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Earlier this week, Reuters writers David Stanway and Muyu Xu reported that, “China’s ambitious low-carbon goals should not come at the expense of energy and food security or the ‘normal life’ of ordinary […] (full story)


As producers get back into their fields for a new season, Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed is stepping up its efforts to educate producers on the benefits of using certified seed […] (full story)


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A two-day pesticide training will be held in Uvalde on Feb. 9-10. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will start with onsite check-in at 7:45 a.m. each day at 1619 […] (full story)


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1) Position valuation spreadsheet, settlement 28 January 2022 Profit = net change on the day for that positionTotal profit = total open trade equity for the positionMessage me with any questions 2) Position update 28 January 2022 Canada Reversed to short .7854 Yen Reversed to short .8667 NASDAQ short delivered... (full story)


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Purdue University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are pleased to announce that the 2022 Michiana Irrigated Corn and Soybean Conference will be Feb. 16 at the Blue Gate Theatre in downtown Shipshewana, Indiana. Check […] (full story)


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Are you kicking off the weekend being well-informed of the latest news? In case you missed it, here is a roundup of today's headlines. Machinery Technology editor Laurie Bedord caught up with Igino Cafiero at the 2022 CES in Las Vegas to... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 28-JAN-2022 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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Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 25.0 cents per pound for the week ending January 22, down 0.3 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


This article calculates what payments would have been if farmers had elected all ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) base acres into the program that […] (full story)


Like so many things impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the USDA is extending the sign up process for the Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) program for farmers until June 30, 2022 or later.  Originally, these flexibilities were expiring this... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Jan 28, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, January 28, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly steady to 25.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 15.00 higher. No comparison on... (full story)


The nearby corn futures rally extended into the weekend with another dime for old crop. The March contract was within 3 1/4 cents of the contract high on Friday and completed the week with a 19 3/4 cent gain. New crop prices were also 2 3/4 to 5 cents higher... (full story)


Going into the weekend, lean hog futures were $0.25 to $0.90 higher. February hogs rallied $1.72 through the week and got to within $3.05 of their prior contract high. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for Friday afternoon was $1.29 firmer to $75.11. The CME Lean Hog Index from 1/25... (full story)


The front month cotton futures market rallied triple digits for the last trade day of the week. The March contract traded with a 560 point range on Friday, setting a new contract high in the process, before ultimately going home 213 points in the black. For the week, March cotton... (full story)


Friday’s soybean market added another double digits to the upside. For the March contract that ended the day with a 55 3/4 cent gain. Soymeal futures were also higher on Friday having added $6.40 to $6.70 to the upside. For the week, March meal rallied $18.50/ton. BO prices went home... (full story)


Wheat prices recovered on Friday after sharp drops Wednesday and Thursday. SRW went home with 7 3/4 to 9 1/4 cent gains, which left the March contract 6 1/4 cents higher from Friday to Friday. KC HRW futures were up 7 1/2 to 8 3/4 cents at the bell. That... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with gains of $0.87 to $1.47. For the April contract that was enough to end positive on the week, at $1 above last Friday’s settle. USDA reported more cash sales from $136 to $138 on Friday, maintaining the bulk of activity near $136... (full story)


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FHWA Launches Largest Bridge Investment Program Since 1956 On January 14, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), launched its Bridge Formula Program (BFP)—the single largest program […] (full story)


Rice breeders with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station have developed two new conventional rice varieties that outperform their predecessors in yield potential. Both new rice varieties, a medium-grain and a […] (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler & Austin Schroeder January 28, 2022 Success Has Many Fathers President Kennedy said, after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, that “Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” This is a variant on an... (full story)


Do federal pesticide labelling laws preempt state law claims? This question will be a focus of the National Agricultural Law Center’s webinar, “A Legal Roundup of Glyphosate: History and Outlook,” […] (full story)


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A pair of carbon market experts say farmers and ranchers should look to capitalize on green practices before implementing them. Agoro Carbon Alliance Regional Manager Todd Carlton tells Brownfield ag producers should take their time when looking at... (full story)


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The founder of a restaurant chain says he’s seeing the effects of the labor shortage at many levels. Craig Culver founded Culver’s Restaurants, and he tells Brownfield he supports finding a legal pathway for more foreign workers to enter the U.S. ... (full story)


Wheat Firms, Finishes Slightly Higher on the Week (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were supported by the higher move in beef.  February live cattle closed $.87 higher at $138.70 and April live cattle closed $1.47 higher at $143.10.  March feeder cattle closed $.12... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures ended the session near the high of the day, closing 10-3/4 higher in March at 6.36 and 2-3/4 firmer... (full story)


The added cost of fertilizing corn isn’t enough to sway a southern Minnesota farmer to plant more soybeans. Mike Peterson says he’s sticking with a 50/50 rotation on his farm near Northfield. “If I was stronger corn than I was soybeans, I... (full story)


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A farm business management analyst is concerned about worsening debt to asset ratios. Brad Zwilling with the University of Illinois says working capital, which is derived by subtracting current liabilities from current assets, has been steadily... (full story)


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