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Highwater Causes Multiple Lock Closures on Upper Mississippi River Heavy rains and the start of seasonal run-off from the melting of snow and ice have raised river levels throughout the […] (full story)

Tar spot of corn is a new disease to the United States. Caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, the disease has the potential to cause significant yield loss. Tar spot […] (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)

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)

A new disease affecting corn might have blown in on the recent “bomb cyclone,” and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said producers should be aware of what might […] (full story)

Very little has changed in the rice world since last week’s report, although the stage seems to be getting set for some upside moves in most of the key market […] (full story)

Read today's promising find and trading idea for the stock market.The Chart of the Day belongs to Salesforce.com (CRM). I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page and then I clicked on pull-down to select s... (full story)

A Kansas Forest Service official is urging caution for homeowners and landowners as the state nears a point in the year that is typically high-risk for wildfires. Jason Hartman, the […] (full story)

To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […] (full story)

The floods of 2011 and 1952 were bad, but even the old-timers cannot remember when so much water flooded the Missouri River basin in southwestern Iowa. Signficant flooding is also […] (full story)

The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant held a workshop on March 19 for the shrimping industry to prepare for the 2019 season. AgCenter and Sea Grant agent Thomas Hymel […] (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced that the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, March 22, 2019, through midnight, Eastern Time, […] (full story)

The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro. Registration is at 8:30 […] (full story)

It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for […] (full story)

In our new podcast we go over the recent FOMC decision to put a hold on interest rate hikes and unwinding the Fed's balance sheet.  We go over how ASF in China has lead to the Chinese buying pork from the US.  We also go over the flooding in the the western Midwest and northern Plains... (full story)

Actionable ideas, fundamentals and technicals for the Dollar, Euro, Yen, Aussie, Canadian and more. (full story)

Speculative Short Covering Ready to Accelerate (full story)

Elliott Wave: Fed Follows Market Yet Again & Support and Resistance Levels 3.22.2019 (full story)

A bill that would tie farmland property taxes to the value of commodity prices is headed to the full Nebraska Legislature for debate. (full story)

As water rushes through farm country, grain bin structures are being compromised and the grain within the bin needs to be destroyed. (full story)

The outlook on an upcoming seasonal rally for April gold. This will also help the grain complex as well. (full story)

A list of resources for farmers and ranchers impacted by flooding. (full story)

Highly Accurate Multi Time Frame Technical Analysis (full story)

Some Hawaii taxpayers lost money following a private investment firm’s failed plan to establish a dairy on Kauai. (full story)

Is large LONG going to sell hogs and walk away? (full story)

Time to reduce some exposure? (full story)

Actionable levels and ideas in ES, Crude, Gold and more. (full story)

Support comes in at the 1.3300 level where a break will aim at the 1.3250 level. (full story)

Hi traders, USDCAD is now within wave c at potential resistance area here at 1.3350-1.3390 region. (full story)

USDA and Weather (full story)

Days of sunshine with tractors stirring up dust are enough to knock the rust right off your soul. You can sense it when talking to growers, there is a lift […] (full story)

Grain and soy market tried to extend the winning streak into another week overnight but appear to have run into a little headwind at this time. That should not be unexpected as we really do not have a tremendous amount of supportive news circulating this morning. In the case of corn.... (full story)

DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals – Mar 21 For the week ended Mar 14, in thousand metric tons, except cotton in [...] (full story)

Dairy brand Turkey Hill is being sold by the largest supermarket chain in the U.S. to an equity firm in Texas. (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little lower in consolidation trading. Everyone is waiting for the resolution of the US-China trade dispute, and the [...] (full story)

The Federal Reserve‘s announcement yesterday left most pundits scratching their heads.  While the Fed left interest rates unchanged (as we expected), the discussion was apparently more gloomy than anticipated. “Equity markets are wondering what the Fed is seeing they are... (full story)

Bears have overal chart advantage amid price downtrend. Short covering recently gives bulls a bit of momentum but they must negate downtrend line to the suggest market bottom in place. (full story)

Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bailey County is hosting the Llano Estacado Crops Conference on April 2 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. […] (full story)

In what appears to be a buy the rumor and sell the fact situation, stock index futures advanced ahead of yesterdays Federal Open Market Committee meeting and came under profit taking pressure after the as expected Feds dovish policy statement was out of the way. (full story)

As the Central and Southern Plains of the United States continue to experience extreme weather and flooding, the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds animal food producers about information resources available. (full story)

USDCAD roars back from post Fed lows, now threatening to break above 1.3330s. EURUSD slips after testing 1.1420-30s resistance. GBPUSD falls further today as traders angst about what the EU will allow in terms of a Brexit extension. AUDUSD extends post Fed gains... (full story)

Theres no cash steer trade to report. We suspect packers are going to have to chase and the chase starts this week. (full story)

What to look for in the grain trade (full story)

We kickoff the day with Export Sales and Jobless Claims at 7:30 A.M. followed by EIA Gas Storage at 9:30 A.M. On the Corn front [...] (full story)

FOMC Highlights and Actionable Trade Levels (full story)

Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet. The Clemson Peach Team and Cooperative Extension […] (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Well, yesterday on FOMC day everything went as planned...at least somewhat. The Fed pretty much did what they had been suggesting that they were going to do, and the markets reacted in kind as the equity indices rallied. However, the rally... (full story)

Spring field operations will soon begin, and nitrogen applications on corn will commence.  More nitrogen will be applied this spring than is typical because wet weather limited fall applications. University-recommended […] (full story)