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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Oct 20, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 1.00-3.00 lower, over 150 lbs 6.00-7.00 lower; slaughter ewes not well tested, higher undertone... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with strong gains of 8 to 9 and near the day’s high. Strength in wheat and soybean, a... (full story)


Inflation is heating up as more of the Fed's presidents are talking of tapering sooner, rather than later.  Cattle prices may or may not inflate, but if they do, it may not be until late in the spring.  (full story)


There is a lot going on in the markets these days, highlighted by a return of investment buying Wednesday to the grain and oilseed complex. it seems just a matter of time until retail investors get more involved in cash markets. (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


The secretaries of agriculture for the U.S. and Mexico are clarifying what Mexico’s impending ban on GMO corn means for American farmers.  Mexico announced plans earlier this year to ban the cultivation of genetically modified corn for human... (full story)


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U.S. soy farmers are highlighting work to improve global food security as part of World Food Day at this week’s World Food Prize. Gena Perry is with the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), a program of the American Soybean... (full story)


A Western Cornbelt grower has been harvesting around rain delays this fall. Brownfield’s Will Robinson has more. East-central Missouri farmer Neil Davis tells Brownfield it’s been an unusually warm and wet harvest so far. “Last week was idle for... (full story)


An ag economist says the recent growth in cow numbers in certain regions is reflective of where there is room for processing.  Ben Laine with Rabo AgriFinance says pandemic challenges have led some producers to grow not based on farm... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher watching direct business develop, and getting ready for Friday’s on feed numbers.  October live cattle closed $.95 higher at $125.95 and December live cattle closed $.50 higher at... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures and precipitation across most of the country. Cooler-than-normal conditions will be confined to the Far West, including the Pacific Coast States... (full story)


Nominations for the Michigan Master Farmer Awards are open until November 1st. Jody Pollok Newsom, head of the Michigan Wheat Program, tells Brownfield she’s proud to help support one of the state’s top honors. “I think it’s a unique opportunity... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Oct 20, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $222.10 $203.32 ... (full story)


A bipartisan bill to establish a cattle contract library has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.  Ethan Lane, vice-president of government relations with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the bill would equip... (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 42 - Released on October 20, 2021 Demand for cheese, in both retail and food service sectors, is steady to higher across the West. Holiday cheese demand is picking up, and export interests are steady. Production is ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 42 - Released on October 20, 2021 Week to week butter operations are similar. Employee numbers are growing, but plant runners relay training new employees is a slow process. Hauling/logistical issues remain at the ... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 42 - Released on October 20, 2021 Following a fire at an Idaho butter plant last week, cream has been dispersed among other plants in the Pacific Northwest and northern mountain states region. Throughout the rest of ... (full story)


Hogs weak, cattle and feeders higher (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 20-OCT-2021 WA_FV103 ... (full story)


Milk production for September again posted incremental growth even with farmers reducing cow numbers and per cow production. USDA says production in the U.S. for the month totaled 18 billion pounds, with production per cow down one pound from last... (full story)


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Access to healthcare in rural America continues to be a challenge and new funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is expected to increase providers in underserved areas. Secretary Xavier Becerra says the $100 million in... (full story)


NW_LS902,Wed Oct 20 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,54.00,54.00,A Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,47.00,47.00,A Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer... (full story)


NW_LS901,Wed Oct 20 2021,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_LS442 Des Moines, IA Wed, Oct 20, 2021 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)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Wed, Oct 20, 2021 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, Oct 20, 2021 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 16.32 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Tuesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


Dec. corn closed at $5.39 and 1/4, up 9 cents Nov. soybeans closed at $12.45 and 1/4, up 17 and 1/2 cents Dec. soybean meal closed at $328.40, up $5.80 Dec. soybean oil closed at 64.70, up 231 points Dec. wheat closed at $7.49 and 1/4, up 13 and 1/4... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. There’s talk of China buying U.S. beans and world vegetable oils are showing more strength this week. Several global vegetable oils notched new highs ahead of the U.S. open, including palm oil,... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON OCT 20 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE OCT 19 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO OCT 20 2021 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR OCT 19 2021 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON OCT 20 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE OCT 19 2021 *... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN OCT 20 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE OCT 19 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN OCT 20 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE OCT 19 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 19-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 20-OCT-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


CO_LS146 Columbia, SC Wed October 20, 2021 USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News SC Farm Report on Wednesday Cattle at SC auctions on Tuesday: No comparisons made due to limited... (full story)


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