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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 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)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


A brief overview of the soy market (full story)


PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Mon Aug 03, 2020 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Monday, August 03, 2020 Slaughter lambs not tested in Missouri. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Missouri: no test. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2: Missouri: ... (full story)


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Corn futures prices strengthened by 3/4 to 2 cents on the first trade day of August. March and May contracts were up the most on the day, each closing within a 1/4 of the high. NASS reported after the close that 92% of this year’s corn crop was sil... (full story)


The front month soybean futures gained 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 cents on Monday. August soybeans closed UNCH at $8.97 1/2 per bushel, which is still a 4 1/2 cent premium to Sept. Preliminary OI as of Friday was just 2,250 contracts for the in delivery Aug bean... (full story)


Wheat futures recovered from midday lows, but still dropped by double digits on the first trade day of the new month. KC wheat was the weakest, with 10 1/4 to 11 3/4 cent losses. SRW futures lost 7 1/4 to 10 1/4 cents in the front months. Spring whea... (full story)


Cotton futures gained triple digits to start the new week of trading. NASS’s Cotton Consumption and Stocks report withheld June’s consumption due to confidentiality rules. Stocks as of June 27 were 1,512 RBs. That was down 9% mo/mo; and through t... (full story)


Lean hog futures were mixed on Monday. The front months of August and October were down by triple digits, with losses weakening to a nickel through May ‘21. Some late 2021 contracts were higher. The weekly Fresh Bacon index from CME was $128.62 cwt... (full story)


Corn futures prices strengthened by 3/4 to 2 cents on the first trade day of August. March and May contracts were up the most on the day, each closing within a 1/4 of the high. NASS reported after the close that 92% of this year’s corn crop was sil... (full story)


Trading for the new month of August left live cattle futures higher on Monday. Gains were as much as 75 cents through April ’21. Feeder cattle futures closed with gains of 20 to 85 cents. The July 30 CME Feeder Cattle index was $138.58, down 68 cen... (full story)


Bloomberg writers Elizabeth Rembert and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “China took another step toward meeting agricultural commitments made in the phase one trade agreement with the U.S. with its biggest-ever purchase of American […] (full story)


Natural gas broke out strong today, near 20% (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Aug 03, 2020 USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News The OKC West Livestock Auction is estimating 1,500 head of stocker cattle and calves for the sale on Tuesday 08/04/2020. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Joe Massey Telephone... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN AUG 03 2020 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR AUG 02 2020 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN AUG 03 2020 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: FRI JUL 31 2020 SAT AUG 01 2020 ... (full story)


Dead In The Water For Now (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures edged higher into the closing session finishing with small gains of 1 to 2 cents. September gained 1-1/4 cents closing at 3.17-1/2 and December up 1-1/2 cents closing at 3.28-1/2. Today’s range was small with most futu... (full story)


The USDA says South Dakota crops are doing well in most areas.  Corn is rated as 72% good and 14% excellent, with 89% of the corn silking and 32% in dough stage which is way ahead of both last year and the average.  Seventy-two percent... (full story)


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Much needed rainfall provided relief to many Tennessee crops. Seventy-three percent of soybeans are rated good to excellent with 73 percent blooming and 45 percent setting pods.  Cotton is rated 67 percent good to excellent with 90 percent of... (full story)


A southwest Missouri farmer caught in a drought pattern this summer has finally gotten some steady rain. Kyle Kirby tells Brownfield they got three to four inches of rain last week but it’s too late for most of his corn, “We chopped about a third... (full story)


Nebraska’s corn condition rating moved higher again this week, up two points to 77 percent good to excellent. The state’s soybean crop rated 79 percent good to excellent while grain sorghum checked in at 64 percent. Pasture and range conditions... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO AUG 03 2020 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR AUG 02 2020 ... (full story)


The USDA reports moderate precipitation across the state as crops continue to progress. Seventy percent of the rice crop is rated good to excellent and 50 percent is headed, and 1 percent is mature.  Eighty-eight percent of the cotton crop is rated... (full story)


An agreement has been signed between the Corps of Engineers and the State of Louisiana to soon begin dredging a portion of the Lower Mississippi River that will benefit soybean and grain farmers. Mike Steenhoek with the Soy Transportation Coalition... (full story)


BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 03-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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A new study finds specialty crop production nationwide could expand with more pollinators. Researchers say many crops are “pollination-limited” or could have higher production if flowers had more pollination including apples, sweet and tart... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed higher and feeder cattle were mostly higher ahead of widespread direct cash business.  There was additional support from higher wholesale values.  August live cattle closed $.20 higher... (full story)


A cool and relatively dry week allowed Wisconsin farmers to make hay, while other crops continued to mature.  Parts of the eastern half of the state received between 1 and two-and-a-half inches of rain. USDA reporters say the 2nd cutting of... (full story)


The top condition ratings for Iowa’s corn and soybean crops slipped again last week as drought conditions in central and west-central Iowa continue to take a toll. Corn fell four points to 73 percent good to excellent while soybeans dropped three... (full story)


MS_GR111 Minneapolis, MN Mon Aug 03, 2020 USDA Market News Sunflower Seeds, Flax, Canola Daily Report Sunflower Seed Delivered Plant - Dollars Per CWT. Bid To Fargo Enderlin Arrive ND ND NEW SUN - Mid-Oleic Aug 16.70unch ... (full story)


Michigan crop conditions held steady last week following timely rains. The USDA says 85 percent of corn is silking, 13 percent is in the dough stage and condition dropped one point to 60 percent good to excellent.  Soybeans are 91 percent... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Mon, Aug 03, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $172.08 $158.20 ... (full story)