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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with gains of 3-3/4 to 4-1/2 cents, as front months lead today's gains. Dec closed at 3.59-3/4, gaining 4-1/2 on a decline in weekly crop ratings as well as a lack of strong farmer selling. A rebound in the doll... (full story)


Cattle futures ended the day lower as the market waits for widespread direct cash business.  August live cattle closed $.50 lower at $106.42 and October live cattle closed $.15 lower at $108.50.  August feeder cattle closed $1.10 lower at $151.27 and... (full story)


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GX_GR113 Springfield, IL Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News This is Tuesday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture. In Northern and Western Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were 3... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs Lonestar Resources (LONE). I found the oil and gas stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts ... (full story)


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GL_GR851 Greeley, CO Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Weekly Bean, Pea and Lentil Market Review BEANS Dealer Grower Pintos NE CO/WY/W NE 29.00-30.00 21.00 North Dakota/Minnesota ... (full story)


SJ_GR850 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Daily National Grain Market Summary Compared to yesterday, cash bids for wheat were mixed, corn, soybeans, and sorghum were higher. Grains gained some support today from a lower USDA crop rating. Updated... (full story)


MS_GR117 Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Minnesota Soybean Processor report Minnesota Processor Bids and Offers as of 2:30 p.m. (Prices Quoted-Oil Cents/lb, Meal, Hulls Dollars/ton, Grains Dollars/bu) Offers Change ... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $179.77 $170.70 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUL 17 2018 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 16 2018 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUL 17 2018 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 16 2018 *... (full story)


Auburn Extension cotton entomologist, Dr. Ron Smith,  and Extension agronomist Eddie McGriff will host a mid-season cotton scout school and insect meeting on Wednesday, July 25. We will meet at 10 […] (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE JUL 17 2018 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 16 2018 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


NW_LS901,Tue Jul 17 2018,USDA Market News,,, BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN - LDS - PRICE RANGE - WTD AVG ---------,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean export,,,,, Beef Feet nails off skin on,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70%... (full story)


NW_LS902,Tue Jul 17 2018,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),4.0,25.00,25.75,25.56, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),8.0,,23.25,23.25, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated) as of 3:00 PM. TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD Lds Price Range Wtd Avg INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL ... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 9.18 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Monday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 17-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Sep. corn closed at $3.46 and 1/4, up 4 and 1/2 cents Aug. soybeans closed at $8.39 and 1/2, up 10 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $329.10, unchanged Aug. soybean oil closed at 27.73, up 9 points Sep. wheat closed at $4.97 and 3/4, up 9 and... (full story)


Selling Commodity Options: The Disposition Effect & Trading Psychology (full story)


Dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Tuesday. July Class Three milk was down $.02 at $14.24.   August was down $.18 to $15.00. September was down $.06 to $15.45.  October was up $.04 to $15.67. The milk futures from November... (full story)


With the implementation of tariffs taking effect, President Donald Trump’s trade policy has roiled commodity markets.  Tariffs have been imposed on U.S. imports, triggering counter-tariffs on U.S. exports with ag […] (full story)


LM_XL501 St. Joseph, MO Tue Jul 17,2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY LAMB CARCASS REPORT Negotiated sales for delivery within 14 calendar days, FOB Plant basis. DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 501 Weight Head Wt... (full story)


LM_XL500 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Jul 17 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL 5-DAY ROLLING AVERAGE BOXED LAMB CUTS - NEGOTIATED SALES FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, fresh and frozen carlot volume, including sales since last report,... (full story)


LM_CT105 St. Joseph, MO Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL DAILY SLAUGHTER CATTLE - COMMITTED AND DELIVERED CATTLE - Afternoon Reflecting Numbers So Far Today Confirmed Week Ago Year Ago Week to Date Week Ago Year Ago Total Delivered 26,440... (full story)


LM_XB401 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL/REGIONAL DAILY BONELESS PROCESSING BEEF AND BEEF TRIMMINGS - Negotiated Sales - Afternoon FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including sales since last... (full story)


LM_XB405 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL 5-DAY ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT AND BOXED COW BEEF CUTS USDA ESTIMATE CUTTER COW CARCASS CUT-OUT VALUE - Negotiated Sales - Afternoon Based on negotiated prices and volume of cow cuts... (full story)


LM_CT108 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES - Cattle Priced So Far Today Head Week to Same Day Same Period Same Day Same Period Count Date Week... (full story)


LM_CT103 St Joseph, MO Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Service DAILY PRIOR DAY DIRECT COW AND BULL NEGOTIATED REPORT Trade for: Tuesday, 07/17/2018 Confirmed Week Ago Year Ago Week to Date Week Ago year Ago NATIONAL 9,151 10,288 7,830 ... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE JUL 17 2018 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 16 2018 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. The USDA’s national good to excellent rating was down 2% on the week, because of dry conditions in parts of the Plains and Midwest, with an increase in the poor to very poor category.... (full story)


MS_GR215 Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Minnesota Feedstuffs - Prices for the week ending Tuesday, July 17, 2018 **All prices are quoted per ton, unless otherwise noted. ** Oilseed feedstuffs were higher this week, while animal feedstuffs were mostly... (full story)


MS_GR112 *Updated Corn and Soybeans* Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report Actual wheat receipts on the exchange floor: Today's were 11 cars which included 0 trains. Last year's were 90 cars which included 2 trains. Minneapolis Grain... (full story)


MS_GR111 Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Sunflower Seeds, Flax, Canola Daily Report Sunflower Seed Delivered Plant - Dollars Per CWT. Bid To Fargo Enderlin Arrive ND ND NEW SUN - Mid-Oleic Jul 17.65 up 5 17.65... (full story)


MS_GR114 Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Iowa-Southern Minnesota Barge Terminal Grain Prices Barge terminal daily grain prices, dollars per bushel, truck delivered grain prices for indicated Mississippi River areas. US 2 Yellow Corn Change ... (full story)


MS_GR113 Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Southern Minnesota Daily Grain Prices Daily grain prices, spot truck prices for supplies delivered to Southern Minnesota elevators, dollars per bushel. Southern Minnesota, unit train loading stations. ... (full story)


MS_GR110 *Updated Corn and Soybeans* Minneapolis, MN Tue Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News Minneapolis Daily CASH Grain Report Actual wheat receipts on the exchange floor: Today's were 11 cars which included 0 trains. Last year's were 90 cars which included 2 trains. Minneapolis... (full story)


SV_GR110 Frankfort, KY Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators Bids: Bids as of 4:00 est, cash prices by elevators/mills to producers: US NO 2 YELLOW CORN Bids Change ... (full story)


SV_GR111 Frankfort, KY Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Kentucky Barge Report: Spot bids to producers at selected barge loading terminals on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. US NO 2 YELLOW CORN ... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 17-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


RA_GR110 Raleigh, NC Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 NC Dept of Ag Market News North Carolina closing cash grain bids as of 4:00 P.M. Prices delivered to country elevators or processors. Prices in dollars per bushel. US 2 Yellow Corn: was 4 to 5 cents higher. Prices were 3.86-4.29,... (full story)


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LM_XB403 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jul 17, 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY BOXED BEEF CUTOUT AND BOXED BEEF CUTS - Negotiated Sales - Afternoon USDA ESTIMATED BOXED BEEF CUT-OUT VALUES - as of 1:30pm Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts... (full story)