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Soybean (ZS) is falling for a 5th straight day but could begin firming in the next day or so as it tests downchannel support (on the daily chart). Although there is a slight risk of ZS retracing all of the December rally early this week, particularly after ZS failed to find support at the... (full story)


There are preliminary signs of a breakout (full story)


Lean Hogs are one of my favorite trades if you want to get some action out of a Spread Trade. (full story)


A Bottom Is Coming Soon (full story)


Excellent rule (full story)


EURUSD continues to face downside pressure as we enter a new week. Resistance comes in at the 1.1050 where a break will turn risk to the 1.1100 level. (full story)


We analyze the spot pair AUDUSD (full story)


This Highly Accurate Multiple Time Frame Technical Analysis is a Must See! (full story)


We cover the balance of the metals for you in this blog post. (full story)


The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks increased by +.48% in the past 60 days. (full story)


We cover precious metals for the upcoming week. (full story)


Bitcoin (BTCUSD) saw some healthy profittaking this past week after the break (the week before) above prior downchannel/descending wedge resistance (on the weekly and daily chart). Significantly, although BTCUSD failed to hold the 9k level after decisively breaking the 6 month plus... (full story)


Maybe you’ve heard about this big football game being played next Sunday. It’s Super Bowl LIV, and the fact the NFL insists on branding its championship game with Roman numerals is a hint of the self-aggrandizement the owners of America’s... (full story)


SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […] (full story)


The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks climbed by .60% in the past 60 days. (full story)


USDCHF faces risk of further move higher following a positive close the past week. (full story)


March corn futures retreated on Friday as fears of coronavirus rippled through the commodity complex and the broader market (stock indices), creating a risk-off environment. Is the coronavirus alone, enough of a reason for the market to trade seven... (full story)


What is next for corn, soybeans, and wheat? (full story)


Be patient (full story)


Stay long (full story)


In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Fight Urge to Over-Plant | ARC/PLC Updated Calculator | and more. (full story)


Farming has always been a contest of wills between farmers and forces largely beyond their control — weather, the economy and the glacial pace of legislation. In 2020, all three […] (full story)


Be careful what you wish for. Actually, I did not wish for a bit of a selloff in the cotton market. Last week I merely indicated that it would be […] (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)


Recent passage of a Congressional act may bring relief to farmers who experienced crop losses due to drought in 2018 and 2019. In December 2019, Congress passed the FY2020 Further […] (full story)


Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 21.7 cents per pound for the week ending January 18, down 1.5 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


The purpose of USDA crop reports is to facilitate efficient functioning of agricultural markets and reduce information asymmetries. The latter objective is often referred to as “leveling the playing field.” […] (full story)


Producers often set their focus on the areas of the farm that are making them money. One grey area that could be getting overlooked just might be your pre-fresh cows. When taken care of properly, healthy pre-fresh animals can boost the bottom line... (full story)


As Bayer continues its mitigation to reach a settlement, Dow Jones is reporting the company could settle its glyphosate (Roundup) legal cases for a sum around $10 billion. A settlement would mean the end of the company’s legal battles concerning... (full story)


From every byte of every streamed television program we see, to the tweets, photos and stories that roll past us on social media, we live, breathe and drown in data. […] (full story)


One of the most consistent yield responses I’ve seen in my time at UT is when a foliar insecticide application is made to wheat at this time of year. An […] (full story)


The 2020 version of PB 1768, Insect Management Recommendations for Field Crops (and pasture), is now available. The guide has gone through substantial revision this year and closely matches the […] (full story)


In this podcast, Larry Steckel provides a rundown of how applicators can get certified with Dicamba and Paraquat in addition to Private Applicator Recertification. He also gives a preview of […] (full story)


 The process of achieving high quality silage begins in the field and is influenced along the way by all subsequent actions in the production process.  Critical factors including genetics selection, growing conditions, harvest-time execution,... (full story)


The burley market so far has been extremely sluggish, except for those few growers who managed to avoid the bad weather and produce good tobacco. (full story)


Cash Market The drought in Thailand continues to dominate rice trader’s attention. White 5% Broken has leaped another $9 mt this week. Thai prices are now $100 per ton above […] (full story)


Market Watch with Alan Brugler January 24, 2020 Cold Water   It’s the middle of winter in North America. While we haven’t had much of the extreme cold (cross your fingers), the wind chills have been enough... (full story)


This week, we look at the spreading Coronavirus and its impact on markets, as well as the ongoing rally in corn. (full story)


By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois College of ACES    Many animal feeds contain crystalline amino acids, nitrogen-based building blocks for protein synthesis. Often, crystalline amino acids are manufactured by genetically engineered bacteria,... (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the Llano Estacado Cotton Conference on Feb. 4 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. The program will […] (full story)


By Jennifer Brown 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 Jan. 24. Looking at hog sales in July 2020 using August 2020 futures,... (full story)


A news release from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday stated that, “Today, at an event at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show in Las […] (full story)


Spot quotations averaged 54 points lower 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)


The grain markets continue a negative trend – despite good demand news. March corn was down 2¢ and March soybeans were down 28¢ for the week ending Jan. 24. March wheat was up 2.5¢. Check current market prices . “Corn made new highs this week,”... (full story)


The January crop reports from USDA are behind the market. The Phase One agreement with China is now in place. While both events still have lingering questions, Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef Agri-Marketing told AgDay the market will start watching... (full story)


Ag leaders and economists plan to go to USDA next month armed with data on why farmers will need another Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in 2020, according to Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer. Despite the signing of the Phase One trade deal... (full story)


Farm Credit Services of America has helped establish an endowed faculty position in swine production in the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, with a $1.5-million gift to support the position. It... (full story)


In anticipation of next weekend’s Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, Hormel Foods has created a 54-topping pizza with certified master chef Ron DeSantis, according to a release from the company. The almost... (full story)


From great reminders about ventilation to a thought-provoking conversation about alternatives to antibiotics, attendees at the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress had many opportunities had many opportunities to take in knowledge and information to help their... (full story)