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The US shale patch recovery has been a rocky road and now is facing more challenges, unlike anything they have seen before.  As oil prices reached the highest level since October 2018, The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that US shale oil production increased by 38,000 barrels a day in... (full story)


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AL_LS600 Las Cruces, NM Mon Jun 14, 2021 USDA Market News Texas to Mexico Daily Livestock Exports ... (full story)


WA_GR107 Washington, DC Mon June 7, 2021 USDA Market News GRAINS INSPECTED AND/OR WEIGHED FOR EXPORT BY REGION AND PORT AREA REPORTED IN MONTH ENDING May 2021 ... (full story)


Another installment in our educational series - June 15, 2021 (full story)


USDA is continuing its rollout of aid to segments of the agriculture industry impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, June 15, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced  additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the... (full story)


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RA_PY002 Raleigh, NC Tuesday, June 15, 2021 USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable. The estimated slaughter for Tuesday in North Carolina is... (full story)


COLUMBIA, SC Tuesday, June 15, 2021 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m. for... (full story)


The group of 10 U.S. Senators, five from each party, has reached an infrastructure agreement but its path forward is uncertain. The $1.2 Trillion dollar package which does not include tax increases was agreed to on Friday. The White House... (full story)


Actionable commodity ideas, Crude, Gold, Silver, and more . . . (full story)


Actionable ideas for ES, NQ, RTY, YM, and more . . . (full story)


The president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says he has concerns with parts of proposed legislation that is designed to add transparency to the cattle market. Jerry Bohn tells Brownfield the organization is opposed to language that... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. As part of the Pandemic Assistance initiative announced in March, USDA pledged... (full story)


While hardly a surprise, a 4% dip in the good/excellent rating for corn and a 5% haircut in beans help shore up prices overnight in these markets, but the strength was fleeting, and the selling has since resumed.  For now, at least, it would appear... (full story)


Farmers could face huge tax bills if President Biden succeeds in raising capital gains tax rates and eliminating a loophole for inherited assets such as farmland, said the senior Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee. The proposals are... (full story)


Drought (full story)


AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Tue. Jun 15, 2021 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


We present our daily premarket analysis of the Emini S&P futures (full story)


Grain markets are lower in the early morning trade, despite a drop in crop conditions. (full story)


With drought expanding in the Midwest, the corn and soybean crops are in notably worse condition than a week ago, said the USDA Crop Progress report on Monday. The portion of the corn crop rated as good or excellent tumbled by 14 percentage points in... (full story)


Washington, D.C. June 15, 2021 WA_FV400 Phone (202)365-6701 SHIPMENTS BY COMMODITIES AND ORIGINS (AMOUNTS ARE SHOWN IN 100,000 LB UNITS) ... (full story)


AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle June 15, 2021 Daily Import Total Sales June 14, 2021 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 1900 Compared to last week, steer calves and yearlings sold steady... (full story)


Lots of charts (full story)


Data and analytics have changed the game of baseball and they’re also changing the game for farmers who know how to use it. In this Managing for Profit, AJ Woodyard a lead agronomist with Advanced Agrilytics shares how farmers can use the data from... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 15 2021 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUN 14 2021 10,000 POUND UNITS (COMMODITY TOTALS FOLLOW ASTERIKS) ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUN 15 2021 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUN 14 2021 CAR AND VAN COUNT ... (full story)


Because a vest has no sleeves (full story)


NW_LS452 St. Joseph, MO Tue Jun 15, 2021 USDA Market News USDA CARLOT VEAL CARCASS REPORT - Northeast and North Central Basis Compared to last week: The special fed veal carcass market was mostly steady on comparable sales of veal calves. Demand was light to moderate on light to... (full story)


Wheat futures are 6 to 17 cents lower as we get into the Tuesday daytime session, with MPLS the firmest. On Monday, wheat prices ended the first trade day of the week with losses. CBT wheat futures closed the session 6 1/4 to 7 1/2 cents weaker. HRW wheat futures... (full story)


Cotton futures are up 66 to 76 points this morning, making the best effort of the field crops thus far toward a Turnaround Tuesday following the triple digit Monday losses. July and October were the weakest on Monday, closing 205 and 246 points in the red respectively. New crop futures... (full story)


Soybeans lost a little momentum following the +2% drops sustained on Monday. They are 7 cents lower to 6 cents higher this morning, with spot July in the plus column. At the Monday close, domestic soy futures were sharply lower, as beans were down 2.4% to 3%, meal gave back... (full story)


Front month cattle futures closed a nickel in the black to $1.25 higher. June fats were up 67 cents but still a discount to the cash market. USDA reported limited $124 trade for fancy cattle in NE on Monday; trade was otherwise quiet. Last week’s cash sales were mainly $119-$120... (full story)


Corn prices are extending their Monday losses early on Tuesday, down 6 to 10 cents.  Front month corn futures ended the Monday session with 25 1/4 to 31 1/4 cent losses. Preliminary OI data suggests the losses were long liquidation with preliminary open interest dropping 8,909 contracts. Old crop basis,... (full story)


The most active hog futures ended the session with losses of at least $1.75. June futures expired 20 cents higher. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $116.89 on Monday afternoon, following a $2.37 pullback. USDA reported the WCB afternoon average price at $132.28, with the country’s high at $136.... (full story)


BOSTON Ornamental Terminal Prices as of 15-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Consumers continue to want to know more about how their food makes it from the farm gate to their dinner plate.  A cattle producer in Western Nebraska listened, and is now utilizing a technology to provide consumers the information they want about... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 15-JUNE-2021 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 15-JUNE-2021 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AL_FV160 Lincoln County Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Lincoln County Produce... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 07-JUNE-2020 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AH_FV160 Hart County Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Hart County Produce... (full story)


The ongoing drought in parts of cattle country are creating a myriad of challenges for producers. In this Managing for Profit, University of Missouri livestock economist Scott Brown talks about the challenges producers are facing, and what... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 14-JUN-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


WA_FV456 WASHINGTON USDA AMS JUN 15 2021 WATERMELONS ... (full story)