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If you have any doubt what a skinned-knuckle farmer Darcy Maulsby is, flash back to her teen years. “I was feeding corn to hogs from a 5-gallon bucket, and rain had turned the hog lot to mud,” says the Lake City, Iowa, farmer. “It was the kind of... (full story)


Leading climatologist, agronomist, and former farmer Cynthia Rosenzweig has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwide. She was recognized for... (full story)


Russia has decided to increase its own grain stocks by plundering. They plan to withdraw grain from the occupied territories of Ukraine. Deputies of the city of Krasnoyarsk in Siberia voted almost unanimously to take grain from the Kherson region... (full story)


Because the Ukrainian ports are being blocked by Russia, only a half million tons of grain can be exported by the country per month, according to Taras Vysotsky, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy. This constitutes only 10% of the prewar... (full story)


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Tom Farber has put community first since arriving in Britton, South Dakota, in 1982. He’s a renaissance man of sorts, splitting his time between: Working as an agent for Farmers Union Insurance in Britton and as a loan officer at First Savings... (full story)


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SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Nov 29, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs firm; slaughter ewes weak. At San Angelo, TX compared to two weeks ago slaughter lambs steady; slaughter... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


TORONTO, ONT Terminal Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 557-0410 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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Assurant Inc., (AIZ) together with its subsidiaries, provides lifestyle & housing solutions that support, protect & connect consumer purchases in North America, Latin America, Europe & Asia Pacific. The company operates through two segments: Global lifestyle & Global housing. It is based in New York, Comes under Financial services sector & trades under “AIZ” ticker at NYSE. (full story)
AIZ: 126.39 (+1.17)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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Jim Roemer shares his "Spider" analysis for the coffee market, yielding a sentiment score comprised of a select set of fundamentals, technicals and psychology (full story)
JO: 48.11 (+1.63)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 29-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


Jim Roemer's video delves into the North Atlantic Oscillation, plus how (and when) it leads to an early colder-than-normal winter. (full story)
NGF23: 7.128 (-0.107), TGFF23: -0.025s (unch), UNG: 22.14 (-0.22), KOLD: 12.98 (+0.28), ZWH23: 787-0 (+5-4), ZCH23: 668-4 (-1-0), WEAT: 7.92 (+0.02), CORN: 26.64 (+0.01)


AUSTIN Shipping Point Prices for November 29, 2022. Provided by: USDA Specialty Crops Market News Division Federal-State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (404) 361-1376 Fax: (404) 363-2523 Recorder: (404) 366-0360 US_FV140 TEXAS PECAN REPORT (via: Forest... (full story)


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THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of November 29, 2022. Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable AMS Specialty Crops Division Federal-State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (404) 361-1376 Fax: (404) 363-2523 (via: Forest Park-Atlanta, GA ) Recorder: (404) 366-0360... (full story)


The Elliott Wave Theory's main pattern is that the market advances in five waves and corrects in three waves. The five waves advance is easy to identify. Most of the time the rally is well-defined and the subdivision is visible. Also, the powerful wave three creates separation making the sequence clear and easy to label. (full story)
CVX: 181.03 (+2.67)


Futures traders in the cattle markets were on vacation today.  The exceptionally low volume and narrow price range suggests few know what to do.  I think it very possible that cattle feeders will be squeezed from both sides going forward.  (full story)


In tonight's Evening Edition, read about disaster payments for organic producers, 2023 fertilizer market activity, and potential for a deal with Mexico on GMO yellow corn. Disaster Payments for Organic Production Organic trade groups and... (full story)


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Week-to-date prices show lean hog futures down from $4.35 to $2.70 across the front months after follow through selling left Tuesday near the day’s low and another 25 to 75 cents in the red. December hog futures were the outlier with a 47 cent gain at the bell. The USDA... (full story)
HEZ22: 81.075s (+0.475), HEJ23: 89.750s (-0.750), KMZ22: 89.950s (-0.150)


Front month cotton futures reversed higher on Tuesday, up by 117 to 166 points. That has the March contract at a net 43 point gain for the week. USDA’s Attache sees Mexico’s cotton crop reaching 1.46m bales, compared to the official 1.4m bale estimate. Domestic use was also raised, reducing... (full story)


After two rounds of futures trading the Dec cattle contract is at a net 40 cent loss for the week, with Feb 32 cents in the red. Tuesday settled with the board back up by 10 to 27 cents, but off the intra-day highs. Central Stockyard’s FCE had 1,691 head... (full story)
LEZ22: 152.675s (+0.100), LEG23: 154.800s (+0.125), LEJ23: 158.575s (+0.125), GFF23: 178.000s (+1.125), GFH23: 181.175s (+0.575)


Chicago wheat futures firmed up after Monday’s drop for a light turnaround Tuesday. At the close, they had given most of the double digit gains back and settled mostly higher within a penny of UNCH. KC wheat continued lower, dropping another 3 to 8 3/4 cents across the front months.... (full story)
ZWZ22: 761-6 (+4-0), ZWH23: 787-0 (+5-4), ZWPAES.CM: 6.9658 (+0.0588), KEZ22: 903-0 (+2-0), KEPAWS.CM: 8.5777 (-0.0405), MWZ22: 940-4 (+0-2)


The soy complex traded mixed to tighten crush margins on Tuesday. Meal futures ended with 0.7% to 1.23% losses, while soy oil bounced back from midday lows to close mixed. Soybeans traded mostly higher, in a -8 1/4 to +11 1/4 cent intraday range (Jan). At the close prices were... (full story)
ZSF23: 1462-2 (+2-6), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.3688 (+0.0230), ZSH23: 1468-4 (+2-4), ZSK23: 1475-6 (+1-6)


New crop corn futures ended the session fractionally higher to nearby losses of 1 3/4 cents. Dec 2022 was down by 3 cents as deliveries approach with FND tomorrow. The Dec-Dec spread tightened to a 54 1/4 cent inverse. USDA’s Ag Attache sees the 22/23 Brazilian corn crop at 126... (full story)
ZCZ22: 665-0 (-0-6), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.7211 (-0.0244), ZCH23: 668-4 (-1-0), ZCK23: 667-0 (-1-0)


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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 continued their trend to nowhere with more sideways trade. Dec lost 3 cents sagging into the close to finish... (full story)


The United States Department of Agriculture released its final Crop Progress report of the growing season Tuesday afternoon. These reports run weekly through the end of November and look at the progress and condition of various crops on a national... (full story)


Britt Farms of Clifton Hill, Missouri has been named the 2022 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award winner. Britt Farms owner Ryan Britt and his family operate a 5,000-acre crop and livestock farm where they prioritize conservation efforts. They... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed higher and feeders were mixed ahead of the week’s direct cash business.  December live cattle closed $.10 higher at $152.67 and February live cattle closed $.12 higher at $154.80. ... (full story)


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied a request from several ag groups to exempt truckers from certain hours-of-service rules.  The ruling, published Tuesday in the Federal Register, said the exemption would not create safe... (full story)


Western Tennessee received some much needed rain while the rest of the state remains dry.  The precipitation in the west helped the emerging winter wheat crop.  Dry conditions continue to impact pastures and winter wheat in the eastern... (full story)


Harvest is near completion for all crops in Arkansas.  Soybeans are 99% harvested and peanuts are 98% harvested.  Winter wheat is 97% planted and 86% emerged with 64% in good to excellent condition.  Livestock are rated 34% good to... (full story)


The season ended with mild conditions in Minnesota. In its final crop report of 2022, the USDA says there were four days suitable for fieldwork with little precipitation and warmer than normal temperatures. Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 53... (full story)


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