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Photo (L-R): Kevin Krenz, Karl Pippenger, Representative Tony Kurtz, Eric Johnson, Senator Joan Ballweg, Jack Heinemann, Tom Crave Two Wisconsin legislators say Governor Tony Evers’ export expansion proposal doesn’t go far enough.  State Senator... (full story)


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NW_LS452 St. Joseph, MO Mon Apr 12, 2021 USDA Market News USDA CARLOT VEAL CARCASS REPORT - Northeast and North Central Basis Compared to last week: The special fed veal carcass market was higher on comparable sales of veal calves. Demand was light to moderate on light to... (full story)


Front month cotton futures ended the Monday session with triple digit losses. Old crop futures were weaker, closing down 223 to 226 points. New crop prices were also triple digits weaker, but from 126 to 134 points. National cotton planting had reached 8% of expected area as of 4/11. That... (full story)


Monday corn trading closed with 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. The weekly Crop Progress report showed corn planting progressed 2 ppts over the week ending 4/11 to now 4% complete.... (full story)


At the close for the first trade day of the week, soybean futures were 10 1/2 to 21 cents lower. Old crop futures were down the most, tightening the old/new crop inverse to $1.31 3/4. Soymeal prices came back from midday weakness and closed 60 to 70 cents in the... (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 but had touched the limit $3 loss in the afternoon. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was up another 33 cents Monday afternoon to $100.54. The CME Lean... (full story)


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. KC HRW futures closed 7 1/2 cents in the red. MGE prices were 10 1/4 to 11 1/4 cents... (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)


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The National Pork Producers Council is seeking increased U.S. pork access to the Vietnamese market. NPPC’s Jim Monroe tells Brownfield that will be a priority discussed during this week’s virtual Spring Legislative Conference where the... (full story)


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CORN HIGHLIGHTS:  Corn futures closed weaker on the front months and steady on new crop. May closed 8-1/4 cents weaker at 5.69 and December unchanged at 4.96-1/2. Export inspections were released today with bushels inspected last week at 62.4 million, a supportive figure. Shipments are now 55.3% of expected export sales.... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Mon Apr 12, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Monday, April 12, 2021 Compared to last month in Missouri slaughter lambs not tested. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Missouri: no test. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and... (full story)


American Soybean Association economist Scott Gert says the agriculture industry can’t be looked at the same way as others when it comes to capital gains tax. Gerlt tells Brownfield agriculture is about three times more asset driven then the average... (full story)


Hogs make new high and fail, Cattle markets drift lower (full story)


The following are a few thoughts on nitrogen (N) management for the 2021 growing season.  Many fertilizer decisions have already been made – however a quick review of N plans […] (full story)


Missouri’s corn planting made some minor progress last week. The USDA says rainfall kept a number of farmers out of the field for most of the week. Topsoil moisture is 80 percent adequate and subsoil moisture is 80 percent adequate. Corn planting... (full story)


Small grains planting is off to a fast start in Minnesota. The latest weekly crop report from USDA says spring wheat is seven percent planted, more than two weeks ahead of last year and nearly a week faster than the five-year average. Oat... (full story)


Planting is underway in Ohio, according to the latest USDA Crop Progress and Condition report. Two percent of the state’s corn crop and one percent of soybeans are planted.   Eighty-one percent of winter wheat is rated good to excellent. ... (full story)


Spring wheat planted is well ahead of normal. The USDA says soil moisture is still low with only 39 percent of topsoil rated as adequate. Twenty-seven percent of subsoil moisture is rated adequate. Winter wheat is rated 38 percent good. Spring... (full story)


The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a public health alert for more than 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey that may be linked to Salmonella Hadar illness in 12 states.  The products were produced by Plainville Brands from... (full story)


Rainfall limited fieldwork across Iowa last week. The latest weekly crop report from USDA says with just three days suitable, farmers applied anhydrous and other fertilizers, spread manure, tilled fields, and planted oats. There were also... (full story)


Nebraska’s soil moisture improved last week. The USDA says topsoil moisture supplies were 5 percent very short, 15 percent short, 74 percent adequate and six percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were nine percent very short, 24 percent short,... (full story)


Nebraska U.S. Congressman Don Bacon says the foot-and-mouth disease vaccine bank could open by the end of the year. “It was my initiative to get the food-and-mouth disease vaccine bank started. It’s a three-year process and we’re... (full story)


A week of slow-moving light rain helped Wisconsin’s soil conditions.  USDA reporters say rainfall for the week totaled less than two inches but brought topsoil moisture up to 66% adequate and 16% surplus.  Subsoil moisture is 71% adequate... (full story)


Farmers in southeast Minnesota are taking advantage of a mild start to April. Jim O’Connor of Blooming Prairie tells Brownfield he and other corn and soybean growers in the area were out in force last week. “We had some incredible weather... (full story)


Planting is full-speed ahead in Arkansas.  Twenty-four percent of the corn crop is planted, and 7 percent is emerged.  Thirteen percent of rice and 5 percent of soybeans have been planted.  The winter wheat crop is rated 65 percent... (full story)


Corn planting is getting started in some areas in Indiana, according to the latest USDA Crop Progress and Condition report. Two percent of the state’s crop is planted, compared to one percent last year. Seventy percent of winter wheat is rated... (full story)


KO_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Apr 12, 2021 USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News The OKC West Livestock Auction is estimating 1,800 head of stocker cattle and calves for the sale Tuesday 04/13/2021. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Telephone (405) 232-5425 ... (full story)