As I pointed out yesterday, the grain markets have been the undisputed leaders with this late January rally we have been witnessing but gauging from the closing performance yesterday and the action thus far today, they now could be showing us signs... (full story)

Glass half full call on S&P 500 yesterday was vindicated – this yet another reversal has the power to go on, and credit markets appear sniffing out the upcoming reprieve. While rates have justifiably risen, they have done so quite fast in Jan – time to calm down and reprice the excessively hawkish Fed fears. (full story)

We kickoff the day with MBA Mortgage market Index (21/Jan), MBA  Refinance Index (21/Jan), MBA Purchase Index (21/Jan), and MBA Mortgage Applications (21/Jan) at 6:00 A.M., Goods Trade Balance Adv (Dec), Retail Inventories Ex Autos MoM Adv (Dec) and Wholesale Inventories Adv (Dec) at 7:30 A.M.,  New Home Sales *Dec),... (full story)

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The FOMC at its 2-day meeting that concludes today is expected to indicate that a rate hike is likely at its next meeting on March 15-16 to address inflation and start bringing interest rates closer to neutral. However, the FOMC at today’s meeting is expected to leave interest rates unchanged.... (full story)

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Simpson will be on the ground at The Convergence Center at Purdue University  on February 2 for 2022 Agricultural Summit by First Farmers Bank and Trust. ...         (full story)

Brownfield’s Amie Simpson is on the ground at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis today as farmers talk with lawmakers about pro-farm policies in this session of the General Assembly. ...         (full story)

Each year, the US corn crop determines the path of least resistance of the coarse grain’s price. The weather conditions are the most influential factor, but in 2022, corn is starting the year with a bullish skip in its step as rising inflation is pushing up input and energy costs. Corn provides nutrition and powers our lives as it is the primary input in US ethanol production. (full story)

MS_GR852 Minneapolis, MN Wed Jan 26, 2022 USDA Market News ***NOTICE: Starting in the future all feedstuff market information found on this report will be condensed into three national feedstuff reports released on a weekly basis. The reports will be titled "National Animal... (full story)

MS_GR850 Minneapolis, MN Wednesday, January 26, 2022 USDA Market News National Feedstuffs Market Review **All prices quoted per ton unless otherwise noted** NOTICE: Starting soon all feedstuff market information found on this report will be condensed into three national... (full story)

RA_PY002 Raleigh, NC Wednesday, January 26, 2022 USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable, with some fairly heavy. The estimated slaughter for... (full story)

California cannot enforce Proposition 12 against food retailers until it issues overdue regulations to assure they sell pork only from farms that comply with the animal-welfare law, said a Superior Court judge on Tuesday. The meat industry cheered... (full story)

NW_PY041 Des Moines, IA Wed. Jan 26, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Central Region Breaking Stock ... (full story)

AL_LS600 Las Cruces, NM Wed Jan 26, 2022 USDA Market News Texas to Mexico Daily Livestock Exports ... (full story)

The short term trend will remain negative as long as any rally fails to close above 38.2% at 14,900 (full story)

COLUMBIA, SC Wednesday, January 26, 2022 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m.... (full story)


Beef and pork prices are going up again this year but the increases will not be as severe as last year, said the USDA on Tuesday. The monthly Food Price Outlook reported that beef and pork prices would rise by 3.5% for the year, and that “Upward... (full story)

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Energy trading positions, directives, and guidelines are posted here for CLH, HOG, RBG, and NGG. Please click the above link to open our contributed technical analysis guidance report. (full story)

AJ_PY005 Atlanta, GA Wed. Jan 26, 2022 USDA Market News MISCELLANEOUS POULTRY: Weekly Hackettstown, NJ Poultry Auction (Wed) HACKETTSTOWN POULTRY SALES FOR 01/25/22 AI PAPERS REQUIRED TO SELL ALL OUT OF STATE POULTRY LOW HIGH AVG ... (full story)

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A grain market expert says there are global factors at play that could set an all time high for the corn market this summer. Matt Bennet with AgMarket.net tells Brownfield there are tight carryouts for both corn and soybeans. “There are other... (full story)

RA_FV001 Raleigh, NC-Summary of Farmers' Market Prices in North Carolina Provided by: Fruit & Vegetable Market News Office Federal-State Market News Office - Raleigh, NC Phone: 919-707-3156 Internet Address: http://www.ncagprices.org STATE FARMERS MARKET - RALEIGH,... (full story)

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AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Wed. Jan 26, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)

Could 2022 offer the same profitable opportunities as 2021? The outlook for corn and soybeans is optimistic thanks to strong demand and potential production shortfalls in South America. Yet headwinds are present. We asked eight analysts to provide... (full story)

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Soybeans are trading steady to 2 cents lower so far in the midweek session. The soy futures complex turned around on Tuesday with beans and bean oil gaining while meal faded. Soymeal futures ended the day with $1.30 to $1.90 losses. Beans dropped from their midday highs, but were still... (full story)

Front month lean hog futures continued their rally with another $0.62 to $2.22 gains for the front months. The summer contracts are all now above $100 and set new highs, while Feb is still under the June LOC high of $90.52. USDA’s National Average Base hog price was $6.44 stronger... (full story)

After rallying to start the week, wheat futures are sharply lower this morning, down 15 to 17 cents per bushel from overnight action. A threatened BNSF rail strike has been delayed at least a week by a court order. The wheat market lost momentum Tuesday afternoon, fading midday highs by... (full story)

Cotton prices start Wednesday trading 10 to 78 points higher. Turnaround Tuesday left the board 13 to 65 points higher. For March that moved price back above the $1.20 mark, while new crop Dec stayed a penny and 8 points under $1 at the day’s high. The US stock market... (full story)

The Feb and April cattle futures ended with 77 cent and 2 cent gains respectively on Tuesday while later delivery months weakened by 15 to 30 cents. No trend has been established for cash trade this week, with limited activity in the WCB at $136. Feeder cattle futures were also... (full story)

Corn futures are steady to 4 cents lower this morning. After having rallied more than 1% through midday, the front month corn futures complex faded into the close. For March it was enough to end Tuesday a penny in the red at $6.20/bu – still up 34 3/4 cents from... (full story)



AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle January 26, 2022 Daily Import Total Sales January 25, 2022 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 2800 Not enough head sold on the current market to... (full story)

We do a complimentary post of our very widely read pre-market summary for the broad market futures (full story)

High fertilizer prices and dry weather have many Texas wheat farmers facing critical decisions regarding the viability and profitability of their crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […] (full story)

Utilizing a fungicide can help farmers control corn diseases like tar spot which is becoming even more problematic. In this Managing for Profit, Cory Rimbey with Bayer talks about how incorporating Delaro Complete into plans for the 2022 growing... (full story)

DOGEUSD is coming even lower as expected, we have just slightly changed the count. We are tracking now ending diagonal within wave »c«, where final wave (v) of »c« can be still in progress (full story)

Trade Sentiment Remains Mixed (full story)

NW_LS720 Des Moines, IA Wednesday, January 26, 2022 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Weekly Estimated Average Weight of Barrows & Gilts for W/E 1/22/2022 Iowa-Southern Minnesota-South Dakota Direct Hog Reporting Area Week Ending Head Count ... (full story)

CORN Nearby corn futures were down 2 to 3 cents overnight after slumping into yesterday's close following a new high for the move to 6.31. March corn is at 6.17-3/4 this morning. Yesterday's pullback into the close ended a streak of six days of gains. Some rains have fallen in... (full story)

Yesterday the markets once again dived into negative territory. What will happen today? (full story)