was the largest July 1 inventory since the series began in 1996.
Berry Bulletin, July 20, 2018
Renovation is well underway for June bearing strawberries. Malwina harvest is ongoing in southern, central and eastern Ontario. Many growers have mowed the e...
Cattle on Feed Up 4%; July 1 Cattle Inventory Up 1%
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with ...
JBS suspends shipments from KY Farm after undercover abus...
JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world’s largest meat producer, reportedly has stopped shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown abusing pigs in an u...
USFWS Seeks Input on Proposed Modernization of the Endang...
Continuing efforts to improve how the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is implemented, the U.S. Fish ...
USFWS Seeks Input on Proposed Modernization of ESA
Continuing efforts to improve how the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is implemented, the U.S. Fish ...
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New beef dish at Iowa State Fair
The Cattlemen’s Beef Quarters at the Iowa State Fair, one of the fair’s most popular dining spots, has announced a new menu item for the 2018 fair—Brisket Ma...
Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Reports
Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Reports
Missouri NRCS funding drought relief efforts
Missouri NRCS is providing two million dollars towards drought relief for livestock. “Of all the Midwest states, Missouri is suffering the most.” State Conse...
Some farmers are seeing long silks in corn
A corn specialist at Purdue University says many farmers are seeing unusually long silks in corn this year. Bob Nielsen says some farmers have reported silks...
U.S. sheep industry in a good spot
A U.S. sheep industry leader says the reopening of markets in Japan and Taiwan, plus the highest wool prices in history have stabilized the US sheep market. ...
Missouri Show Me Soy School
Brownfield’s Tom Steever will be on the ground at the Missouri Show Me Soy School held at Bay Farm Research Facility in Columbia, on July 31. Continue readin...
Pete's Pick Of The Week: 2005 John Deere 7920
This tractor sold on Tuesday in Iowa.
Ohio water quality executive order on hold
There will be no immediate action on the water quality executive order signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich last week. The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Co...
AgriRisk Initiatives Program is now available under the C...
Canada's agriculture and agri-food system contributes $110 billion to Canada's economy, with more than $64.6 billion in exports. Agriculture risk management ...
Ag in Motion 2018 – in photos
The 2018 edition of the Ag in Motion farm show has wrapped, and by all accounts it was a great success. Organizers report a total of 30,335 guests passed thr...
Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer; Michelle Jones,...
Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer; Michelle Jones, president of the Montana Grain Growers Association; and Iowa farmer Tom Burrack join the Friday Fre...
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