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Sections 1) Current position2) Week 1 through 807 performance summary data & trades spreadsheet3) What I like about this program4) How this program trades5) 2 January 2007 through 24 June 2022 weekly and annual performance 1) Gold Option Write Hedge (GOWH) current positions week 808 Sold 1 $1,850 weekly call... (full story)


Front month lean hog futures went into the weekend with $1.60 to $3.10 gains. For the July contract, that limited the week’s loss to just 8 cents. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Friday afternoon was $120.23 after a $0.59 drop. The ECB price was withheld for confidentiality while... (full story)


The relief rally got the soy market back off the floor ahead of the weekend. Soybeans closed 5 3/4 to 17 1/2 cents higher in the front months – but closed a dime off the highs. From Friday to Friday, November soybeans dropped $1.13 1/4 per bushel. Meal prices ended... (full story)


Wheats initially tried to bounce into the weekend, but ended the day with double digit losses. CBT SRW went home 12 1/4 to 13 3/4 cents in the red on Friday, with July having closed $1.10 1/2 below last week. KC HRW ended the day 12 1/2 to 13 cents... (full story)


The cotton market continued its selloff with another triple digit Friday loss. July, now in deliveries with no limits, fell 3,256 points or nearly 24%. That took the price to $1.03 76/100 a level not seen since the turn of the calendar. New crop futures were also 396 to 421... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the day with gains limited to 17 cents and front month losses limited to 50 cents. Feeder cattle futures went home with $1.55 to $2.35 losses on Friday as feed cousts rebounded. USDA reported the bulk of Southern cash trade was near $137 this week with... (full story)


The corn market ended the week with double digit new crop gains to a 3 1/2 cent gain in July. For the full week, December corn was down by 57 cents. Data from the EIA is still delayed due to a systems issue. USDA reported the weekly average corn oil... (full story)


SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Jun 24, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, June 24, 2022 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week heavy slaughter lambs sold steady to 8.00 lower; light slaughter lambs mostly 5.00-8.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly... (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 managed to stop the bleeding to end the week. Fund liquidation was the dominant theme over the past few... (full story)


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MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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Last week we asked: Are ag commodities due for a reset?  This week’s market moves show the answer. December corn prices were down nearly 60¢, for the week ending June 24, while November soybean prices were down more than $1. All wheat prices... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri June 24, 2022 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, June 24, 2022 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally 3.00 lower on a very light test of comparable... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri June 24, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 6/24/2022 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


The drought in western Kansas is exceptional. How bad is that? Bad enough to make Jim Sipes wish for weeds. The fifth-generation wheat farmer has been struggling to get enough moisture to raise a full crop in Morton and Stanton counties for several... (full story)


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A northwest Minnesota farmer calls the current price environment “stressful.” Austen Germolus grows corn, soybeans, wheat, barley, and has a registered herd of British White cattle near Ada. “It’s wild watching the markets, like one... (full story)


A livestock economist says there’s been a shift in the tone of the Cattle on Feed numbers. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says the last several reports have been relatively bearish for the markets.  But that’s not the case this time around. ... (full story)


Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying, but still ended the week sharply lower. Beans and products were oversold and most forecasts do show hot, dry weather in many growing areas during key phases of development. The USDA’s next... (full story)


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GX_GR211 St Joseph, MO Fri, Jun 17, 2022 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Soybean prices compared with value of oil and meal This week Last week Last year Unit Jun 17, 2022 Jun 10, 2022 Jun 18,... (full story)


The American Coalition for Ethanol recently unveiled its carbon intensity calculator . ACE CEO Brian Jennings says it’s designed to help estimate potential improvements corn farmers and ethanol producers can make to reduce their carbon footprint.... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $234.19 $214.12 ... (full story)


A leading ag economist says production and demand pressures are mounting for ag producers. The University of Missouri’s Scott Brown said disposable consumer income growth will be nearly flat this year while spending has increased around 10... (full story)


There’s some confidence the U.S. Senate will approve the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act. Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig introduced some of the legislation included in the House-passed package. “I learned a long time ago not to predict... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 24-JUN-2022 WA_FV103 ... (full story)


IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The President of a major live animal exporting company says the U.S. should be better targeting growing populations and economies for livestock exports outside of China. Tony Clayton with Clayton Agri-Marketing said the top two importers of U.S.... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 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_LS902,Fri Jun 24 2022,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),25.0,,68.00,68.00, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable... (full story)


NW_LS444 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW) The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the week ended 6/24/2022 was estimated at 13.03 per cwt live, down -0.74 from last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 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 13.82 per cwt live, up 0.03 when compared to Thursday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 6/24/2022 was estimated at 5.82 per cwt live, down -0.13 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 24, 2022 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_LS901,Fri Jun 24 2022,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)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day mixed ahead of the USDA’s On Feed numbers.  Feeders were lower, pressured by the higher corn.  August live cattle closed $.50 lower at $133.37 and October live cattle closed $.25... (full story)


THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


U.S. poultry production during May 2022 was up 3% from May 2021. The USDA says the amount of poultry certified as wholesome last month was 4.247 billion pounds, including 3.824 billion pounds of chicken, 5% higher, and 412.758 million pounds of... (full story)


Jul. corn closed at $7.50 and 1/4, up 3 and 1/2 cents Jul. soybeans closed at $16.10 and 3/4, up 17 and 1/2 cents Jul. soybean meal closed at $432.60, up $5.90 Jul. soybean oil closed at 69.75, up 204 points Jul. wheat closed at $9.23 and 3/4, down... (full story)


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The USDA says there were more cattle and calves in U.S. feedlots at the start of this month than on any other June 1st on record. The on feed total of 11.846 million head was up 1% on the year as continued drought impacting pasture and range... (full story)


The National Corn Growers Association says a recent ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce could create additional fertilizer shortages and price hikes. Angus Kelly, director of trade and public policy, says it could limit imports of urea... (full story)


ATLANTA Terminal Prices as of 24-JUN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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