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The words “potential” and “percentage of potential” have been bounced around during this unprecedented growing season. While tariffs and weather have had their influence on price volatility this year, the  various USDA reports might come into... (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 weather this week seems like a gift compared to what the forecast said last week. Hey, nobody is complaining even though peanuts that have missed all of the hurricane […] (full story)


Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer gives an update on insects impacting industrial hemp.  (full story)


Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted, and despite fewer acres, projections are for a high-yield 2020. U.S. Department of Agriculture planting projections suggest producers will plant 1% less […] (full story)


Higher performance, increased sustainability and lower cost — these are just a few of the demands that today’s modern customers expect from the home improvement industry. For companies relying on […] (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 BEARISH. (full story)


Kansas State University is leading a multi-agency team focused on improving water and nitrogen use efficiencies and improving soil health in the semi-arid southern Great Plains. The nearly $10 million […] (full story)


We have reached the time of year when we begin to see a lot of odd things happening to the foliage of pecan trees. The long season is coming to […] (full story)


Reuters writers Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw reported last week that, “White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers and oil refiners to accept a deal to lift biofuel […] (full story)


The annual Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, is set for Sept. 24 at the agency’s Chillicothe Research Station, […] (full story)


In the south, long and medium grain milled rice prices steady. Parboiled prices steady. Second heads and Brewers prices steady. Rice by-products: Rice Bran, Millfeed and Rice Hulls steady. In […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Another unseasonably warm week with well above normal high temps […] (full story)


Hogs limit down, cattle rallies (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dave Freeze, Greene County “Producers were harvesting corn and rice. Soybean producers […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Dry weather allowed for considerable progress in sugarcane […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Trent Barnett, Calhoun County “Dry weather conditions has allowed for crop harvest […] (full story)


The following prices are effective fromWednesday 09/18/19 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 09/24/19. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 09/24/19 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * […] (full story)


A rural Michigan community is now paying millions, cleaning up its own waste sludge after a harmful chemical was discovered in it. Some of those waste solids have been used on farm fields in that area for years. State inspectors tested and... (full story)


Byline: Lisa Foust Prater Rural Americans are at a greater risk of opioid addiction and suicide than their urban counterparts. It’s important for everyone to pay attention to those around them, be aware of the signs that... (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Agent Comments Becky Muller, Tipton County Pastures are burning up. J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Corn harvest is well […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments W Bruce Mclean, Marlboro County Tobacco and the bulk of corn harvest was starting to wrap up. […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments Greg Pittman, Jackson County Cattle experienced stress due to the ongoing extreme heat and dry conditions. Forage […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments Tim Malone, Winston County Peanut harvest started. Late soybeans and pasture were in need of rain. Gina […] (full story)


Research is playing a key role in developing sustainable practices for almond growers, and ways to use every part of the tree nut and tree itself. Rod Bain reports. Rod […] (full story)


The news of the drone attack on Saudi Arabia over the weekend prompted a big upside move in Oil... (full story)


Guatemala’s exports of specialty vegetables and fruits to the U.S. have been steadily rising over the past two decades. According to figures cited by the Guatemala Produce Trade Association, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reported fresh... (full story)


How does the weather factor in, as the nation’s corn and soybean crops face late development? USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses the issue in this short podcast.... (full story)


On the weekend, there was a drone attack against the worlds largest oil processing facility and a major oilfield in Saudi Arabia. Oil prices have predictably spiked, but how will this geopolitical shock affect the gold market in the days ahead? (full story)


Stocks are holding below resistance and Gold above support while Crude remains volatile. Let's take a look at the tradable levels for ES, NQ, CL, GC and SI. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the metal fabricating company Hebron Technology (HEBT). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top 100 Stocks list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart... (full story)


The downside rotation currently in Gold is likely not quite over yet... (full story)


Crop Progress Date 15-Sep 8-Sep 2018 Avg Cotton Bolls Opening 54 43 48 47 Cotton Harvested 9 7 13 8 Corn [...] (full story)


Garland Nelson, Braymer, MO, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence for a trial. He was ordered to be arraigned on Oct. 7. Nelson, 25, was arrested July 26 in connection with the disappearance... (full story)


(Bloomberg) -- Global disputes over trade and nuclear weapons have consumed plenty of President Donald Trump’s time and attention -- but a narrow, domestic clash over U.S. biofuel policy may be giving those issues competition. Trump has held more... (full story)


USDJPY risk continues to point higher on further price strength. On the upside, resistance comes in at 108.50 level. (full story)


The shorter-term resistance resides at $64.41... (full story)


If you are a reader of this letter on a regular basis, you already know that I find it nonsensical that some in the trade appear to be hyper-focused on the minor changes in crop rating each week instead of taking a broader look at the overall picture and pattern. This appears to be ... (full story)


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When it comes to body condition scoring sows, a visual assessment can be inaccurate up to 50% of the time, says Ron Bates of Michigan State University Extension.  “Underfeeding or overfeeding sows can unfavorably impact sow productivity and... (full story)


COTTON General Comments: Cotton was mostly higher and trends are up on the charts. There was general buying in all ag markets yesterday on [...] (full story)


USDJPY is moving nicely to the upside, progressing within red wave v) which may be looking for a top at near-term Fib. resistance zone, around 108.50.-108.80. (full story)


If you are a reader of this letter on a regular basis, you already know that I find it nonsensical that some in the trade appear to be hyper-focused on the minor changes in crop rating each week instead of taking a broader look at the overall picture... (full story)


Bulls still have solid near-term technical advantage amid price uptrend. No early clues of market top being close at hand. (full story)


US overnight treasury repo rates skyrocket to 7-10%, sparking bank liquidity fears. No spillover effect into bond markets so far with US treasury and bund yields steady. AUDUSD falls below 0.6855 channel support after dovish sounding RBA Minutes. Canadian Manufacturing Sales miss... (full story)


Looks to move higher (full story)


The ASF disease continues to spread in Asia. Its still spreading in China and likely continues to wipe out hogs in Vietnam (full story)


The August industrial production report showed an increase of 0.6% when up 0.2% was expected and August capacity utilization was 77.9%, which compares to the anticipated 77.6%. (full story)


We kickoff the day with Capacity Utilization and Industrial Production at 8:15 A.M., API Energy Stocks at 3:30 P.M. and the FOMC meeting today and [...] (full story)


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