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The AUDUSD is edging higher in today's Asia morning after Friday's daily Hammer, continuing to make efforts to reverse higher within the 6 month downchannel (on the weekly chart). A decisive green weekly candle this week following last week's weekly Doji would likely... (full story)

Over the past 4+ months, many emerging markets have come under pressure but something new appears to be on the horizon. (full story)

AUDUSD is trading lower this year, and it took out an important trendline support and moved slightly below former wave 4) level as well. (full story)

The pair looks to extend its weakness after selling off on Wednesday. (full story)

Markets on hold (full story)

On our radar to kick off the week. (full story)

There are few notable changes in speculator positions according to the latest Commitments of Traders Report. The build-up in long US dollar positions has slowed this week, relative to the significant growth we saw in recent history. This being said, speculators continued to buy the US dollar this... (full story)

Financial experts continue to state that the markets are going to crash, even though their record since this bull market started back in 2009 has been dismal to the say the least. To complicate matters, some of these same experts suddenly jump ship and start to paint a bullish picture until the... (full story)

The upside price moves recently in the US Equities markets have been dramatic. While many people believe the US Equity markets are overvalued and setting up for a top, we believe just the opposite (full story)

How often a third hull split application might be made is an unknown. But after heavy NOW damage in places last year, at least some third sprays seem likely. (full story)

We're examining the possiblity of providing free guidance for Currency Pairs traders (full story)

Based on the most recent USDA data... (full story)

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Ranchers Pardoned | EPA Tightens Up | Farmland Prices – Reasons for Runup | and more. (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)

If herbicide drift is suspected on sensitive plants, certain procedures must be followed to properly investigate and document the situation. (full story)

1. Don’t expect too much. Tissue sampling is not an exact science, so take care to get the most information you can. Optimal nutrient concentration values are specific to a […] (full story)

Each year the National Sorghum Producers Yield Contest provides sorghum farmers with the opportunity to showcase their sorghum crop, competing with farmers across the Sorghum Belt. NSP would like to […] (full story)

This month, the Government of India announced a further increase to the Minimum Support Price (MSP) received by farmers for non-basmati rice. Over the past several years, the MSP has […] (full story)

Global wheat trade for 2018/19 is forecast at a record, driven by strong demand resulting from rising incomes and shifting diets largely in Asia and Africa. While Argentina, Australia, Canada, […] (full story)

Trade War news will likely be the main driver of price in the near future. (full story)

Ample supplies, combined with a continued lack of competition and continued strong foreign demand, have brightened export prospects in the second-half of 2017/18 (October-September). This month, exports are forecast at […] (full story)

We are really pressing up against almost no remaining stocks – not only in first hands, but in the entire South. Contrary to what this month’s USDA WASDE numbers reflected, we […] (full story)

China’s soybean imports have grown steadily for the last couple of decades driven by growing population, urbanization, and rising incomes. Improved living standards have spurred China’s meat consumption, creating strong […] (full story)

Vietnam is the world’s fastest-growing market for cotton. This strong demand has spurred opportunities for greater U.S. exports. U.S. market share in Vietnam has grown to more than half from […] (full story)

The prior week we discussed the second chances the market typically provides growers. This year was no different as this week’s trading action provided those that missed out on the […] (full story)

The bulls posted another win this week – this time in impressive fashion – with the Dec contract picking up 339 points to finish at 87.84.  The Dec – Mar […] (full story)

Scouting for soybean aphids in Minnesota soybean fields should be underway. While aphid populations are low in most fields, we have received reports of increasing soybean aphid numbers. In parts […] (full story)

Average quotations were 292 points higher 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)

University of California personnel will offer tips and cover the latest developments in cotton across in the San Joaquin Valley during a Tuesday, July 24, field day in Mendota. Open […] (full story)

This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean.  (full story)

Summary An active summer pattern continued over the central and northern Plains and into the upper Midwest, with several areas seeing well above normal precipitation associated with thunderstorms. Along the […] (full story)

This week’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), combined with tariffs to China, caused grain prices to take a nosedive. Some farmers are reaching the end of their rope as frustration turns to anger. (full story)

Our weekly column looks at falling sugar and soybean prices, while crude continues to rise. (full story)

Society’s understanding of both meat and cowboys is in rapid decline. This week provided two utterly forehead-slapping examples. (full story)

The annual Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at ASR Grain Company in Shelby, NC (1514 New House Road).  Registration and tradeshow will […] (full story)


In last week’s intro, I talked about the Friday rally being a ‘sell the rumor, buy the fact’, but left you with a warning about malnourished bulls. The exact quote was “The bulls have been starving and may or may not be able to walk in a straight... (full story)

We still have plenty of aphids, but there was a report this week of the aphid fungus in the middle of the state. So, if you haven’t treated for aphids […] (full story)

July 13, 2018 (full story)

U.S. corn exports to Colombia have set a new record every year since the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) entered into force into 2012, showing the effectiveness of strong trade […] (full story)

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.5 cents per pound for the week ending July 7, up 0.1 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)

On June 26, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed rule for establishing the volume obligations under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) (EPA Proposed Rule).  If finalized, the […] (full story)

Based on the USDA report it seems.... (full story)

Selling soon (full story)

Buy (full story)

The Impossible Burger, a plant-based burger, is being served on Air New Zealand and it has caused an outcry from politicians and beef producers.  (full story)

Dishing it out in spades to those with whom you disagree is probably not the best counter-strategy, PR-wise. (full story)

For the next three days, America will be celebrating National French fry, ice cream and macaroni and cheese day. (full story)

Heading is moving along on a wider basis in the Midsouth. Our contacts in the Delta continue to talk about how fast the crop has progressed. Harvest approaches in Texas, Louisiana. (full story)

The dark underbelly of the current dairy crisis is that some farmers will see no way out but to attempt to take their own lives. (full story)

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