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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed May 12, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 4.00-6.00 higher; slaughter ewes 4.00-8.00 lower. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Sioux Falls: ... (full story)


High corn prices are causing a ripple effect throughout the U.S. economy, and the 2021 growing season could be the difference between price stabilization or all-time record high prices, according […] (full story)


Midweek lean hog trading came to a close with front month futures bouncing back from early week weakness. Prices moved 32 to 90 cents higher, but June is still about $3 from the LOC high. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Wednesday PM was a $1.67 weaker to $115.73.... (full story)


Domestic wheat futures closed the midweek session with double digit losses from sell the fact report response. CBT SRW prices were 11 1/4 to 12 cents in the red. KC HRW futures were down the most with Wednesday losses of 2.5% to 2.8%. Minneapolis wheat futures pulled back from initial... (full story)


Fat cattle futures closed the midweek session with gains of 15 to 40 cents. June fats pulled back from strong midday gains to close with a 2 cent loss. Cash cattle sales reported on the FCE ranged from $119.25 to $120.25, with the wtd average for the 1,588 head at... (full story)


Afternoon cotton trading had futures pull back from early session highs. Futures were still in the black at the close with gains of 13 to 48 points. USDA has the new crop cash average cotton price at 75 cents/lb, and left the 20/21 cash price at 68.  The May reports showed... (full story)


Soy futures never got back to pre report highs, but still ended the day 11 1/4 to 27 3/4 cents in the black. Old crop beans had widened the inverse further as July closed $2.61 3/4 cents above November. Soymeal futures closed $1.30 to $1.80 higher on the day. BO... (full story)


Following the USDA updates, corn futures ended the midweek session in the red. USDA’s old crop cash average price was upped a nickel to $4.35. New crop futures closed the session with double digit losses led by an 18 1/4 cent pullback in Dec. The projected cash average price for... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with losses of 2 to 18-1/4 cents as new crop Dec led today’s drop closing at 5.93, its lowest close in six sessions. A conducive weather forecast for most of the Midwest including above normal precipitation weighed on new crop. Jul futures closed down 7-1/2... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Just how bad can it get?  I don't know, but today it is worse.  (full story)


Membership in Farmers Business Network has surpassed 25,000 farmer members globally, the company announced today in a press release. In the last six months – following its decision to make membership free to farmers – FBN has added over 10,000 new... (full story)


A study is underway in Missouri to find out which species of ticks occur in the state to better identify the bacterial pathogens they carry. Matt Combes with the Missouri Conservation Department tells Brownfield Ag News half of the counties in the... (full story)


An ag economist says high cattle supplies are pulling down fed cattle prices. Purdue University’s Michael Langemeier. “We’ve got a lot of cattle on feed and we’ve got a limited capacity to butcher those animals and so, long story short... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day mostly higher and feeder cattle were higher watching corn and direct business develop.  June live cattle closed $.02 lower at $118.60 and August live cattle closed $.27 higher at... (full story)


DETROIT Terminal Prices as of 12-MAY-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


U.S. cotton production in 2021/22 is projected to rise 2.4 million bales, but total supply is projected at its lowest in 5 years, and both exports and ending stocks are […] (full story)


The 2021/22 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for lower supplies, lower exports, higher crush, and higher ending stocks compared with 2020/21. The soybean crop is projected at 4.4 billion bushels, […] (full story)


A study is underway in Missouri to find out which species of ticks occur in the state to better identify the bacterial pathogens they carry. Matt Combes with the Missouri Conservation Department tells Brownfield Ag News half of the counties in the... (full story)


An ag economist says USDA’s recent WASDE report will likely continue bull markets for soybeans and especially corn. The University of Missouri’s Ben Brown. “The common phrase is you’ve got to keep feeding the bull for it to go higher; where we’re... (full story)


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The initial 2021/22 outlook for U.S. rice is for reduced supplies, exports, domestic use, and ending stocks. Total 2021/22 supplies are projected at 285.0 million cwt, down 2 percent from […] (full story)


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KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Wed May 12, 2021 USDA OK Dept Ag Market News The Woodward Livestock Auction is estimating 4,000 head of feeder Cattle and calves for the sale Thursday 05/13/2021. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Telephone (405)... (full story)


The Missouri Legislature has passed a gas tax that would increase the fuel tax by 12 and a half cents over five years and give most drivers the choice of getting a rebate. Republican Representative Greg Sharpe, of Ewing in northeast Missouri, says... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI MAY 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE MAY 11 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI MAY 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE MAY 11 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI MAY 12 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAY 11 2021 ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 19 - Released on May 12, 2021 Butter producers report inquiries for bulk salted butter have increased. Cream is not regarded as tight. Conversely, butter plant managers do not report it as loose, either. Some butter... (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 19 - Released on May 12, 2021 In the West, this week, demand for cheese for retail has held steady. Contacts report mixed food service demand. While some purchasers are purchasing more to fill storage capacity, ... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 19 - Released on May 12, 2021 In the West, cream is in steady, albeit gradually constricting, supply. Ice cream makers are absorbing ample volumes of cream. Some industry contacts say that, facing both high year- ... (full story)


The U.S. feed-grain outlook for 2021/22 is for greater production and domestic use, lower exports, and increased ending stocks. The corn crop is projected at 15.0 billion bushels, up from […] (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, May 12, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $239.26 $222.53 ... (full story)


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Some Iowa farmers faced a moisture dilemma this spring of whether to plant shallow or deep.  Iowa State University Extension cropping systems specialist Mark Licht says the planting season has been dry and cool. “As we got into the mid... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE MAY 11 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAY 12 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE MAY 11 2021 *... (full story)


BP_FV195 BALTIMORE (JESSUP, MD) May 12, 2021 Provided by USDA Specialty Crop Market News Service Phone: (410) 799-4840 E-mail: jessup.fvmndata@ams.usda.gov APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD, PA, VA, WV) APPLES FOR PROCESSING After some passing showers and thunderstorms,... (full story)


An agricultural plastics manufacturer does not expect the supply chain issues and higher prices to go away any time soon.  Mark Voss is the vice president of sales for Norflex in Hudson, Wisconsin, where they make film for bale wrap and... (full story)


The initial outlook for 2021/22 U.S. wheat is for smaller supplies, higher domestic use, lower exports, and reduced stocks. Supplies are projected down 3 percent from 2020/21 on lower carry-in […] (full story)


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