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Cotton posted some modest gains on Tuesday, but not so today. Futures are down by triple digits across the board, with March the weakest. China is easing some COVID testing rules, but it is not clear whether that will initially help boost the economy or result in more sick days.... (full story)


The live cattle futures market was down double digits yesterday, but has turned mixed on Wednesday. Nearby December is up 42 cents, supported by the cash market. Feeder cattle ended Tuesday with $1.97 to $2.22 losses. They are also down today, due to higher feed costs, but only by 25... (full story)
LEZ22: 151.975 (+0.425), LEG23: 153.650 (+0.025), LEJ23: 157.575 (-0.050), LEY00: 155.000s (unch), GFF23: 181.200 (-0.600), GFH23: 183.425 (-0.725)


Hogs sold off hard on Tuesday, and the momentum has carried over to day. February is down another 95 cents. Nearby December has to converge with the CME Index, and is up 12 cents. The 12/03 CME Lean Hog Index was $82.94, up by 15 cents. The National Average Base... (full story)
HEZ22: 82.500 (+0.225), HEJ23: 92.525 (-0.275), KMZ22: 88.725 (-0.475)


Wheat futures are double digits higher this morning on some profit taking after an extended decline. KC wheat futures are up 16 to 20 cents as this is written. CBT futures are up 17 to 23 cents, and MPLS is up 4 to 9 cents if you ignore illiquid December... (full story)
ZWZ22: 728-6 (+23-2), ZWH23: 752-6 (+23-6), ZWPAES.CM: 6.8534 (+0.2372), KEZ22: 866-0 (+20-2), KEPAWS.CM: 8.1294 (+0.1973), MWZ22: 929-2 (+22-6)


Corn is up 2 to 5 cents per bushel vs. the Tuesday close, with a double digit rally in wheat encouraging shorts to take a little money off the table in corn as well. New crop 2023 contracts are showing a more muted response. The weekly EIA weekly ethanol production... (full story)
ZCZ22: 627-0 (+1-4), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.4676 (+0.0394), ZCH23: 641-2 (+4-0), ZCK23: 643-0 (+4-0)


Soybeans are 10 to 12 cents per bushel higher heading into midday. Meal/oil spreading, or unwinding of oil/meal spreads, continues. January soy oil futures are down 36 points at midday, but touched 61.03 on the low. Meal is higher once again, up $8.40 in the January contract after setting new... (full story)
ZSF23: 1469-4 (+14-4), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.4615 (+0.1405), ZSH23: 1474-0 (+12-4), ZSK23: 1481-0 (+12-0)


Institutional investors have been loading up on Amazon out-of-the-money puts by shorting them. That means they are very bullish on AMZN stock and feel the decline in the past month has been overdone. (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MIAMI DEC 07 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR DEC 06 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO DEC 07 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR DEC 06 2022 ... (full story)


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Photo: Jacob Shapiro and Dan Basse speak with attendees at PDPW’s Dairy Insights Summit A global commodities marketing expert is concerned about the number of acres used to produce food.  Dan Basse with AgResource Company says the... (full story)


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NW_PY019 Atlanta, GA Wed. Dec 07, 2022 USDA Market News BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers Estimated ACTUAL Avg. Wt. Actual Avg. Wt. (1,000) (1,000) (1,000) ... (full story)


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AJ_PY006 Atlanta, GA Wed. Dec 07, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Northeast Region Eggs ... (full story)


MD_DA810 Cheese - Northeastern U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 Milk production is steady in the Northeast, meeting some producers' seasonal expectations. Cheesemakers say they are utilizing available volumes of milk to run active production ... (full story)


MD_DA811 Cheese - Foreign Type Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 Foreign type cheese demand, albeit healthy ahead of the winter holidays, is not as robust as expected. Industry contacts describe retail demand as good and food service demand as ... (full story)


MD_DA410 Butter - Eastern U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 Eastern butter makers are busy filling holiday orders and building a cushion of supply when they can. Cream is more available, but labor, supplies, and, in some cases, equipment issues ... (full story)


Despite a more than 30 percent increase in retail pork prices over the last couple of years, demand for pork has remained steady. Jayson Lusk is the distinguished professor and head of the ag economics department at Purdue University. He says... (full story)


NW_PY018 Des Moines, IA Wed. Dec 07, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Midwest Regional Eggs ... (full story)


NW_PY005 Des Moines, IA Wed. Dec 07, 2022 USDA Market News Daily South Central Region Eggs ... (full story)


Managing weeds is one of the most important aspects of farming each year. In this Managing for Profit, Devin Hammer, North America Dicamba and Glyphosate Technology Development Manager for Bayer CropScience says farmers will have a new way to... (full story)


Report on U.S. ethanol production, usage, and stocks for the week ending December 2, 2022. (full story)


Analysts are split on whether a rebound in Shopify Inc. (SHOP ) can be maintained. Shopify shares have tumbled +69% this year, and the average estimate of analysts is for the stock to gain only +2.2% next year. That is the lowest expected return among this year’s ten worst-performing U.S.... (full story)
SHOP: 38.47 (-0.50), AMZN: 88.52 (+0.27)


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APO: 61.92 (-1.32)


NW_LS720 Des Moines, IA Wednesday, December 7, 2022 USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Weekly Estimated Average Weight of Barrows & Gilts for W/E 12/3/2022 Iowa-Southern Minnesota-South Dakota Direct Hog Reporting Area Week Ending Head Count ... (full story)


TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN March corn up 3 @ 6.40 On Friday’s report, the USDA may lower corn exports and raise ending stocks Bank CEOs are... (full story)


GX_GR117 St Joseph, MO Wed Dec 7, 2022 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Central Illinois Soybean Processor Monthly Average Report Monthly Price for: November 2022 48% Soybean Meal R 436.75 (Prices... (full story)


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