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Soybean (ZS) is rallying to start the week in today's Asia morning, and is testing triangle resistance (on the 4hr chart). Significantly, ZS recovered last week downchannel resistance (on the daily chart), and is firming above downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart) after the prior... (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)

Soybeans submitted through the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic have been confirmed to have the causal agent of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS), Fusarium virguliforme (syn. Fusarium solani f. sp. glycines). […] (full story)

Here are Arkansas rice reports from our August 17 issue of AgFax Rice. To read the full issue — including reports from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas — click here. To […] (full story)

Here are Mississippi reports from our August 17 issue of AgFax Rice. To view the full report, click here. To subscribe, click here. Wayne Dulaney, Agronomist, Local Seed Co., Clarksdale, […] (full story)

Harvest has started across a wider part of the Midsouth, although rains in parts of the Delta put things on hold. (full story)

My calendar must be broken because this doesn’t seem like August. We should be cutting quite a bit of rice and instead we’re getting rain. In some locations across the […] (full story)

Looking at this weeks Commitments of Traders Report, changes in speculator positioning across major currencies and commodities are relatively limited. Speculators continue buying the US dollar, with positioning in both the US dollar index contract and our implied measure of US dollar positioning... (full story)

The U.S Dollar, what you need to know for the week ahead. (full story)

The pair looks to correct further higher in the new week as it faces further recovery threats. (full story)

Whats in store for the Ag markets this week? (full story)

Do not counter trend trade (full story)

Increase the odds of being sucessful in your trading! (full story)

It was a painful week for cotton bulls, with the ICE Dec contact giving up 384 points Versus last week’s settlement, finishing at 81.39. The Dec – Mar spread strengthened […] (full story)

Getting close to a bottom (full story)

Here is your Currency Pairs trade recommendation for the weekend (full story)

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Tariffs – Expect Price Drop | Bt Trait Resistance | and more. (full story)

What will be the alternative to the USD? (full story)

The Thrill is Gone, so sang BB King. From an exciting 6 months with promises of greatness, the cotton market is now hanging on with all the force it can […] (full story)

Thanks to the ultimate answerer of all questions (Google) we know that “a theory is a tested, well-substantiated, unifying explanation for a set of verified, proven factors. A theory is always backed by evidence; a hypothesis is only a suggested... (full story)

We are in the middle of our stink bug month, and plenty of stink bugs are in the system. If you have cotton that has been blooming for several weeks, […] (full story)

Wheat's rally and the future ramifications (full story)

Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about soybean looper management. (full story)

Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center sit down to visit with Dr. Steve […] (full story)

USDA’s $12 billion program of assistance to U.S. farms to address economic loss from President Trump’s use of tariffs to impact trade policy consists of: approximately $7-$8 billion in cash […] (full story)

Mississippi growers will produce about 20 percent more rice this year, mostly thanks to additional acres planted over 2017’s total. Larry Falconer, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension […] (full story)

Cash Market Thai rice prices are holding steady at $402 MT for White 5%. Vietnam is $2 below that and India is at $397 MT. The international markets are firm, […] (full story)

Unforeseen events and comments affecting prices. (full story)

We are working to understand the distribution of the fungal pathogen that causes soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) and root rot of edible bean and alfalfa in Minnesota. Your help […] (full story)

Clearly, the yield potential of a wheat variety is a top priority, but resistance to diseases and insect pests is also an important factor to consider when selecting a wheat […] (full story)

A living mulch is a cover crop under-seeded into annual crop production. Kura clover is a vegetatively-spreading, nitrogen (N)-fixing, winter-hardy perennial legume native to eastern Europe. Kura clover’s spreading habit […] (full story)

Dairy farmers across the country are joining the Put The Herd First campaign to help donate milk to the needy. (full story)

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.1 cents per pound for the week ending August 11, up 0.6 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)

Fundamentals look good (full story)

Still bearish (full story)

Theres a potential short trade developing in the Japanese Yen. (full story)

Average quotations were 492 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)

A pioneer of agricultural technology is putting away her lab goggles for the last time. Mary-Dell Chilton is retiring from Syngenta, where she founded its biotech lab and researched plant genetics and biotechnology. (full story)

When queried about rumors that Russia would be curbing wheat exports this year due to the short-fall in production, the official word from ag ministry is nyet. That said, it is interesting that they met with grain exporters this week to discuss the outlook, and according to these folks, once the... (full story)

Elliott wave analysis on Ripple. (full story)

Brazil-based Marfrig, the world's second largest beef processor, sells Keystone, the largest supplier of McDonald's chicken nuggets. (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the sporting goods stock Clarus(OTC:CLAR). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list forst by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipc... (full story)

Bulls have firm overall near-term technical advantage and no early clues that price uptrend is ending. (full story)

U.S. stock index futures are lower due to disappointing earnings from several technology companies. (full story)

A series of cotton defoliation training sessions will be held in Mississippi over the next couple of weeks.  Given that a portion of this crop will defoliated somewhat earlier than […] (full story)

Over the past few weeks, reports of thumbnail-sized boll abortion have emerged in some areas of West Tennessee.  While square and small boll abortion is very common every year, recent […] (full story)

Harvest has started across a wider part of the Midsouth, although rains in the upper Delta put things on hold. (full story)

The growing season is winding down and growers are faced with the decision on when they can stop spraying for insect pests without experiencing yield loss. Extensive research has been […] (full story)

Today in gold news, we look at a new ETF with a surprising gold-related guarantee. Learn what this new fund can offer gold traders like you. (full story)

Based on the USDA-FSA there are 26,000 acres of peanut in Arkansas, a 10% reduction from 2017 in which there were 29,000 acres planted in the state.  Some of the […] (full story)

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