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An expert on world politics says China will try to replace whatever it gets from the U.S. but for now, there are still market opportunities.  Jacob Shapiro is an analyst who predicts global trends including world agricultural markets.  Shapiro... (full story)


A farm management specialist says state policies have the potential to drive the adoption of autonomous farm machinery. Jordan Shockley with the University of Kentucky tells Brownfield federal policy for autonomous equipment in agriculture doesn’t... (full story)


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PURE HEDGE CATTLE In my opinion the cattle situation remains extremely tight. Cattle on Feed was down 4 percent, Placements were down 7 precent and Marketings were down 5 percent. Cattle and feeder futures posted significant losses in early Friday trading but staged sizeable comebacks later in the day. April... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Mar 17, 2023 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $259.58 $246.99 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


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Wisconsin’s honey producers had a much more productive 2022 than in 2021.  USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says honey producers with five or more colonies produced 2.92 million pounds of honey last year, far ahead of 2021’s 1.97 million pounds.... (full story)


Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were mixed ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report, which was out after Friday’s close. April live was down $.02 at $162.32 and June was $.47 lower at $156.40. April feeders were $.50 lower... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


WA_PY001 Washington, DC Fri. Mar 17, 2023 USDA Market News Weekly Combined Regional Shell Eggs ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: CHICAGO MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


A southwest Iowa farmer says adapting to higher input costs is becoming the norm. Dave McGargill says the cost of production continues to impact his operation. “Our expenses are terribly high,” he said. “That just keeps trending upward.” He tells... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: BOSTON MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: ATLANTA MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


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A black swan event is an unforeseen event that typically has extreme consequences. The financial industry was hit with a black swan, with the shuttering of two high-profile banks: Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.  This has implications for... (full story)
ZCK23: 630-2 (+0-2), ZSK23: 1463-4 (-3-4), ZWK23: 680-0 (-3-2)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAR-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


May corn closed at $6.34 and 1/4, up 1 and 1/2 cents May soybeans closed at $14.76 and 1/2, down 15 cents May soybean meal closed at $466.00, down $8.00 May soybean oil closed at 57.46, down 27 points May wheat closed at $7.10 and 1/2, up 11 and 1/2... (full story)


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A market analyst expects global dairy product supplies will go up, but he has concerns about consumer demand.  Dan Basse is with AgResource Company. He tells Brownfield, “It’s a question of demand more than it is supply. Supplies will... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri Mar 17, 2023 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, Mar 17, 2023 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally steady on comparable purchases. Negotiated Purchases:This Week:... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri Mar 17, 2023 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 3/17/2023 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling, capping off a bearish week. Soybeans saw another round of liquidation and spillover from crude oil, watching Brazil’s record harvest move forward. The Buenos Aires Grain Exchange slashed its outlook... (full story)


INWOOD Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAR-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


An ag economist says China’s recent purchases of U.S. corn is a good sign for the market. Greg McBride is Director of Brokerage with Allendale. “This is exactly what turned that market at the beginning of March was the idea that China was coming... (full story)


A farmer in south-central Minnesota is concerned wet conditions will delay spring fieldwork. Sam Ziegler of Good Thunder says the eighth-largest snowfall total on record occurred this winter. “I’m kind of dreading snow melt behind... (full story)


An Illinois ice cream plant that shut down last year has been purchased and will reopen. Farmer-owned Tillamook County Creamery Association bought the former Prairie Farms ice cream plant in Decatur.  Tillamook also bought some adjacent... (full story)


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The USDA says the number of cattle placed into U.S. feedlots in February fell sharply. The total of 1.734 million head was down 7% on the year, towards the low end of pre-report estimates, and the sixth months in a row with a decline. Drought... (full story)


LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 16-MAR-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Sluggish corn demand in the U.S. has been the concern for months. This week, demand got a big boost, with USDA reporting daily flash sales from China. According to AgDay TV, since March 9, 2023, those sales tally up to 2,111,000 MT, or 83.1 million... (full story)
ZCK23: 630-2 (+0-2), ZSK23: 1463-4 (-3-4), ZWK23: 680-0 (-3-2)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


The National Pork Producers Council is working to generate congressional support for the Beagle Brigade Act. NPPC’s Andrew Bailey says the bill recently reintroduced in the U.S. House would permanently authorize USDA’s National Detector Dog... (full story)


CO_LS146 Columbia, SC Friday Mar 17, 2023 USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News SC Farm Report on Friday SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review: Compared to last week, feeder steers were 6.00 higher. Feeder heifers were 7.00 higher. Feeder bulls were steady to 2.00 lower.... (full story)


Concern over the U.S. banking sector rattled investors on Wall Street this week with stocks moving lower. The undercurrents of a nervous equity market spilled over to push cattle futures lower. The result was a positive basis between cash and futures... (full story)
FCK23: 199.550s (+0.400), GFK23: 199.550s (+0.400), LCM23: 156.150s (+0.625), LEM23: 156.150s (+0.625)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX MAR 17 2023 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU MAR 16 2023 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO MAR 17 2023 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR MAR 16 2023 ... (full story)


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