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Arabica Coffee (KC) surged almost 1.5% yesterday, reversing higher after briefly breaking below upchannel support (on the 4hr and daily chart). Significantly, any weekly close above the mid March high will dramatically increase odds for KC to test the psychologically key 1.4 whole figure level and February high by month end. (full story)


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We present our measured move trade idea for Emini SP futures (full story)


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We present a trade idea for Silver futures (full story)


We present a short-term trade idea for Gold (full story)


We do price analysis on WTI crude and present an argument for potentially lower prices (full story)


Retail meat sales spiked during the pandemic, resulting in people turning to a wider variety of meat types—including lamb. Megan Wortman, with American Lamb Board, says lamb sales don’t appear to be slowing down this year. Click here to... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 22-APR-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


-Funds flex their muscle in the grain markets while shorts run for cover. -Cattle futures continue to slide lower ahead of Friday's Cattle on Feed report -Lean hogs trade lower on poor export data (full story)


NW_LS902,Thu Apr 22 2021,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,48.00,48.00,A Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS901,Thu Apr 22 2021,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)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Thu, Apr 22, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $225.24 $215.51 ... (full story)


Corn futures traded sharply higher on Thursday, with old crop hitting the limit by midday. Old crop futures were lock limit up and will trade with the expanded 40c/bu limits on Friday – with May options expiring. New crop corn futures ended the session 15 to 16 cents in the... (full story)


While grains had a rally Thursday, livestock were left out. Fat cattle futures closed with triple digit losses of $0.97 to $1.45. Feeders were $2.57 to $3.55 lower in the front months at the close. Cash cattle trading this week remains light, with reported sales so far from $119 -... (full story)


At the Thursday close soybean futures were up 27 1/2 to 36 cents. The inverse to July also expanded to now 19 cents. The new crop soy/corn ratio was 0.023 points weaker on the day to 2.419.  The weekly Export Sales report showed 64,299 MT of old crop soybean sales... (full story)


CBT wheat futures touched the 40 cent daily limit in the afternoon, but faded back to end the session up by 29 1/2 to 37 cents. KC wheat futures ended the session 34 1/2 to 37 cents in the black. Spring wheat futures closed the Thursday session 27 1/2 to... (full story)


At the close on Thursday, front month lean hog futures were down 40 to 97 cents. May hogs were the firmest, closing 15 cents weaker, but OI was only 2,982 contracts as of 4/21. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Thursday afternoon was $107.30 after another 42 cent increase.... (full story)


After trading higher in unison with the grains complex, afternoon cotton trading faded back and ended mixed. Old crop prices closed 18 to 19 points in the red, while new crop futures closed 6 to 10 points stronger. Cotton export bookings for the week that ended 4/15 were 145,848 RBs.... (full story)


Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack held a press call Thursday to explain several government announcements regarding conservation and climate. On his first day in office, President Biden signed the order to bring the U.S. back into the Paris... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Thu, Apr 22, 2021 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_LS441 Des Moines, IA Thu, Apr 22, 2021 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 10.95 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Wednesday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Thu, Apr 22, 2021 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)


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Play Turner’s Take Ag Marketing Podcast Episode 273 If you are having trouble listening to the podcast, please click here for Turner’s Take Podcast episodes! New Podcast The grain markets are on fire. Corn and soybean oil closed limit up today (4/22) and wheat was limit up mid session but... (full story)


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A few days ago, I posted a planting advisory ahead of our forecasted cold snap.  The concern was mainly around the potential of 30+ degree temperatures and rain to cause […] (full story)


I think it possible that traders have formed the A wave down in the fats. (full story)


As wheat approaches bloom, start considering fungicide options. While up until today little to no disease had been reported in Tennessee this season, stripe rust has just been sighted in […] (full story)


The temperatures are starting to warm up and planters are getting ready to roll. Although there isn’t a consistent insect pest of seedling soybeans (like thrips in cotton), Alabama producers […] (full story)