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In this article & video, we look at S&P Futures ($ES_F) target to the downside as well as longer time frame using Elliott Wave. (full story)


The EURUSD is trying to form its 5th straight green daily candle today, but is due for a bit of healthy consolidation as it nears upchannel resistance (on the 4hr chart). Significantly, the EURUSD appears to be trying to form a Bullish Island Reversal on the weekly chart, with a further... (full story)


Following the EPA registration of BASF Veltyma fungicide in corn and Revytek fungicide in soybeans, BASF worked with more than 1,200 farmers across the country as part of the RevX Fields Program. During the annual BASF “Science Behind” event... (full story)


Sugar has broken support and is set to decline into seasonal weakness (full story)


I follow many trading products using my math on intraday, daily and weekly trends. applying the same mathematical formulas. (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)


This Highly Accurate Multiple Time Frame Technical Analysis is Must See! (full story)


Coronavirus continues to pressure the markets lower. We are looking at the energy markets for signs of a bottom. (full story)


At the 2020 Commodity Classic, there is at least one issue on the agenda for all commodity groups. When asked about the top three issues for producers right now, Nate Blum with Nebraska’s Grain and Sorghum Board tells Brownfield… “Number one:... (full story)


Lean hog futures came back down after midday highs, but still finished 20 to 70 cents higher in the front months. The CME Lean Hog Index was 26 cents higher to $56.16 on 02/24. USDA’s Pork Carcass Cutout value was down by $1.48 to $64.49 in the aft... (full story)


Soybeans still haven’t fully erased Monday’s drops, but followed up yesterday’s recovery with more of the same. The bounce on Wednesday lifted futures 2 to 3 3/4 cents higher. Bean meal futures came back down from midday highs but still gained ... (full story)


Live cattle futures were lower again on Wednesday. Feb futures, which expire Friday, have posted a red candle for 6 consecutive trade days and a net effect of -$7.425. Feeder cattle futures traded higher by triple digits on Wednesday, with gains in A... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Wednesday session fractionally to 2 cents weaker. Data from the EIA regarding ethanol stocks and production from the week ending 02/21 showed ethanol production 14k bpd higher wk/wk to 1.054 million barrels per day. Ethanol st... (full story)


The wheat market closed Wednesday’s session mixed. Chicago wheat was higher by 1 1/4 cents in the March contract, but finished 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 cents lower in the deferreds. Kansas City wheat was 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cents lower at the closing bell. Spring... (full story)


Corn futures closed the Wednesday session fractionally to 2 cents weaker. Data from the EIA regarding ethanol stocks and production from the week ending 02/21 showed ethanol production 14k bpd higher wk/wk to 1.054 million barrels per day. Ethanol st... (full story)


Front month cotton futures closed with more losses on Wednesday with contracts 78 to 115 points lower. May contracts have posted 5 consecutive red candles for a net loss of 4.33 cents/lb. Total cotton OI on 02/25 was 195,661 contracts which was 1,126... (full story)


GENERAL The area wheat crop looks good thanks to the weekly rains that we have been receiving that has delayed corn planting. I am starting to find a few tillers […] (full story)


It wasn’t the hurricanes of the climatic sort that impacted Georgia and many other Southeastern growers in 2019. It was a hurricane of thrips. “It was one of the worst […] (full story)


Last week, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released county yield estimates which we are now using to estimate 2019 ARC-CO payments for corn and soybeans. Recognizing that NASS yield […] (full story)


U.S. meat exports have been a bright spot for the ag industry in the last year, said host Chip Flory on AgriTalk. To dig deeper into this, he spoke with Dan Halstrom, CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Halstrom had just returned from... (full story)


A southwest Minnesota farmer is excited about the potential of a trade deal with India. Bob Worth grows corn, soybeans, and spring wheat in Lincoln County. “Back when I was (serving) on the American Soybean Association, us and USB (United... (full story)


Minnesota is one step closer to becoming the first state to have an E15 mandate. Minnesota Corn Growers president Brian Thalmann says the state was also the first in the nation to put E10 in place as the standard fuel. “We think the time... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower on follow-through selling, weakness in the cash market, and lower wholesale values.  Feeder cattle closed higher, contracts were oversold and due for a bounce with support... (full story)


Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota Extension (winter camelina) Researchers at the University of Minnesota are developing cash cover crops. Agronomy and plant genetics professor Jim Anderson says they’re working with various germplasms to... (full story)


Agriculture industry leaders have bestowed the title of Cotton Researcher of the Year to the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Tyson Raper. The award was presented on January 31 […] (full story)


Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black announced today the Farm Recovery Block Grants for farmers and forest landowners affected by Hurricane Michael. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) will begin accepting […] (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile continued lower Wednesday as did cash markets while coronavirus fears continue to dominate trade. February Class III milk down two cents at $17.01.  March down six cents at $16.47.  April 21 cents... (full story)


Can Argentina Make A Market For US Soybeans (full story)


Noble Research Institute will host a Hedging to Increase Pecan Production workshop from 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the Montz Pecan Orchard, located at 867 Old T Bone Road […] (full story)


Mar. corn closed at $3.70 and 1/2, down 2 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $8.81, up 2 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $291.30, up $4.80 Mar. soybean oil closed at 29.07, down 216 points Mar. wheat closed at $5.40 and 1/4, up 1 and 1/4 cents Feb. live... (full story)


Live cattle trades lower (full story)


Daily Emini Nasdaq Chart & Trading Levels 2.27.2020 (full story)


If you can't get to school, then study online. China Online Education Group (COE) hit a New All-Time High and is the Barchart Chart of the Day. I found the educational services company by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first for ... (full story)


A Kansas State University crop physiologist has found that plastic products have an adverse effect on land-based organisms, such as farm crops. Mary Beth Kirkham, University Distinguished Professor in agronomy […] (full story)


An ag economist says the make-up of how dairy is consumed has changed but overall consumption is the highest since 1975. David Widmar with Ag Economic Insights tells Brownfield milk consumption per capita has grown by about 100 pounds over the... (full story)


National Pork Board CEO Bill Even says the results of consumer research have amplified the need to promote food safety in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak. Even tells Brownfield at the onset of the African Swine Fever crisis in 2018,... (full story)


The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)


EURGBP Focus Shifts To Recovery Higher EURGBP looks to recover further higher on correction. On the downside, support stands at the 0.8400 level where a violation will turn focus to the 0.8350 level. (full story)


Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying. Soybeans were oversold, still waiting for signs of improved demand from China. Phase One trade agreement or not, that demand has been slow to surface, with the spread of... (full story)


Urea is an increasingly popular nitrogen fertilizer source in Minnesota. With some retailers switching away from anhydrous ammonia, there is an increased emphasis on urea use in certain areas of […] (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, snow is falling early Wednesday from the middle Mississippi Valley into Michigan. Cold, breezy conditions trail the storm system, with Wednesday morning’s low temperatures falling to near 0° in parts of the upper Midwest.... (full story)


A law firm says it expects more than two-thousand farmers to sue Bayer/Monsanto and BASF over crop damage that the farmers allege was caused by dicamba drift. Joe Peiffer is with law firm Peiffer Wolf, which recently won a 265 million-dollar... (full story)


Seven Explosions | Five Fatalities | 12 Injuries (full story)


The EPA is awarding nearly $2 million in the Great Lakes region to promote water-quality trading and market-based incentives to reduce nutrient run-off. Region 5 Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager Kurt Thiede says the Great... (full story)


High school registration is a nightmare if you have a teenager who wants to do everything. My daughter’s list is longer than the hours in her day. (But who am I kidding? Mine is too and I suspect yours is as well.) We’ve had a lot of long talks... (full story)


Best Practices for Use and Maintenance (full story)


Iowa’s General Assembly failed to take action on a request by activist groups for a legislative moratorium on new and expanded “factory farms” in the Hawkeye state. Last Friday (Feb. 21) was the deadline to move policy bills out of committee, and... (full story)


Operating Lifts Safely Requires a Step-by-step Procedure (full story)


U.S. ethanol stocks backed off from record highs last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says stocks were down 63,000 barrels on the week at 24.718 million, but that’s still one of the highest weekly totals on record. The... (full story)


This is the video our clients got yesterday explaing the current oil and fuel markets with an outlook on where we are going. Producers could be booking some fuel needs around this level. (full story)


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