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Ripple (XRPUSD) spent this past week rebounding back towards prior support at the lower band of the ~0.3-0.5 7 month sideways channel (as seen on the weekly chart), and appears to be gaining momentum in an increasingly sustainable bounce as seen by the bottomish, rallying or consolidating weekly... (full story)

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USDCHF with the pair retaining its upside pressure, more gain is expected to happen in the new week. (full story)

The end is near for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) applications in many California crops, now on a faster timetable than previously anticipated. This results from a recent agreement between CA Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA-DPR) and […] (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)

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

     Who likes smashing realistic prop bottles over other people's heads?!  I DO! I DO! Hi All! Thought you might enjoy the pilot episode of, Drawing Inspiration, a family friendly TV show my creative partner and I have been working on... (full story)

Market Watch with Alan Brugler and Austin Schroeder October 11, 2019 Deja Vu Over the last 48 hours, we’ve gone from double digit losses in the grains to double digit gains. While much of that had to do with USDA numbers on Thursday, we have... (full story)

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Poor Internet Stalls 60% of Farmers | Farm Size – Big Isn’t Always Better | and more. (full story)

Registration is now open for the 2019 Iowa State University James D. McKean Swine Disease Conference. The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Iowa Pork Industry Center, The Iowa Veterinary Medical Association, and the American... (full story)

The development of Minnesota’s corn crop is highly variable this year, due to numerous weather challenges and wide ranges in both planting dates and hybrid relative maturities. The rain and […] (full story)

Wheat futures made gains at Friday’s close, with nearby contracts up double digits. Dec HRW leading the way seeing 16 1/4 cent gains. French milling wheat hit their highest price on the nearby chart since July this week. The USDA cut 10 cents from ... (full story)

Live cattle futures settled $0.72 to 77 1/2 cents higher on Friday. Feeder cattle futures were mixed, with Oct down 20 cents and Nov 12 1/2 cents higher. Double digit gains in corn suppressed the Feeder market. The CME Feeder Cattle index was 20 cent... (full story)

Cotton futures Closed 167 to 258 points higher in the nearby contracts on Friday. Optimism from this week’s trade talk sessions gave cotton a boost. The CFTC reported earlier that as of Tuesday, managed money had been at a net short position for co... (full story)

Lean Hog futures posted 52.5 cent to $1.175 gains in the front months. The CME Lean Hog Index was up an additional $0.53 to $60.65 on Oct 9. The USDA pork carcass cutout value closed 61 cents higher, to end the week at $77.52. Belly fell hard since b... (full story)

Corn futures head into the weekend riding on double digit gains, with Dec up 17 1/2 cents. Traders have shifted focus away from USDA’s monthly update on Thursday and moving onto weather across the Plains. Overnight lows were below freezing across p... (full story)

Corn futures head into the weekend riding on double digit gains, with Dec up 17 1/2 cents. Traders have shifted focus away from USDA’s monthly update on Thursday and moving onto weather across the Plains. Overnight lows were below freezing across p... (full story)

Soybeans futures saw 9 1/2 to 13 cent gains in the nearby contracts on Friday. They were at their highest price since June 22, 2018 on nearby continuation chart. Soybean meal was also up, seeing a $2.80/ton gain, and soy oil was 13 points higher ahea... (full story)

Abundant supplies and competitive prices combined with strong foreign demand have sharply boosted Brazil’s corn exports in 2018/19 (October-September) which completed the year with a new record of 39.0 million […] (full story)

In just a few years, the Philippines has emerged as one of the top global importers of rice, nearly on par with China. The Philippines rice imports have nearly quadrupled, […] (full story)

On October 7, 2019, the United States and Japan signed the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. This Agreement enhances market access, allowing American farmers and ranchers to remain competitive to other countries […] (full story)

Crush volume in Argentina continues to trend higher in 2019 as soybean production returns to normal following last year’s drought. Crush volume is currently running 24 percent above last year’s […] (full story)

Following annual auctions of the world’s largest cotton reserves in the years starting after 2013/14, USDA now estimates that China’s State Reserve has reached the government’s preferred level. 1 State […] (full story)

Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase For the week ending October 3, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […] (full story)

Heavy rainfall or snow has prevented wheat from being harvested in parts of North Dakota this fall, leaving producers wondering what to do with their crops. Vomitoxin is one of […] (full story)

While it seems Georgia is finally seeing a break from the summer heat, the long hot summer, including a record-setting September, has already caused problems for many Georgia farmers. With […] (full story)

A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. […] (full story)

News is breaking late Friday afternoon. President Trump is announcing of a Phase 1 agreement between the U.S. and China concerning trade. Trump says the Chinese will buy between $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. agricultural goods. “Trump openly... (full story)

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 19.7 cents per pound for the week ending October 5, up 0.1 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)

In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Fabián Fernández, Extension nutrient management specialist with the Department of Soil […] (full story)

The cotton market took on a shinier look this week, thanks to three factors: Trade talks generated positive news. Potentially, U.S. cotton could flow more freely into China, depending on […] (full story)

The head of the Missouri Pork Association says the U.S. deal reached with China on Friday is huge for the pork industry.  President Trump’s announcement came just hours after Missouri Governor Mike Parson proclaimed October as Missouri Pork... (full story)

Buoying stock prices and industry hopes on Oct. 11, China and the U.S. have agreed to what President Trump called a “very substantial phase-one deal” to take heat out of the trade war that began last year. According to a report by Fox News ,... (full story)

The U.S. and China have reached a partial trade agreement.  President Trump and Chinese officials announced the breakthrough in the Oval Office Friday, and Trump says this first phase of a trade agreement is a “substantial deal.” Trump said,... (full story)

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the partial trade agreement reached with China is good but more details are needed and “follow-through from China will be key.” Grassley says he’s also pleased no tariff increases will be made but a final deal... (full story)

Cotton harvest is in full throttle now and we are about 20% harvested. Often at peak picking time, we can get almost 25% per week with no stopping, although with […] (full story)

The co-executive director of Farmers for Free Trade says the news that the US and China have reached a tentative agreement is a “break in the clouds,” but tariffs continue to hurt the agriculture industry. Brian Kuehl says they are pleased... (full story)

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be […] (full story)

Key points: Reach out to dairy and livestock producers now to set up a contract: know how much grain you can sell and at what price. Get a lawyer or outside legal advisor involved to protect both producers. Consider keeping this... (full story)

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day higher with support from stronger wholesale values and strengthening cash trade.  Feeder cattle were mostly lower, pressured by the day’s higher move in corn.  October live... (full story)

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Whether it’s ‘insult to injury’ or a ‘nail in the coffin’, rain and snow beginning on October 10, 2019 was not the weather that soybean farmers were looking for. Even […] (full story)

An agronomist says there are a lot of farmers nervous in the Upper Midwest and Plains ahead of this weekend’s predicted freeze event. Iowa-based Sue Eivins Brakehane, a technical agronomist for Dekalb Asgrow, says if this hard freeze hits before... (full story)

The Illinois Department of Agriculture is submitting additional dicamba regulations to the EPA for 2020. Illinois Ag Director John Sullivan tells Brownfield there are two big changes on the state label, including a cut-off date 25 days earlier... (full story)