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COLUMBIA, SC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m. for... (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, cool but mostly dry weather prevails. Tuesday morning’s minimum temperatures dipped as low as 25° in the far upper Midwest, where a few snow showers are occurring. On April 11, Missouri led the Midwest with 8% of its intended... (full story)


Drought in the northern Plains, increasingly important in corn and soybean production despite the region’s prominence as a wheat-growing region, may foil expectations of near-record U.S. corn and soybean harvests. North Dakota and South Dakota are... (full story)


Kirk Scott, Senior Vice President of Dairy Company Communications for the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin discusses the communications and efforts with dairy processors to increase visibility, distribution, trial and sales, and to increase affinity for... (full story)


BOSTON Ornamental Terminal Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


RA_PY002 Raleigh, NC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable. The estimated slaughter for Tuesday in North Carolina is... (full story)


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The USDA would double the size of the Conservation Reserve, the government’s largest land-idling program, as part of supporting land stewardship on 100 million acres of farmland under companion bills filed in the House and Senate on Monday. Democrats... (full story)


We start off the day with NFIB Business Optimism Index (MAR) at 5:00 A.M., CPI and Real Earnings at 7:30 A.M., Redbook MoM and YoY (10/APR) at 7:55 A.M., 42-Day Bill Auction at 10:30 A.M., Fed George Speech, Fed Daly Speech and Fed Harker Speech at 11:00 A.M., 30-Year Bond... (full story)


AJ_PY007 Atlanta, GA Tue. Apr 13, 2021 USDA Market News Weekly New England Shell Eggs ... (full story)


Ah, Spring. When young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of oil demand. Despite fears of more lockdowns in Europe, there are signs that demand is rising. Iraq, for example, felt confident enough to raise its oil price to its Asian customers, and data out of China suggest that oil demand... (full story)


In an agricultural state such as Arkansas, the substantial damage feral hogs do to row crops is well known, and the financial impact is easier to estimate. Most damage estimates, […] (full story)


Planting when conditions are adequate (soil temperatures above 50°F and greater than 45% plant available water content) is recommended for corn and soybean. This year, these conditions are occurring sooner […] (full story)


THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Brazil’s corn production has increased over the past two decades because of the increased production of second crop corn, also known as the safrinha, or “little harvest” in Portuguese. Over […] (full story)


We present a brief trade idea for the Emini futures (full story)


(Reuters) - China's soybean imports almost doubled in March from levels in the same month a year earlier, data from customs showed on Tuesday, as cargoes of beans from top exporter Brazil cleared customs after delays. China, the world's top... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: COLUMBIA APR 13 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON APR 12 2021 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle April 13, 2021 Daily Import Total Sales April 12, 2021 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 2800 Compared to last week, steer calves and yearlings traded... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: COLUMBIA APR 13 2021 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON APR 12 2021 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


COLUMBIA Shipping Point Prices as of 13-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


US Crop Progress Update for Week Ending April 11 Corn plantings were 4% complete for the US, up 2 points from the previous reporting week and in line with the 3% average. Cotton was up to 9% planted from 6% last... (full story)


Sponsored by Pivot Bio PROVEN For the remainder of the week, persistently cool weather will prevail from the northern and central Plains into the Northeast. Scattered temperatures below 20° will occur through mid-week across the northern Plains,... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 13 2021 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON APR 12 2021 CAR AND VAN COUNT ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON APR 13 2021 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: MON APR 12 2021 10,000 POUND UNITS (COMMODITY TOTALS FOLLOW ASTERIKS) ... (full story)


On Monday the cattle futures market ended mixed. Fat cattle futures were down 2 to 70 cents, with the sharper losses in spring months. Feeder cattle futures, on the other hand, were mostly higher capturing the weakness from corn prices. Feeders closed 7 to 62 cents higher on the board,... (full story)


Tuesday cotton trading has the board 3 to 16 points higher after overnight profit taking adjustments. On Monday, cotton futures closed with triple digit losses. Old crop futures were weaker, closing down 223 to 226 points. New crop prices were 126 to 134 points in the red. National cotton planting... (full story)


Corn reversed direction overnight, with futures 1 to 4 higher this morning. On Monday corn sustained old crop losses of 6 3/4 to 8 1/4 cents. New crop prices were firmer as Dec closed UNCH and the others were fractionally lower. Preliminary OI data suggests the losses were not due to... (full story)


Lean hog futures closed mixed on Monday, but were mostly triple digits weaker. June hogs ended the session $2.80 in the red. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was up another 33 cents Monday afternoon to $100.54. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 43 cents to $101.94 on... (full story)


Wheat futures are mixed to begin the Tuesday session. Domestic wheat futures closed the Monday session off their lows, but still in the red. CBT SRW prices ended the session 8 to 10 3/4 cents lower with May the weakest. Preliminary OI showed some net new selling interest, rising 4,725... (full story)


Soybean futures are 5 to 7 cents higher to start the Turnaround Tuesday session. They had been 10 1/2 to 21 cents lower on Monday after Brazil trimmed their biodiesel blend requirement for May and June. Soymeal prices came back from midday weakness and closed 60 to 70 cents in... (full story)


AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Tue. Apr 13, 2021 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


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WA_FV456 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 WATERMELONS ... (full story)


WA_FV463 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 WATERMELONS, SEEDLESS ... (full story)


WA_FV464 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 WATERMELONS, SEEDED ... (full story)


WA_FV457 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE ... (full story)


WA_FV460 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE ... (full story)


WA_FV459 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 TOMATOES, CHERRY ... (full story)


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WA_FV450 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 SWEET POTATOES ... (full story)


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WA_FV448 WASHINGTON USDA AMS APR 13 2021 SQUASH ... (full story)