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Southeast Showers and thunderstorms, triggered by fronts or afternoon convection, left a patchwork of above-normal and below-normal precipitation across the Southeast. A few areas of abnormal dryness dotted the region. […] (full story)


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SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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During the past 30 days, a persistent ridge fueled multiple heatwaves and wildfires, and led to substantial drought expansion across the Northwest. Monsoon precipitation eased drought conditions across the Four […] (full story)


AKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 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)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


AM_LS752 Amarillo, TX Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA-TX-Dept of Ag Market News Tulia Livestock Auction � Tulia, TX Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/16/2018 Receipts: 1384 Last Week: 1223 Year Ago: 1393 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold... (full story)


AM_LS126 Amarillo, TX Thu, Aug 16, 2018 USDA Market News Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 08/16/2018 Receipts: 1384 Last Week: 1223 Year Ago: 1393 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold mostly steady. Trade was fairly active... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Wet, humid conditions are causing problems with diseases in cotton. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, UGA Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses target spot and areolate mildew […] (full story)


What can scientists learn about human neurodegenerative disease from a major soybean pest? It’s not a trick question; the answer lies in the soybean cyst nematode, one of two classes […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline As of August 14, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 13 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a week ago. Rates […] (full story)


The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates indicate that total U.S. cotton textile and apparel trade grew during the first half of 2018, compared with the corresponding period of 2017. […] (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


The 2018/19 U.S. rice crop is projected at 210.9 million cwt, down less than 1 percent from the previous forecast but 18 percent above a year earlier. The downward revision […] (full story)


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LN_LS142 New Holland, PA Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA - Market News New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, August 16, 2018 ... (full story)


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SF_LS331 Sioux Falls, SD Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News St. Onge-Newell Sheep Yards Weighted Average Report for 08/16/2018 Receipts: 2108 2 Weeks Ago: 3132 Year Ago: 3992 Compared to two weeks ago: Feeder lambs under 90 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 lower, 90... (full story)


USDA’s first assessment of the 2018/19 U.S. soybean crop based on an objective yield survey forecasts a national average yield of 51.6 bushels per acre. On a harvested area estimate […] (full story)


Global 2018/19 wheat production is cut 6.6 million metric tons this month on a sharp decline in production in the European Union (EU). This opens further opportunities for U.S. exports, […] (full story)


DC_LS754 Dodge City, KS Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News Farmers and Ranchers Livestock Commission Co., Salina, Kansas Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 08/16/2018 Receipts: 3454 Last Week: 4448 Year Ago: 3853 Compared to last week: Steers... (full story)


Live cattle futures settled the Thursday session with most contracts steady to 55 cents higher. Feeder cattle futures were also steady to $1.225 higher. The CME feeder cattle index was down 5 cents from the previous day at $150.29. Wholesale boxed be... (full story)


Corn futures ended the Thursday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents higher. Bulls got help from decent export sales data and spill over from soybeans and wheat. The weekly FAS Export Sales report indicated old crop sales on the light side of tra... (full story)


Lean hog futures posted limit gains in the nearby contracts on Thursday, anticipating renewed US/China trade talks later this month. The CME Lean Hog Index was down $1.58 on August 14, to $55.23. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down 86 cents f... (full story)


Cotton futures were 83 to 106 points higher in most front months on Thursday, on the potential for renewed dialog between the US and China on trade. It could still be some time before we see any kind of deal. The USDA Export Sales report showed 77,71... (full story)


Soybean futures closed 26 to 28 1/4 cents in the green on Thursday, after China indicated that it would return to the bargaining table with the US for low level talks. That’s not the same as having a deal, but you can’t get a deal if you ... (full story)


Corn futures ended the Thursday session with most contracts 3 to 4 cents higher. Bulls got help from decent export sales data and spill over from soybeans and wheat. The weekly FAS Export Sales report indicated old crop sales on the light side of tra... (full story)


Wheat futures saw gains of 10 to 13 cents in most contracts, after getting support from positive export sales data this morning. Thursday afternoon, US Trade Rep Lighthizer stated that he hopes there will be a breakthrough in NAFTA negotiations in th... (full story)


Favorable weather patterns led to bin-busting yield forecasts in Nebraska and South Dakota. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer 2018 Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro Intelligence, is an in-depth look at […] (full story)


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The invasive navel orangeworm continues to damage—at rising levels—California’s $6 billion pistachio and almond crops. The tree nut industry is calling for new and improved tools to fight back against […] (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed slightly higher on spillover support from the hog markets.  Feeder cattle were higher on support from the latest export sales data.  August live cattle were unchanged at $108.32 and... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-AUG-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Thu Aug 16, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Thursday, August 16, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with gains of 3-3/4 cents on most futures contracts, as sharp gains in beans and strength in wheat provided underlying support. The catalyst was renewed optimism that talks between China and the US will resume a... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the pharmaceutical stock Mallinckrodt (MNK). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by The most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Fl... (full story)


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RA_GR115 WEEKLY GRAIN SUMMARY FEDERAL-STATE MARKET NEWS SERVICE Raleigh, North Carolina Aug 10 2018-Aug 16 2018 Bids For Producers For Grain Delivered In Bulk To Elevators, Feed Mills & Processors as of 4:00 PM Daily WEEKLY TRENDS: Corn prices were 6 to 13 cents lower. ... (full story)


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GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Thu, Aug 16, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.4025-3.5525 UP 3.75-UP... (full story)


GX_GR113 Springfield, IL Thu Aug 16, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News This is Thursday'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... (full story)