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With markets looking increasingly volatile, investors might be more interested in generating income rather than capital gains. Financial stocks have typical paid reasonable dividends, but in this era of low interest rates (maybe not for much longer), yields are quite low. (full story)


Silver (SIU22) is consolidating just above descending wedge resistance (on the weekly chart), making progress in its efforts to form a major bottom.  Another weekly close above the psychologically key 20 whole figure level will dramatically increase the likelihood of a test sometime in August of the 38.2% Fib retrace of the March to July slide.  (full story)


Late-afternoon thunderstorms forced the LSU AgCenter’s second annual Agronomic Crops School indoors — but farmers and others who came to the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center for the Aug. […] (full story)


Each year the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the USDA releases estimated average farm real estate values by state.  The estimates are based on surveys of farmers from selected geographical […] (full story)


New York Times writer Emma Bubola reported yesterday that, “The biggest caravan of ships carrying grain and other agricultural products since the beginning of the Russian invasion has sailed from Ukrainian ports on Sunday, […] (full story)


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SA-LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Aug 09, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, August 09, 2022 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs 20.00-50.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady to 25.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs and slaughter... (full story)


Soybean disease levels across the state have been low to moderate so far, but growers should remain vigilant in their scouting efforts. August scouting can guide future variety, fungicide, or […] (full story)


Good quality ensures that a bale of cotton will always have a market. Know the factors that affect cotton quality and how to avoid deductions to achieve premium pricing. Cotton […] (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 09-AUG-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


Jim Roemer shows us an animated time-lapse video of a nearly 200-year-long warming trend (full story)


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Governor Mike Parson is calling for the largest state income tax cut in Missouri’s history during the state’s upcoming special legislative session. The Governor is traveling across the state discussing the tax cut need – meeting with... (full story)


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In this Evening Edition, read about trade with China, eminent domain for carbon pipelines, and manufacturing for the autonomous Monarch tractor. Trade with China China was far and away the top customer for U.S. food and ag exports, despite... (full story)


Lean hog futures were down 10 to 70 cents in the front months on Tuesday, excluding the 40 cent gain for soon to expire August. Back months were steady to $1.25 higher. The USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $131.13 on Tuesday afternoon, up $8.29 from the previous day.... (full story)


Cotton futures were 110 to 348 points higher in most front months on Tuesday. Support was coming from weaker crop condition ratings and a slightly weaker dollar, down 128 points. The weekly Crop Progress report from NASS had condition ratings dropping sharply. Much of that drop in conditions can be... (full story)


Live cattle futures were down 25 cents to $1.05 on Tuesday. Cash trade has been pretty quiet so far early this week, with the Fed Cattle Exchange online auction showing no sales on the 1,185 head listed. Bids ranged from $134 to $135.75, with asks $136 to $138.50 on the... (full story)


Soybean futures posted sharp gains on Tuesday, with contracts mostly 17 to 28 ¾ cents higher. The nearby old crop contracts were up 48 ¼ to 73 ¾ cents. Product values were a supporting factor. Nearby meal was up $14.90/ton, as soybean oil was 49 points higher. Crop Progress data... (full story)


The wheat complex was mixed on Tuesday. CBT was fractionally up 1 ¾ cents in nearby August, but steady to 4 ½ cents lower in the other contracts. KC was steady to up 4 cents in most contracts. MPLS spring wheat was the leader to the upside, 8 to 12... (full story)


Corn futures posted a Turnaround Tuesday bounce, following a drop in condition ratings on Monday. Futures were up 2 to 7 cents in most contracts on the day. NASS crop condition ratings by state showed much of the US drop was in the Plains, with KS down 12, ND 15... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Cigna Corp (CI) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks with new 52-week highs. I then viewed the stocks on the list with the FlipCharts... (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the annual Big Country Wheat Conference on Aug. 18 in Abilene. The event will be held at the Taylor County Expo Center, 1700 […] (full story)


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Though infestations have been minimal, Kansas extension professionals have reported separate incidents of sugarcane aphids in early August. Near Ellsworth, Kan., Midway Extension District agricultural agent Craig Dinkel reported a single […] (full story)


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While there’s no reason for alarm, a pair of Kansas extension agents are at least urging the state’s sorghum producers to be on the lookout for a couple of pests […] (full story)


Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre.  Despite this, certified […] (full story)


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