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With the lean hog index at $85.79... (full story)

Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks. (full story)

Is this the pause that refreshes? No, I am not referring to a cola that I am about ready to consume, but rather this somewhat sedate and slightly supportive grain/soy markets that we are experiencing this morning. No escalating blood pressure induced action, no additional threats of tariffs, just... (full story)

Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario. (full story)


Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas. (full story)

Since the beginning of this week, trades in the market of "black gold" have been very active. (full story)

It is my long term outlook that meal has the most downside on a relative basis. I am hoping there is a resolution in the Chinese duel. This would give the market a relief rally that in my opinion should be another selling opportunity. The Corn traded... (full story)

Bullish selling "exhasution tail" created Tuesday still strongly suggests market bottom is in place. (full story)

Cash hog prices are called lower for today as packers so no remorse about backing off the cash at a time of year in which this is very rare. Weekly beef export sales were awful, down 15% from the 4-week average. (full story)

Supply concerns have taken over the cocoa trade again. September futures are trying to stay above 2500. (full story)

Stock index futures were higher in the overnight trade on reports that China is quietly approaching the U.S. to de-escalate the trade war. NASDAQ and Russell 2000 futures advanced to new historical highs. (full story)

It is the first day of summer but you would not know it with rains and temperatures topping at 68 degrees in Chicagoland. We start [...] (full story)

Today in gold news, we look at the side effects from Trump's trade war. Find out how it's affected the gold market here. (full story)

When June 15 rolls around.... (full story)

Is this the start of a bottoming process? (full story)

After a rocky start in April, the U.S. growing season for corn and soybeans in 2018 has since gone about as well as one could hope. This is reflected in […] (full story)

Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 2 ticks higher at 143’18, 10 Yr. Notes unchanged at 119’19.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 0.2 lower at 113’08.2. The [...] (full story)

We Need Drier Conditions for a few Weeks (full story)

The rainfall in the past month has kept tarnished plant bugs’ primary wild host, daisy fleabane, fresh and it appears that 2 generations have developed on fleabane. In mid May, […] (full story)

Excessive rainfall in May reduced the potential yield of Georgia’s tobacco crop by as much as 15 percent, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension tobacco agronomist J. Michael Moore. […] (full story)

Trading the ES, CL, GC, NG, ZN and more. (full story)

VOX Elliott Wave View: Extending Higher As Impulse (full story)

OPEC speculation and a strong dollar on trade war fears is providing highs and lows on the oil market. Oil was rallying on a big [...] (full story)

Last year’s summer peach crop was disastrous, but Georgia’s peach crop rebounded this summer following colder temperatures in December and January, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […] (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. This week saw a sizable dip in the equity futures in the overnight session before Tuesday's open with the S&P 500 (ES)down 50 handles.  However, the dip-buying trend continued as the ESU18 restored its lost ground. Meanwhile, the... (full story)

(PA_F) Palladium Buying Opportunity Ahead? (full story)

Former Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Senior VP will focus on growing consumer dialogue (full story)

Market Research of Consistent Accuracy (full story)

Planted Acreage Data Next Week Could Provide Surprises (full story)

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.17%) this morning are down -0.13% and European stocks are down -0.33%. Weakness in Daimler AG, which is down more than 4%, is leading auto makers lower and is weighing on the overall market lower... (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The AUDUSD pair has been under significant pressure lately, and we see a bearish case devloping quickly that could thrust the pair into much lower terrain. Much of the noise this week has centered on trade tensions between the US and China. The... (full story)

Yesterday the Dow dropped for the seventh consecutive session. Will this continue today? Read on to learn more... (full story)

Raw Sugar (SB) edged higher yesterday, but remains vulnerable to more consolidation early on today after seeing a late session selloff. Nevertheless, SB appears to be nearing completion of a symmetrical triangle (on the 4hr chart), and any successful break above the same triangle's... (full story)

Hogs limit down Cattle making new highs (full story)

GBPUSD short term elliott wave view suggests that the cycle from 4/17/2018 peak is showing incomplete sequence to the downside favoring more downside to (full story)

Every year, farming has its risks but following 5 years of a steady decline in the price of corn with similar declines in the prices of other grains and oilseeds, […] (full story)

GBP/USD Technical analysis for June 21, 2018 from FXDailyReport.com (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)

Trading the Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian (full story)

It has been said, “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter.” We are putting out landplaster in peanuts now to supplement calcium. If we don’t have enough calcium, we get “pops”. This […] (full story)

Its the Weather (full story)

This week’s fall armyworm pheromone trap graph appears below. The 7-year average for this week of June is 110 moths per week. This week’s capture was 707. This does not […] (full story)

Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […] (full story)

The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased over 2 cents from last week to $3.24 per gallon on June 18, 2018, 76 cents higher than a year ago. Midwest prices […] (full story)

Trade conflicts between the United States and China have escalated recently. The Chinese government has threatened to impose a 25% tariff on 128 U.S. products in response to a U.S. […] (full story)

Traders awaited the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. U.S.-China trade conflict has raised concerns about sales cancellations by China. Talk of possible U.S. cotton transshipments circulated. Cotton futures settled mostly […] (full story)

Last week’s trade mission to Japan, with approximately 100 participants, was the largest in USDA history. Designed to reach new contacts and potential customers for U.S. agricultural products in Tokyo […] (full story)

Squabbles over language are erupting across the food business as established definitions for meat, mayonnaise and milk are also challenged by the likes of lab-grown 'meat', vegan spreads and almond drinks. (full story)

1200 could be coming (full story)

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