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The 10th Circuit Court struck down three small refinery exemptions Friday, and the ethanol industry is reacting positively to that court decision.  The court says the EPA overstepped its authority when issuing small refinery waivers to CVR... (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)


A last-minute continuance on Friday paused the most-recent court case against Bayer AG claiming its Roundup herbicide causes cancer. According to news reports and a Bayer statement, both sides agreed […] (full story)


A federal court ruled EPA didn’t have the authority to issue small-refinery exemption extensions to three companies that were not granted waivers originally. The ruling could affect how the agency […] (full story)


Background A recent Congressional Research Service report explained that, “U.S. agricultural exports have been a major contributor to farm income, especially since 2005. As a result, the financial success of the U.S. […] (full story)


Wheat was mixed today. Chicago SRW futures closed with the biggest drops, as futures were 3/4 to 2 1/4 cents lower on Monday. KC HRW futures were firm to mostly higher on Monday, albeit gains were limited to 3/4 cents per bushel. MPLS spring wheat wa... (full story)


Lean hog futures closed with limit losses in the April and May futures, and the hog market will trade with expanded limits on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was 24 cents higher on 01/23, at $61.53. USDA’s Pork Carcass Cutout was $0.12 lower this a... (full story)


Live cattle futures dropped on Monday by full limits in April and June, the Feb futures also closed minus $2.60. The USDA COF report was seen as neutral, but did show a concentration of heavy weight placements. Concerns about consumption losses from ... (full story)


Cotton came out of the weekend with losses, front month futures were down 26 to 71 points. The March futures came back from midday lows closing with a high and reduced the carry to May. China has officially extended the Chinese New Year holiday shut ... (full story)


Corn futures closed with losses of 3 to 6 3/4 cents in the front months. In general, spec types were going to cash and defensive instruments like gold while they assess the speed and severity of secondary impacts from the Wuhan virus outbreak. USDA a... (full story)


Corn futures closed with losses of 3 to 6 3/4 cents in the front months. In general, spec types were going to cash and defensive instruments like gold while they assess the speed and severity of secondary impacts from the Wuhan virus outbreak. USDA a... (full story)


Soybean futures were lower again on Monday, by 4 3/4 to 5 cents lower. Soybean meal futures were $0.50/ton lower, and soy oil futures closed 50 points lower on weakness in diesel prices. The weekly Export Inspections report from the USDA this morning... (full story)


Here is your weekly grain and livestock market outlook and review for Jan. 27, from the economic experts at Doane Advisory Services. Major market movers last week: Traders became more optimistic about corn prospects in the wake of the huge... (full story)


The governors of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska signed an agreement over the weekend saying the states will enhance and promote cooperation to improve flood recovery and future flood control in the Lower Missouri River Basin. In the... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the Emerging Markets ETF (EEM). I had a 100 day moving average stop loss on both the Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) and the Frontier Markets ETF (FM) and the EEM stop loss triggered. The iShares MSCI Emerging ... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures fell under selling pressure on Monday’s session as contracts were 2 to 6 cents lower. The front-month Mar contract was hardest hit, down 6-3/4 cents to 3.80-1/2, while May corn was down 6 cents to 3.86-3/4. The corn ma... (full story)


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Commodities and the broader markets reacted Monday to uncertainties about the spread of the coronavirus in China.  Five cases have now been confirmed in the U.S. Markets were mostly lower Monday on the potential global demand impact if... (full story)


Soybean futures prices fell again last week on reports of a coronavirus outbreak rattling the Chinese economy and the prospects of a huge Brazilian crop.  A double hit associated with […] (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower on technical pressure, waiting for direction from this week’s cash trade.  Feeder cattle were sharply lower on the same factors.  February live cattle closed $2.60 lower at $122.25... (full story)


Brownfield’s Amie Simpson will be on the ground in Indianapolis January 29 for the Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean Alliance Legislative breakfast. Continue reading Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean... (full story)


The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association is against the Missouri Department of Conservation’s ban on hunting feral hogs on public land which requires landowners to have a permit for thermal scopes and other equipment for hunting on their land. Jeff... (full story)


Mar. corn closed at $3.80 and 1/2, down 6 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $8.97 and 1/4, down 4 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $297.80, down 50 cents Mar. soybean oil closed at 31.52, down 50 points Mar. wheat closed at $5.72 and... (full story)


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Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling but managed to finish closer to the session’s highs than the lows. Commodities and the broader market reacted to the uncertainties regarding the spread of coronavirus in China, including tens... (full story)


Illinois farmers interested in soil health will soon have a larger voice in policy discussions. Liz Rupel with the Illinois Stewardship Alliance tells Brownfield they are starting a new Soil Health Champion Caucus comprised mainly of farmers. ... (full story)


Alltech has released the results of its 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey , which found that international feed tonnage decreased by 1.07% to 1.26 billion metric tons of feed produced last year, according to a release from the company. It asserts that... (full story)


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Photo credit: Peterson Farms Seed An extension educator says nutrient management has come a long way the past ten years. Brad Carlson with the University of Minnesota tells Brownfield technology that allows for better placement, rate, and timing... (full story)


Milk futures fell sharply and cash dairy prices were down on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Monday.   January Class III milk was unchanged at $17.04.  February was down $.67 at $17.33. March was down $.57 at $17.68.  April was... (full story)


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The Indiana Beef Cattle Association has elected its officers for the coming year.  Neal Smith of Pendleton is the new IBCA president; president-elect is Chan Lanum of Flora; vice-president is Jill Duncan of Wingate; Andrew Stewart of Greensburg has... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Rhiannon Branch will cover the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Convention held in Springfield, Illinois on February 18, 2020. Continue reading Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Convention at Brownfield Ag... (full story)


Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Rhiannon Branch will be on the ground in Taylorville, Illinois on February 11, 2020 for the Dudley Smith Farm Winter Meeting hosted by University of Illinois Extension.     Continue reading Dudley Smith Farm Winter... (full story)


Brownfield’s Rhiannon Branch will be on the ground in East Peoria, Illinois on February 6 for the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Annual Meeting. Continue reading Illinois Society of Professional Farm... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JAN 27 2020 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JAN 26 2020 ... (full story)


LR_GR410 Little Rock, AR Mon Jan 27, 2020 USDA Market News Service National Weekly Rice Summary (Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California) Domestic Trend In the south, long and medium grain milled rice prices... (full story)


Direct cash cattle trade is typically quiet for a Monday.  Bids and asking prices have yet to be established.  It’s likely significant trade volume will be delayed until at least Midweek.  Last week, business started on Wednesday and finished up on... (full story)


“Pork: You can’t make it from plants unless you feed them to a pig first.”  The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) will be running digital ads in the Des Moines International Airport featuring this slogan starting Jan. 27 and running through... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 27-JAN-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


The Missouri Department of Conservation is ramping up its efforts to eliminate feral hogs in 2020. MDC’s Jason Jenson tells Brownfield Ag News, the department is bringing in extra staff to increase trapping efforts, “Right now, we’ve got staff... (full story)


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