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1. Automate as much as possible.  Heidi Fischer, co-ownerof Fischer-Clark Farms,says making the facilities work for you is critical. “Try to automate as much as you can, whether that’s alley scrapers or equal pen sizes for ease of moving,” she... (full story)

AUD remains under pressure as USDCHN keeps moving away from the low while HSI seems under pressure. (full story)

Yesterday, the Fed released minutes from its last meeting . They show an important shift among the meeting participants. In September, the FOMC turned more worried about the state of the U.S. economy, while just six weeks later in October, the Committee felt more optimistic again. (full story)

Arabica Coffee (KC) surged a massive near 5% yesterday (and over 6% at one point) on the continuous contract, launching from the psychologically key 1.1 whole figure level and decisively breaking triangle/wedge resistance (on the 4hr chart) and an ascending wedge resistance line (on the daily... (full story)

Russell decline from Nov 5, 2019 high is corrective and pullback should find support in 3, 7, 11 swing. This article looks at the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

In this month’s Crop Production report, the U.S. average yield forecast for soybeans is fractionally lower at 46.9 bushels per acre. This month’s yield changes shaved only 304,000 bushels from […] (full story)

The 2019/20 U.S. rice production forecast was lowered 0.7 million cwt this month to 187.9 million based on a lower yield. Beginning stocks and imports were unchanged. The smaller crop […] (full story)

Challenging weather has impacted the 2019 wheat production forecast for several key exporting countries. In the U.S., early winter weather cut into harvested area estimates, lowering all wheat production by […] (full story)

The NASS Crop Production report lowered yield for the 2019/20 corn crop by 1.4 bushels per acre, resulting in a 118.3-million-bushel cut in production to 13,661 million bushels, and supplies […] (full story)

Summary Following a harsh, early-season cold outbreak, which peaked from November 11-14 across the central and eastern United States, temperatures began to rebound. Although cool conditions lingered for several days […] (full story)

A favorable time of year for soil moisture recharge throughout the outlook period support drought improvement and removal along and east of the Mississippi River. Improvement and removal are also […] (full story)

Waterborne Grain Volumes Increase on the Mississippi For the week ending November 16, grain volumes transiting the locks on the Mississippi River were the second-highest in 2019. Last week, 888,976 […] (full story)

Georgia peanut producers’ yields are looking better than previously thought, according to the November Crop Production Report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Georgia’s 2019 peanut crop is […] (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)

Market Snapshot - Thursday 11.21.19 (full story)

It has been another quiet week in the rice market as the harvest progresses and the market indicators have remained fairly constant. Export sales for the week was higher as […] (full story)

USDA announced it is awarding more than $3.4 million to fund pilot projects to control feral swine in Arkansas. These projects are part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control […] (full story)

Continued from Page 1 Routes of transmission Still, big questions continued to plague researchers. How did PRRSV get here? Where did it come from? How is the virus transmitted? Understanding the routes of transmission was a big question, Philips... (full story)

Everywhere veterinarians turned, the “mystery disease” was devastating sow herds and wiping out pigs. It was causing incredible losses in reproductive herds — breeding failure, abortion storms and non-viable pigs at birth. The disease didn’t stop... (full story)

Thanksgiving Day 2019 Holiday Schedule & Trading Levels 11.22.2019 (full story)

It Still Comes Down to "DEAL OR NO DEAL" (full story)

As the holidays approach, will consumers planning to serve up a Thanksgiving or Christmas ham think twice due to price?  Ham prices are rising to levels not seen since 2014, when porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) was impacting the U.S. swine... (full story)

Today, Corteva Agriscience announced the launch of LANDVisor, a new integrated technology that allows ranchers and land managers to implement a customized solution for reaching land management goals. LANDVisor combines […] (full story)

While crude oil futures closed below the lower border of the rising purple trend channel and attempted to move even lower yesterday, the bulls made a real comeback on the heels of the Energy Information Administration's report showing a smaller-than-expected build in weekly U.S. crude... (full story)

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What will it take to help small towns survive? Shickley, Neb., is a town of just 300 people. But it’s a multimillion-dollar town when you count the size of the endowment the town’s citizens have raised to support local projects.  Community... (full story)

A new report released on Monday, How conservation makes dairy farms more resilient, especially in a lean agricultural economy , addresses the successful adoption of conservation measures by four Pennsylvania dairy farmers. Equally important, the... (full story)

Just as the reported outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) began to diminish and the virus appeared to be more under control, recent ASF outbreaks in the northern region of China, where ASF was first detected in August 2018, prove otherwise. ... (full story)

CRUDE OIL the pair looks to strengthen further in the days ahead as it built on its Wednesday gain on Thursday. (full story)

As stories began to circulate that any hope of cementing a Phase One deal with China could be pushed out into 2020, it sent the corn and bean trade into another bought of depression and prices responded by dipping into lower lows yet again.  Keep in... (full story)

The South China Morning Post reported that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports that are scheduled for December 15 could be delayed even if a trade agreement was not signed by then. (full story)

Take it down now, take it, take it down now Bring it up now, bring it, bring it up now (full story)

Going lower (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the small business investment company Gladstone Investments (GAIN). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then us... (full story)

One sound bite is... (full story)

ES, NQ, Crude, Gold. Actionable research out early each morning to brokerage clients with full technicals. (full story)

Price downtrend negated and the bulls have gained momentum and working on fledling uptrend. (full story)

We kickoff the day with Export Sales, Jobless Claims, Philadelphia FED Manufacturing Index and FED Mester Speech at 7:30 A.M., Existing Home Sales and CB [...] (full story)

Formal charges were filed in U.S. District Court in St. Louis this week accusing former Monsanto employee Haitao Xiang of stealing trade secrets from his former employer, Monsanto (now Bayer). A bail hearing in the case is scheduled for Thursday. ... (full story)

Bloomberg, Reuters and WSJ all out with positive sounding pieces. SCMP article now being debated, with broad USD buying returning into NY open. Hawkish ECB Minutes briefly lift EURUSD. Trend-line resistance in 1.1090s being challenged. Ipsos Mori poll shows Tories regaining lead at... (full story)

Yesterday's Heartland Market Minute showed this area in the Hog market that I find very interesting (full story)

Will good export sales help support prices? (full story)

Improve your grain marketing! Visit  https://www.standardgrain.com/grain-marketing-plan/     (full story)

Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 15 lower at 159’27, 10 Yr .Notes 0’06.5 lower 128’18.0 and 5 Yr. Notes 0’03.75 lower at 118’24..75. Bonds rallied [...] (full story)

Oil prices snapped back as it appears that the oil supply adjustment is about to begin. Oil refiners are finally turning the corner, ramping up [...] (full story)

Corn processed into US ethanol has grown dramatically (see Figure1), and accounted for 37% of total US corn use during the 2018 market year (USDA (US Department of Agriculture), Office […] (full story)

The big draw at Cushing, Oklahoma fueled Wednesday's strong rally. This weeks whipsaw action may keep some traders on the sidelines until there is more concrete news over the progress of the trade deal talks. (full story)

A wet spring, colder than normal summer, fall weather that is much colder than normal and now energy shortages due to the cold weather; farmers may be asking what’s next […] (full story)

There can be no doubt: Tobacco farmers will face a huge challenge making a profit in 2020 for a variety of reasons. (full story)

An LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant agent is studying the effects of crawfish production following a second crop of rice. Mark Shirley is conducting the study requested by farmers who […] (full story)

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