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Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn […] (full story)

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Minneapoliss Slow Grind to Nowhere Again (full story)

Byline: Natalina Sents Take a look back at 12 topics Successful Farming has tackled over the years. See how much technology - and styles - have changed. Our dedication to making farmers successful remains the same. 1.... (full story)

There are many advantages to planting corn after alfalfa, including greater yield potential, reduced nitrogen needs from fertilizer or manure, and reduced pest pressure compared to when corn follows other […] (full story)

Below is a “checklist” of options and opportunities for establishing strong disease and nematode control for the early part of the season and for laying a foundation that helps to […] (full story)

LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […] (full story)

The soy closed lower with bean meal and oil all down today. The bullish talk to me is a bit out there. The next key will be acreage, driven now by weather. Corn closed higher. The corn could remain friendly while the bean scenario becomes burdensome.... (full story)

Corn futures prices moved lower last week despite the slow pace of corn planting thus far this year. High levels of corn consumption continue to peck away at the corn […] (full story)

Feeder Report (full story)

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. The event […] (full story)

While still negotiating with Canada and the US, Mexico scored a separate victory over the weekend with a deal in principle to update a 17-year-old free-trade agreement with the European Union. (full story)

It was bound to happen. Volatility in the commodity sector is starting to ramp up. And while the increase isnt exactly across the board, volatility in most of the markets weve identified as being abnormally quiet over the course of the last few months is starting to rise. The only low-vol... (full story)

GBPUSD: The pair saw further weakness following its past week losses. Support lies at the 1.3950 level (full story)

It’s important to watch your fields—not your calendar—when deciding to plant says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. Cool soils, wet conditions and potential late frost means you still need to be patient. (full story)

State officials need financial estimates of losses as soon as possible to facilitate disaster declarations. (full story)

China recently announced anti-dumping measures on U.S. sorghum.  Meanwhile, potential action by China on U.S. soybeans continues to concern farm state lawmakers and agricultural producers alike.  Today’s update looks at recent news articles that... (full story)

WHEAT General Comments Wheat markets were lower as weather and demand remained the dominant factors in the market. Some rains are in the forecast [...] The post Morning Grains Report 04/23/2018 appeared first on Market Insights. (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was higher on Friday. The short side of the on call market increased sharply on a week to week basis [...] The post Morning Softs Report 04/23/18 appeared first on Market Insights. (full story)

We have been greeted with predominantly positive price action in the grain/soy arena as we begin this new week. I suspect the rationale behind the strength stems from a slightly excessive breakdown last Friday and the fact that there is little bearish news circulating this morning. (full story)

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Our ‘callout culture,’ in which we lob insults at those who don’t conform to our personal ideology, fashion standards or lifestyle choices, has only exacerbated the ‘meat vs. veggie’ battles. (full story)

GBPJPY fell with five waves from 156.58 this year which means that market has turned into bearish mode, especially since sharp move also came down from an ending diagonal, which was located in wave 5 (full story)

There are three markets that tend to... (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Silver has a long history of wide price variance. Since 1980, the precious metal has traded in a range from $3.505 to $50.36. The long-term silver chart has twin peaks in 1980 and 2011. The high in silver came back in 1980 when the notorious... (full story)

Bulls lose overall near-term technical advantage and bears have momentum to suggest more pressure this week. (full story)

With cold spring conditions this year, cover crop plant growth has been delayed and questions have come up as to whether that should affect timing of cover crop termination. In […] (full story)

We jumpstart this Monday morning with Existing Home Sales at 9:00 A.M., Export Inspections at 10:00 A.M., Cold Storage at 2:00 P.M. and Crop Progress [...] The post Change in the Weather? The Corn & Ethanol Report 04/23/18 appeared first on Market Insights. (full story)

Stock index futures are higher after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, which could ease trade tensions between the worlds two largest economies. (full story)

Finding a good time for burndown herbicide applications has been a little tricky this spring, given the below-normal temperatures experienced through much of April as well as the intermittent snow […] (full story)

We have experienced entirely too much wind lately, and I’ve seen varied degrees of stressed cotton in all three of my counties. The wind damage along with the cooler temperatures […] (full story)

Data continues to suggest growers are planting soybean earlier than ever before. In fact, over the past three decades, farmers have persistently shifted average soybean planting dates in the North […] (full story)

Strong yields and dollar have commodities and stocks under pressure. (full story)

In 2017, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $876 in the northern section, $868 in the central section for farmland with “high” […] (full story)

USD broadly bid as US 10s approach 3% BOC's Poloz speaking later today Big week ahead of EUR (full story)

Is it time to buy grains? (full story)

Making collusion great again. OPEC says that their recent move to cut oil production had nothing to do with greed, but they acted with a [...] The post Here They Come to Save the Day. The Energy Report 04/23/18 appeared first on Market Insights. (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Gold has remained steadfastly range bound through early 2018. Low volatility has prevailed as markets await interest rate decisions by the Fed, confirmation on medium term inflation trajectories, and whether the political static heard around... (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. February was a bad month for stocks with the S&P approximately -3.9% and the forming of a 2018 low at 2532.69 which put it -11.8% from the all-time high made in January. "But don't worry", they all said. "Earnings are going to be... (full story)

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.02%) this morning are unchanged and European stocks are up +0.05% on optimism that the U.S. and China could resolve their trade differences after U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said he's ... (full story)

Straits Times Index STI Supporting Stock Market Bulls (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. With about 1/3rd of the S&P 500 stocks having reported first quarter earnings and an increase in the S&P 500 forward estimate for 2018, the underlying index is still basically unchanged on the year. A lot of talk has been... (full story)

The USDJPY is continuing higher within an ascending wedge/upchannel (on the 4hr chart), but vulnerable going into today's US morning to profittaking once it hits wedge resistance and horizontal resistance (on the weekly chart coinciding with last April and September's lows).... (full story)

This pair has been going upwards. The Bullish Confirmation Pattern in this market was partly brought about by the anticipated stamina in Greenback. Since testing the support level at 0.9200 on February 16, price has gained 550 pips (gaining 220 pips in this month alone), closing around the... (full story)

Grain markets are sensitive to possible planting delays in US corn crop. Weather forecasts are not giving the entire cornbelt the green light for planting due to rain in the southern Midwest and snow melt in the northern areas. (full story)

For most people, the blockchain technology refers to cryptocurrencies, and more specifically to Bitcoin. But the reality is that the blockchain technology could be used for a great variety of projects. (full story)

On Friday teh Dow and other markets continued their drop. Can this change today? Read on to learn more... (full story)

If %R has anything to say about it. (full story)

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