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Bitcoin (BTCUSD) continued its effort to stabilize this past week, trading within a tight range around the psychologically key 7.5k level. Significantly, the bottomish weekly RSI and Stochastics hint at a major low trying to form, but will need to be joined by the weekly MACD (which will need to... (full story)


Not much happened yesterday. And yet everything crucial did. (full story)


Band-Aids dont fix bullet holes (full story)


Excellent Theory (full story)


Looking to buy (full story)


Early life administration of a gut-enhancing probiotic may be a proactive, antibiotic-free method of preventing disease and enhancing health in preweaned dairy calves, according to researchers at Cornell University. Veterinary researcher Carla... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the biomedical company Precision BioSciences (DTIL). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchar... (full story)


In this week’s Agfax Weekend – Pinnacle Bought Out | Deere Downturn | and more. (full story)


The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


The Events That Shaped Last Weeks Market Moves - December 2 to 6, 2019 (full story)


Keep the faith. Cotton is attempting to break above 67 cents. It will. Yet until it does, the lower 63.50-67.00 cent trading range will be the most fertile trading territory, […] (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler Dec 6, 2019 Work to Do In Economics 100, they usually teach you that price is the intersection of supply and demand, and price moves in response to shifts in either the demand curve or the supply curve. That is... (full story)


Brownfield’s Amie Simpson will be on the ground in Indianapolis on December 9, 2019 for a Conservation Roundtable with Ag Secretary Perdue and Indiana Director of Agriculture Bruce Kettler. Continue reading Conservation Roundtable with Ag... (full story)


Podcasting from the 2019 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course, Angus Catchot and Darrin Dodds talk with Chris McClain from Corteva. (full story)


Brownfield’s Amie Simpson will be on the ground in Indianapolis December 9 for the National Grain and Feed Association Country Elevator Conference. Continue reading National Grain and Feed Association Country Elevator Conference at... (full story)


live cattle futures finished the week carrying a $1.00 loss as options expired. First notice day for delivery is Monday. Live cattle futures gains were limited to 40 cents in the front months. Feeder cattle futures finished the week 72 1/2 cents lowe... (full story)


Corn futures finished the week with a 4 1/2 cent loss after ending Friday’s session mostly steady to higher. The USDA reported a private export sale of 245,872 MT of corn to Mexico under the daily reporting system with a 19/20 MY delivery. Estimate... (full story)


Lean hog futures were mixed with Dec down by 45 cents; the other nearbys ended mixed. Lean hog futures were lower on the week by 62 1/2 cents. The 12/04 CME Lean Hog Index was at 58.34, after an increase of 14 cents. In the weekly update from the CFT... (full story)


Corn futures finished the week with a 4 1/2 cent loss after ending Friday’s session mostly steady to higher. The USDA reported a private export sale of 245,872 MT of corn to Mexico under the daily reporting system with a 19/20 MY delivery. Estimate... (full story)


Wheat spot contracts (in deliveries) were up 1/2 cent in Chicago, down by 5 1/4 cents in KC and for MGE futures were 1 cent lower. Chicago wheat lost the most wk/wk with a 17 and 1/4 cent loss since last Friday. Mar KC futures were directly behind ca... (full story)


Soybeans were up again on Friday with the nearby futures gaining 4 3/4 to 5 1/4 cents. That was enough to push futures to a weekly gain of 12 3/4 cents. Soybean meal futures were $2.10/ton lower on Friday but still ended the week with a $6.20/ton gai... (full story)


Cotton futures were up triple digits in pre weekend trading. Friday moves were enough to push cotton to wk/wk gains of 59 points in the March futures. The CFTC report from this afternoon showed that as of Tuesday managed money spec traders were 7,661... (full story)


Many farmers across Texas will be thinking about planting corn in just a couple of months, and sorghum shortly after that. Managing soil for good seed-soil contact and for fertilizer […] (full story)


The 2018 Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, provides safety net support programs for agricultural producers throughout the United States. These programs include the Agriculture […] (full story)


The director of an ag organization based in southern Minnesota says while production agriculture is feeling the pain of low commodity prices, the value-added chain is strong. Sam Ziegler leads GreenSeam, which was formed several years ago to... (full story)


A class-action lawsuit between retailers and the National Milk Producers Federation might end in a 220-million-dollar settlement.  National Milk’s President and CEO Jim Mulhern says, “We’re really trying to avoid the clearly, very... (full story)


Minnesota Governor Tim Walz tells Brownfield one of his top priorities for the upcoming legislative session is to get a good bonding bill. “Those are things that impact communities, road and bridge infrastructure. Thinking about those water... (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 BEARISH. (full story)


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


The director of Minnesota Milk isn’t that concerned climate change policy will negatively impact dairy farmers. Lucas Sjostrum says research continues to show that methane dissipates about 10 years after its created. “We are not the... (full story)


Hog attempts break out ...fails...Cattle and Feeders still wandering (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Nueces and San Patricio counties will hold a Field Crop Symposium on Jan. 7 in Corpus Christi. The symposium will take place […] (full story)


NCBA CEO Colin Woodall Cattle producers are unhappy about some of the claims being made by promoters of plant-based proteins, or “fake meat”. “Plant-based is doing two things that we don’t like,” says Colin Woodall, CEO of the... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day higher on support from higher cash trade and expectations for strong demand through the end of the year.  Feeder cattle were higher on the same factors with some support from the... (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 BEARISH. (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)


Although 2019 brought widespread and severe drought stress to many areas in NC during June and July, this year turned out to be a decent year for cotton in most […] (full story)


By Jennifer Brown, NutriQuest This market update is a PorkBusiness.com weekly column reporting trends in weaner pigs. All information contained in this update is for the week ended Dec. 6. . Looking at hog sales in June 2020 using June 2020... (full story)


Thanksgiving can be one of those lines in the sand for the grain markets. History shows markets commonly made a trend change around the fall holiday. January soybeans jumped nearly 13¢, for the week ending Dec. 6. Meanwhile, March corn dropped 5¢... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished quietly mixed. Dec gained 1 cent, closing at 3.66-1/2. Mar was unchanged at 3.76-3/4, and Dec 20 was down 1/4 at 3.90-1/4. Today’s trading ranges were subdued with most futures trading in a 3-cent range. Price... (full story)


Bean Oil May Have a Story (full story)


The schedule for the 2020 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. This training, presented by NC State University Weed Specialists and organized in cooperation with N.C. Department of […] (full story)


Farmers are waiting for a multitude of trade deals. They want to see if a deal will be reached between the U.S. and China. They also want to know if a tri-lateral deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will be reached as well. ... (full story)


As discussed previously, the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) created by the Trump Administration in response to the tariff conflict it initiated is arguably an unprecedented effort and may signal a […] (full story)


Dec. corn closed at $3.66 and 1/2, up 1 cent Jan. soybeans closed at $8.89 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents Dec. soybean meal closed at $297.40, down $2.10 Dec. soybean oil closed at 31.01, up 72 points Dec. wheat closed at $5.32 and 1/2, up 1/2 cent Dec.... (full story)


Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying, cementing a week to week gain. China has decided to waive tariffs on some U.S. soybeans, clearing the way for more imports. The amount of beans is unspecified, phase one of the... (full story)


African Swine Fever and biosecurity was top of mind for producers at the 2019 Midwest Pork Conference. Scott Dee, a Minnesota-based veterinarian and director of research for Pipestone Veterinary Services, discussed how African Swine Fever can be... (full story)


Swine geneticists, pork industry leaders, pork producers, university educators and graduate students gathered for the 44th annual National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) meeting on Dec. 5-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Their goal? To advance and... (full story)


The annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference is set for Tuesday, February 4, at a new venue: the University of Tennessee Space Institute, located at 411 B.H. Goethert Pkwy in Tullahoma, […] (full story)


Selecting well-adapted hybrids that will perform well is critical to the success and profitability of your farm. Accordingly, Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn […] (full story)


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