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The Adult Use Recreational Marijuana Act takes effect in Illinois on January 1st and Illinois’ Director of Agriculture says the ag department will play a big role in the regulatory process.   “We are responsible for permitting and licensing the... (full story)


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Bulls and bears on level overall near-term technical playing field amid choppy trading. (full story)


Dallas, Texas-based Panda Biotech today announced it is developing its first industrial hemp processing facility to produce high-quality, textile-grade fiber and premium cellulose. The “Panda High Plains Hemp Gin” will […] (full story)


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Markets expecting no change to interest rates and forward guidance. US CPI (Nov) comes in slightly higher than expected on headline, but in-line on the core measure. GBPUSD moved swiftly lower in Asia after final YouGov MPR poll predicts Tory majority of just 28 seats. AUDUSD... (full story)


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The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body shut down Tuesday because of an impasse over judicial appointments, effectively stripping the WTO of its ability to issue trade rulings. Jordan Dux, director of national affairs with Nebraska Farm... (full story)


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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s received assurances from the White House Office of Management and Budget that 2020 biofuel blending mandates will reflect the agreement reached in September between the Trump administration and biofuels backers.... (full story)


Better than expected yields have been a bright spot for farmers after a challenging year.   Northwestern Indiana Farmer Kendell Culp wrapped up harvest around Thanksgiving. “Our yields were not as good as last year, but they were better than we... (full story)


Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were very light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is in its early stages, and has been delayed […] (full story)


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Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Cheyenne, Choctaw, Pawnee and Wichita are currently being harvested, as well as […] (full story)


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Pecan harvest was moderate but increasing, and is expected to continue to increase during the upcoming weeks in December. Deliveries by growers to buying points are moderate. Demand was good […] (full story)


The House could vote on US Mexico Canada Agreement as early as next week, but the Senate won’t take up the trade deal until January. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters the senate will not act on the USMCA between now and next... (full story)


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Across the Corn Belt, very cold weather prevails. Wednesday morning’s low temperatures plunged to 0° or below across large sections of Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and the Dakotas. Although most of the Midwest is experiencing dry weather, snow... (full story)


The Almond Board of California released the November 2019 position report Shipments were a Record 235.9 million lbs. vs. 237.6 million lbs. in 2018 – an decrease of  0.7% (+4.7% […] (full story)


A series of Pacific cold fronts will race eastward across the northern half of the U.S., generating periods of mostly light precipitation. During the weekend, however, one of the cold fronts will merge with a disturbance from the South, helping to... (full story)


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Weed control is crucial to maximizing yields and improving the bottom line. Selecting the right herbicide to get the job done is equally as important. In this Managing for Profit, Matt Muckerman talks about the importance of selecting a Roundup... (full story)


      Corn (March) Fundamentals : Yesterday’s USDA report lived up to the expectations, a total snoozer. The USDA left US carryout unchanged at... (full story)


With the USDA report behind us, can grains rally? (full story)


By JoAnn Alumbaugh Porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) was first reported in 2016, but appears to have been present in swine populations decades prior to that time, said Bailey Arruda, DVM, a diagnostic pathologist at Iowa State University’s... (full story)


Improve your grain marketing! Visit  https://www.standardgrain.com/grain-marketing-plan/   (full story)


Weather for this coming week shows daytime highs in the low 60s to low 70s and evening temps in the low 40s to high 50s with rain expected on Monday, […] (full story)


The weather shows a cooling trend with mild temps and sporadic chances of rain early this week on Monday and Tuesday with scattered rainstorms throughout the state for the remainder […] (full story)


Crazy, conflicting factors are moving oil prices. It seemed yesterday that all the oil market cared about was the prospects of a U.S. tariff delay [...] (full story)


Corn was fractionally lower during the overnight trades. Corn futures reacted to the reports as expected, which is to say not at all. The WASDE report left projected US ending stocks unchanged at 1.91 bbu. Likewise, Argentine corn production was stea... (full story)


Front month bean futures start off the Wednesday session with 1/2 to 2 cent losses. They closed 2 1/4 to 3 cents higher on Tuesday. Soybean meal futures gained 10 cents per ton, while soybean oil futures were up 18 points. Bunge dumped 500 contracts ... (full story)


Live cattle futures finished Tuesday with 12 to 30 cent losses. Feeder cattle futures were 50 to 57 cents higher in the front months. The 12/09 CME Feeder Cattle index was $143.35 after a 2 cent bump. Afternoon boxed beef prices are lower, tightening... (full story)


Wheat futures are trading 2 to 3 cents lower this morning in all three markets. Yesterday the wheat market was up 1 to 5 cents, with KC HRW the firmest. The WASDE Report showed a decrease of 40 mbu to U.S. wheat carryover. The adjustment came from a ... (full story)


Lean hog futures closed with gains of $1.12 to $1.25. The last trading day is Friday for December hogs, which were 50 cents higher on Tuesday. The 12/06 CME Lean Hog Index was $58.12, after a 35-cent fall. USDA’s pork carcass cutout value was hig... (full story)


Corn was fractionally lower during the overnight trades. Corn futures reacted to the reports as expected, which is to say not at all. The WASDE report left projected US ending stocks unchanged at 1.91 bbu. Likewise, Argentine corn production was stea... (full story)


Overnight cotton prices moved 33 to 39 points lower. Cotton futures posted gains ranging from 0 to 56 points in the nearby contracts on Tuesday. The US dollar index is higher this morning. US average cotton yield was lowered by 3% to 761 lbs/acre by ... (full story)


The direction of the crude oil market on Wednesday will likely be determined by trader reaction to the U.S. Energy Information Administrations weekly inventories report, due to be released at 15:30 GMT. It is expected to show a 2.9 million draw down. If the report shows a build like the API... (full story)


The coveted National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) Distinguished Service Award was presented to Jack Dekkers, distinguished professor at Iowa State University (ISU), in Indianapolis on Thursday. Dekkers has established and conducted highly... (full story)


Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Crop Futures Lower Overnight After WASDE Fails to Provide Bullish Boost Grains and soybeans were modestly lower in overnight trading after a quiet World Agricultural Supply and Demand... (full story)


By Nick Giordano, NPPC  China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork and, until recently, it only imported a relatively small percentage of its consumption. But China has been ravaged by African swine fever (ASF), with approximately... (full story)