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The Chart of the Day belongs to the chemical company Valhi (VHI). I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening function to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals then sorted that list by the most frequent number of new highs in the last... (full story)


Yesterday the markets continued its downward trend. What will we see today with no economic news? (full story)


CORN Corn futures are down a nickel this morning to 7.78-1/4 (July) and 7.31 (Dec). Long liquidation and profit taking continues weigh on the corn market into the weekend after July futures rejectedkey price levels. Managed funds are net long an estimated 334,000 corn contracts. More U.S. Midwest rains are... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for near- or above-normal temperatures across most of the country, with the greatest likelihood of hot weather covering California and the eastern Gulf Coast region.  Cooler-than-normal conditions will be... (full story)


Sponsored by: The American Soybean Association and United Soybean Board Weekend heat will shift into the eastern U.S., where temperatures could reach 100°F as far north as the middle Atlantic States.  By late Sunday, a cold front will sweep away... (full story)


If the bearish stock market has got you down, maybe it’s time to start looking at option trades rather than boring old buy and hold. Today, we’re going to look at how to find bearish options trade ideas using the Bear Put Spread Screener. (full story)


Raw Sugar (SBN22) is in the advanced stages of a Bull Flag consolidation (since August/September).  With SB having bounced yesterday off prior downchannel resistance (on the 4hr chart), odds are elevated for a weekly close back above the psychologically key 0.20 whole figure level.  (full story)


Toast reported Q1 2022 results last week. They were very tasty. Here’s why value investors might want to take a bite out of TOST stock.  (full story)


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When poor soybean emergence and thin stands occur, producers need to make timely and informed replant decisions. Accurately assessing your soybean stand and diagnosing the cause of the emergence problems are the first steps […] (full story)


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Summary In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a strong ridge of high pressure dominated the contiguous U.S. (CONUS), from the southern Plains to Northeast, at the beginning of this […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The southwestern contiguous U.S. (CONUS) and the Southern High Plains experienced worsening drought conditions under predominantly warm and dry conditions since mid-April. Several locations across the Southern Plains experienced record […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 19-MAY-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Thr May 19, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Thursday, May 19, 2022 Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs 20.00-30.00 lower; slaughter ewes 10.00-30.00 higher. No sales in Equity Cooperative Auction. Slaughter... (full story)


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In tonight’s evening edition, read the latest news about the livestock reform bill, avian influenza cases, and projected Kansas wheat crop. Livestock Reform Bill The House Agriculture Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to create a... (full story)


Corn futures settled the Thursday session mixed, with July up 1 ¾ and other contracts out to July ’23 down 2 ¾ to 4 ¾ cents. Deferred contracts past that were higher. The 7-day QPF shows a little clearing of precip expected in the next week in parts of the... (full story)


Beans rallied from overnight weakness on Thursday with gains of 13 to 27 ¾ cents at the close. Meal was a large supporting factor, up $11.30/ton in the July contract. Soybean oil was a drag on the market, down 102 points. Rains across IA and the ECB over the next... (full story)


Lean hogs were down 27 cents to $1.72 in the front months on Thursday, with deferred contracts up 7 to 35 cents. The National Average Base Hog price for the Thursday PM report was $110.51 down $1.18 from the day prior. CME’s Lean Hog Index for 5/17 was 18 cents... (full story)


Cotton futures were mixed at the close, with July 323 points. New crop Dec was down 96 points. Outside markets were supportive, with crude up $2.06 cents and the dollar down 947 points. Upland cotton export sales in the week of May 12 totaled 110,914 RB for old crop. That... (full story)


Wheat futures collapsed again on Thursday with all three markets sharply lower . The winter wheats led the way to the down side, 22 to 30 ¼ cents lower in the front months. MPLS spring wheat was down 21 to 22 ½ cents. Per Indian media, wheat loading has resumed... (full story)


Live cattle were up 2 to 32 cents in the nearby contracts n Thursday, with other contracts down 25 to 57 cents. Cash trade has seen a little action at $138 in the south this week, with sales in the north at $140-142. Thursday’s Fed Cattle Exchange online no sales,... (full story)


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TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished mixed with July gaining 1-3/4 to end the session at 7.83-1/4 and December lost 4-1/4 to close at... (full story)


Grain markets have been extremely busy as a result of geopolitical turmoil, high fertilizer prices and a world that's turning increasingly multipolar. Oliver Sloup joined RFD-TV to talk about the most recent action and how to navigate the volatility.... (full story)


Grain markets have been extremely busy as a result of geopolitical turmoil, high fertilizer prices and a world that's turning increasingly multipolar. Oliver Sloup joined RFD-TV to talk about the most recent action and how to navigate the volatility. Oliver also covered the livestock markets and how outside market volatility is affecting the ag-complex. (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day mixed and feeders were lower, watching corn and the direct cash markets.  June live cattle were unchanged at $131.50 and August feeder cattle closed $.60 lower at $165.20.  It... (full story)


Dairy research that was developed to increase exports became very useful during the COVID pandemic. Dr. John Lucey is the Director of the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Dairy Research.  He tells Brownfield there has been a focus on extending... (full story)


Ag leaders are calling for improved shipping infrastructure in the Mississippi River basin to make U.S. ag exports more competitive and lower food costs. Port of South Louisiana CEO Paul Matthews said a key project is deepening sections of the... (full story)


The head of the USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board says he’s keeping a close eye on South American corn supplies and the upcoming second crop harvest. Mark Jekanowski says, “The size of that crop is going to be critically important to... (full story)


Skyrocketing fuel costs have become the wild card for many farmers’ bottom line this year. Justin Ewalt farms in southwest Iowa.  “It hurts a little bit,” he says.  “Every time you pull up to a pump.” He tells Brownfield he’s starting to flesh out... (full story)


Thursday's market closes ended mixed in the grains.  Soybeans rallied in reaction to strong weekly exports, talk of China business and a strong day in soybean meal.  Soybeans were also able to shrug off a plunge in soybean oil tied to Indonesia... (full story)


A U.S. Representative from Iowa wants long-term certainty for year-round E15. Republican Ashley Hinson says the country is facing an energy affordability crisis, and biofuels are part of the answer. “It’s great to have options,” she said. “Our... (full story)


A bill advancing in the U.S. House would create a taskforce designed to shore up the food supply chain. Co-author Angie Craig tells Brownfield the Strengthening the Agriculture and Food Supply Chain Act is in response to high prices. ... (full story)


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