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The USDA announced its first initial vaccine purchase for the FMD vaccine bank on Wednesday.  The National Pork Producers Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association welcomed the announcement.  NPPC called announcement... (full story)


The President of the American Farm Bureau Federation has tested positive for COVID-19.  Farm Bureau’s Terri Moore tells Brownfield Zippy Duvall tested positive Wednesday morning after experiencing a fever and coughing. Moore says Duvall is... (full story)


The EPA has yet to announce how it will handle more than 50 so-called “gap year” small refinery exemption requests. American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings says it should be clear based on the 10th Circuit Court ruling earlier this year... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were lower pressured by the lower wholesale values during the session.  Feeder cattle were also lower on the same factors with additional pressure from the day’s higher move in corn. ... (full story)


A new analysis of nearly 20 studies and almost 2,000 samples of soybean meal underscores the nutritional quality of U.S. bean meal compared with Argentina, Brazil and India. Paul Burke (burk), marketing director of the U.S. Soybean Export Council,... (full story)


A market analyst says basis levels have had a mixed response to last week’s bullish USDA acreage report. Naomi Blohm is with Total Farm Marketing. “Depending on where you live, I’ve had some producers tell me that it has already... (full story)


Missouri Farmers Care continues to team up with the Missouri Pork Association to increase the amount of pork in food pantries across the state through the Drive to Feed Kids Program. Scott Baker, the state director of Feeding Missouri says... (full story)


MS_GR111 Minneapolis, MN Wed Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more user-friendly and accessible PDF format. In the next few weeks, this... (full story)


GL_GR111 Greeley, CO Wed Jul 08, 2020 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News CO/NE/WY Elevator Afternoon Grain Bids Cash grain bids to farmers delivered to country elevators for Corn, Wheat and Soybeans per bushel; and Sorghum, Millet, and Sunflowers per cwt. as of 3:30 p.m. Jul 08,... (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Tue, Jul 07, 2020 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.1350-3.5050 DN 1-UP 2 ... (full story)


Producer sentiment improved again in June, but the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer is still well below where it was before the coronavirus pandemic. The latest barometer rose 14 points to 117, 51 points below the February reading.... (full story)


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Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed mixed Wednesday with markets trading in a narrow range, cash markets also saw limited activity. July Class III milk 23 cents higher at $23.67.  August up three cents at $21.53. ... (full story)


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The U.S. and Kenya have officially launched trade agreement negotiations.  Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Kenya’s Secretary Betty Maina issued a joint statement saying the first round of talks will happen virtually during the next... (full story)


What alternative herbicides can be used in place of dicamba in Xtend soybean? Read below for some options. (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 28 - Released on July 08, 2020 The western cheese market is fighting to maintain its strength. While sales are lively, increasing price trends have started to put a little break on some of the demands. Nevertheless,... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 28 - Released on July 08, 2020 In the West, butter churning has been low even though cream supplies are more available this week compared to the previous week. Some butter processors prefer to sell cream at lower ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 28 - Released on July 08, 2020 Butter makers, as recently as last week, were mixed on what post-holiday cream availability would look like. They got their answer this week, as they say availability dried up and once ... (full story)


The President of the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association has been appointed to serve on the state’s ag board.  Governor Tony Evers appointed Doug Rebout to the Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection board Wednesday. Rebout tells... (full story)


A long-range weather forecasting company says there’s very little chance for a wet harvest this year in the Midwest. “It’s almost a statistical zero, about 95 percent of a hot, dry fall.” CEO and co-founder of Weather Trends International Bill... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 08-JUL-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 08-JUL-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 07-JUL-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 08-JUL-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $169.15 $159.75 ... (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Wed Jul 08, 2020 USDA OK Dept Ag Market News The Woodward Livestock Auction is estimating 5,000 head of feeder cattle and calves for the sale on Thursday 07/09/2020. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Amber Sisco, Market... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUL 08 2020 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE JUL 07 2020 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JUL 07 2020 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 06 2020 *... (full story)


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ORLANDO-IMPORTS Shipping Point Prices as of 07-JUL-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


NW_LS901,Wed Jul 08 2020,USDA Market News,,, BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN - LDS - PRICE RANGE - WTD AVG ---------,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean export,,,,, Beef Feet nails off skin on,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70%... (full story)


NW_LS902,Wed Jul 08 2020,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),28.0,18.00,19.75,18.42, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 6.81 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Tuesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Wed, Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated) as of 3:00 PM. TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD Lds Price Range Wtd Avg INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL ... (full story)


Jul. corn closed at $3.48 and 1/4, up 3 and 1/4 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $8.94 and 3/4, down 1/2 cent Jul. soybean meal closed at $291.60, down $1.70 Jul. soybean oil closed at 28.46, down 30 points Jul. wheat closed at $5.17 and 1/2, up 25 and... (full story)


Several extension field agronomists have reported that injury is more widespread in 2020 than in the previous three years following registration of over-the-top applications of dicamba.  In response to these […] (full story)


A state climatologist says high evapotranspiration rates along with limited precipitation will continue to stress crops for much of July. “Much of the Midwest and certainly much of the Great Lakes region is showing stress because of the warm,... (full story)


MS_GR114 Minneapolis, MN Wed Jul 08, 2020 USDA Market News NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more user-friendly and accessible PDF format. In the next few weeks, this... (full story)


RA_GR110 Raleigh, NC Wednesday, July 8, 2020 NC Dept of Ag Market News ***Information regarding sales, stocks, prices, etc., obtained from individuals or firms, voluntarily, is of a confidential nature and cannot be revealed. Contract prices will vary throughout the day during... (full story)


TO_GR110 Moses Lake, WA Wed Jul 8, 2020 USDA Market News Eastern Wyoming/Western Nebraska Elevator Cash Grain Bids NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more... (full story)


A brief overview of the soy and corn markets. (full story)


OK_GR110 Oklahoma City, OK Wed Jul 08, 2020 OK Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Oklahoma grain elevator cash bids as of 2:00 pm Wednesday. U.S. No 1 HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (BU): Mixed but Mostly .15 to.16 higher. 4.13-4.42. Buffalo, Davis 4.13; Alva 4.19; Cherokee 4.21; Manchester 4.22; El... (full story)