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Arkansas farmers planted more than 20,000 acres of peanuts for the third straight year, but this year were enduring a harvest that dragged into December. “Arkansas peanut farmers planted a […] (full story)

Tennessee corn producers voted on a statewide checkoff referendum to consider a 1 cent per bushel assessment of corn sold to support in-state promotions of corn. Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton […] (full story)

Pruning recommendations vary by the farmer, consultant, and even the University researcher. Some advise to prune trees hard to regenerate growth (not so much in CA anymore), some suggest that […] (full story)

Many farm families in North Florida have suffered unprecedented losses due to Hurricane Michael. As part of its response to the crisis, Florida Farm Bureau has created a fund that […] (full story)

The fourteenth annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference is set for Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Coffee County Fairgrounds in Manchester. The conference, hosted by University of Tennessee Extension and Tennessee […] (full story)

Many farmers may want to start their new year by attending a workshop series designed to teach them how to develop a business plan. “Building a Sustainable Business Workshop Series” […] (full story)

With a focus on economic development, the South Carolina agricultural industry is poised for positive productivity in 2019. This was the message Clemson experts gave during the recent third annual […] (full story)

Here in the US, Christmas is December 25 and New Year’s Day is one week later. Chinese New Year moves around the calendar like Easter does. In 2017 it was January 28, while in 2018 it was February 16. For 2019 it will fall earlier, on February 5. It... (full story)

This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps […] (full story)

Please see the information and link below regarding the new dicamba labels and buffers, provided by Region IV EPA. “Please be advised, OPP has posted the additional endangered species restrictions related to dicamba on […] (full story)

This year’s adverse weather and increased cotton acres may mean it’s taking you a little longer to get your cotton ginned. USDA’s Farm Service Agency offers seed cotton recourse loans […] (full story)

Opportunities Abound in Spreads (full story)

Summary Over the past week, moderate to heavy precipitation fell over much of the southern tier of the United States. The highest amounts occurred from eastern Texas through the Carolinas, […] (full story)

Time to buy? (full story)

Spot quotations averaged 18 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 41, […] (full story)

Corn safe bet next 60 days or more. A risk off place to hid? (full story)

USA Rice released the annual U.S. Rice Domestic Usage Report today, tracking shipments and consumption of U.S. milled rice from August 2016 to July 2017. According to the report, U.S. […] (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Getty Realty (GTY) a REIT that holds gas stations, convenience stores and other transportation related real estate. I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequen... (full story)

Our weekly column looks at the rally in the grains and the rapidly declining British pound. (full story)

Gold is seemingly starting to rise from the dead.  But is this assumption warranted? Continue reading to see what the charts say. (full story)

Weakness to persist (full story)

Hi traders, USDCHF is progressing very nicely to the upside, now making a five subwave move within the third leg of recovery towards 1.000 psychological level. (full story)

Demand and relatively cheap feed grain keeps a bid on Feeder Cattle. Feed Lots are full with more product needed. (full story)

Here are tools to help improve your evaluation of total diet costs. (full story)

We kickoff this morning with Business Inventories and Retail sales followed by Capacity Utilization and Industrial Production at 8:15 A.M. December Grains go off the [...] (full story)

We certainly did not lack news this week. From supply/demand updates, both here and abroad, to forecasts for crops yet to come, to the actual realization that China will purchase U.S. beans once again, one might have suspected that it would have been a big week for prices as well. As it turns out... (full story)

The owners of Allflex ear tags and SCR dairy monitoring technology is being acquired by Merck. (full story)

Bears in frim near-term technical control to suggest sideways-lower trading in near term. (full story)

Anything Goes! (full story)

The yield curve inverting suggests... (full story)

Out to brokerage clients every single morning with actionable trading ideas. (full story)

GBPUSD falls back 1% as Theresa May struggles in Brussels today. UK/EU joint statement cancelled. Weak Chinese Retail Sales & Industrial Production data slams AUDUSD lower. Dismal European PMI surveys hurt EURUSD. French PMIs drop below 50, indicating... (full story)

Weak economic data from China and Europepressured stock index futures globally. (full story)

Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year. (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. On December 12th, gold broke out of a horizontal channel roughly defined by $1240 on the upside and $1200 on the downside reaching a high of about 1249.80. It has since pulled back into the channel and is trading around $1234 and change.... (full story)

USDCHF remains on offensive on bull pressure with eyes on key resistance at 1.0007 level. (full story)

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman says a rainy day is ahead for portions of the country. (full story)

Following quick Senate action on Tuesday, and after surviving a close procedural vote on the Rules for debate, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Bill conference report on Wednesday by […] (full story)

In its December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, USDA predicted a 4 percent year over year decline in world wheat production for marketing year 2018/19, driven by […] (full story)

Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Ends for St. Paul District The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the last barge tow of the 2018 navigation season departed St. Paul, MN, […] (full story)

Nearby March futures seems to be working its way into a corner. There still seems to be solid support around 77 cents but then a hurdle to negotiate (or ceiling […] (full story)

Deliveries by growers were extremely light this week. No movement other than small volumes from backyard harvesters was reported. Harvesting is mostly completed. Last week’s winter weather impacted a few […] (full story)

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were fairly light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to increase during the next two weeks. Crop conditions have been […] (full story)

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is currently going on in all regions and is expected to […] (full story)

Weather forecast for the week shows mild temps with evening lows in the low 40s to low 50s and daytime highs in the mid-50s to mid-60s with a possibility of […] (full story)

Oil rallied strong yesterday after someone started to do math. Maybe, just maybe with near record demand in the U.S. and China, and OPEC’s 800,000 [...] (full story)

China took more steps to defuse trade tensions with the U.S., confirming it will remove the retaliatory duty on automobiles imported from America and preparing to restart purchases of American corn. (full story)

The weather forecast for the week have freezing temps early and warming up for the rest of the week with rain expected on Thursday and Friday. Evening lows in the […] (full story)

Eyes open (full story)