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Buying a Rally Into Harvest - Not Me!! (full story)

Lower... (full story)

An expansion to a Texas Panhandle packing plant will add 800 more head per day in slaughter capacity, primarily for cull cow and bull processing. (full story)

And what else is new, you ask? (full story)

When we were planning to write a column using our six agricultural policy benchmarks  for evaluating emergency payments—distinct from ad-hoc disaster payments—we thought we would be confined to those adopted […] (full story)

Variability will likely be the word of the week when Pro Farmer takes off on its annual Crop Tour next week. Wild, unpredictable weather means they’ll likely see ears and pods of many shapes and sizes. (full story)

U.S. farmers are anxious for details on the trade assistance package the administration announced in July.  Press reports indicate that program guidelines could be issued by August 24th.  Meanwhile, business news […] (full story)

Freat Earnings Continue (full story)

More fields are being terminated as far as worms and bugs go. Some later cotton will be carried farther into the month. Also, spider mite applications will continue in northeast Arkansas […] (full story)

Beef and dairy producers in Australia, across Europe and even in North America have all been in short supply of water, forcing some to cull cattle. (full story)

Recently cocoa futures have been range bound, 2100-2200 in the December contract. (full story)

A bit more cotton is opening in the lower Southeast. Usually, that signifies that the end is just over the horizon. But with so much of the 2018 crop planted late, […] (full story)

Elliott wave Analysis on NZDJPY. (full story)

Downtrend in place to suggest a market top is in place and that prices will onlu be able to trade sideways at best, if not sideways to lower. (full story)

Whats moving, actionable technicals and fundamentals for ES, Crude and Gold. (full story)

Have a look at the DRAGONFLY candlestick in the EURO. It is part of #1 in my guide... 12+ Candlesticks Every Technical Trader Should Know (full story)

China to send delegation to US in late August China making it more expensive to short off-shore Yuan in the forward market Decent Australian employment reports lifts AUD (full story)

U.S. stock index futures jumped on news that China said it will hold trade talks with the U.S. later this month. (full story)

Good News Or Bad News, Trade Looking For New News (full story)

Cash is called lower but perhaps only slightly lower and not sharply lower. Weekly beef export sales were outstanding at 21,500 MT, up 76% from the 4-week average. (full story)

GOLD: The commodity saw a price rejection on Thursday leaving risk of a move higher in the days ahead. On the downside, support comes in at the 1,170.00 level where a break will turn attention to the 1,160.00 level. Further down, a cut through here will open the door for a move lower towards the... (full story)

With a potentially tight window for getting on fall manure in the coming months, the best policy is to be prepared. Now’s the right time to start thinking about fall […] (full story)

The integration of Monsanto into Bayer can begin following the completion on Thursday of the divestment by Bayer to BASF of certain Crop Science businesses.​ (full story)

Grains find support in the overnight and early morning trade, is it sustainable? (full story)

Today in gold news, we explore the connection between Turkey's currency crisis and its current gold demand. Learn what Turkish instability means for the gold market. (full story)

The purpose of this farmdoc daily post is to evaluate the market’s current implied price distribution for fall-time corn and soybean prices, and assess the implication for possible levels of crop revenue. […] (full story)

U.S./China talks are slated to resume later this month. (full story)

The worst thing we can do right now is add an insecticide just because we’re going over the field. I’ve looked at many cotton fields this week and am almost […] (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Yesterday’s price action in the equity index markets looked dreadful, especially after the S&P 500 futures (ES) broke through the low from last Friday; and this past Monday, price movement led to a move down to 2803. However, once... (full story)

We got another 3 weeks to produce a cotton crop, and the crop does look good right now. Some fields are cutout, but most fields are a few nodes below […] (full story)

Oil prices got slammed on fears surrounding the Turkish economy, ongoing concerns about China, and a big build in crude supply, but really a lot of [...] (full story)

Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.46%) this morning are up +0.57% and European stocks are up +0.53% on signs of a thaw in China/U.S. trade tensions after China announced that Vice Commerce Minister Shouwen will lead a delegation t... (full story)

Yesterday despite 11 economic news reports the markets fell and revisited the Turkish Tantrum. Will that continue today? Read on to learn more... (full story)

AUDUSD Elliott wave view suggests that the pair correcting the short-term cycle from 0.7455 high in Minor wave 2 bounce in 3, 7 or 11 swings (full story)

Corn (ZC) is rallying strongly in today's Asia morning, reclaiming downchannel resistance (on the daily chart) and approaching the same chart's triangle resistance. Significantly, ZC is firming above downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart) after last week's healthy... (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)

With this August setting up similar to last year and the need for wheat pasture for a number of producers this fall, we will likely see drills start rolling in […] (full story)

What to expect from cattle and hogs in the back half of the week. (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)

Actionable technical levels for the Dollar, Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian (full story)

Six states accounted for 72% of U.S. fuel ethanol production in 2016, according to the most recent estimates from EIA’s State Energy Data System. Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and […] (full story)

Examine and work with corn and soybean plants from early vegetative to maturity growth stages at Nebraska Extension’s Aug. 22 Midwest Soybean Production Clinic and Aug. 23 Midwest Corn Production Clinic. Agribusiness professionals and […] (full story)

A discussion of how to apply forensic analysis using an actual field case of dicamba-injured soybean plants observed in a plot at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) […] (full story)

Going nowhere! (full story)

Do soybean plants continue to produce a new node every 3.7 days after being affected by off-target dicamba? (full story)

While certain states’ crops flourish, drought, greensnap and disease in other states indicate only combines will tell the true yield story of 2018. (full story)

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), in partnership with Minority Landowner Magazine, will host a Farmer and Landowner Workshop in the Waco area September 5 and 6 to discuss conservation technical […] (full story)

Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […] (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the nutritional products retailer Vitamin Shoppe (VSI). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then ag... (full story)

When scouting, it’s a good idea to track productivity in your fields. Here are steps to determine production potential by individual field. (full story)

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