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A Wisconsin dairy farmer says his crop input costs for this spring are up considerably.  Tom Kunkel from Cuba City in southwestern Wisconsin grows most of his own feed, and he tells Brownfield the chemical expenses for the 2022 crop took the... (full story)


NW_LS901,Fri Jan 21 2022,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)


NW_LS902,Fri Jan 21 2022,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),1.0,,61.00,61.00, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 21, 2022 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_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 1/21/2022 was estimated at 5.28 per cwt live, up 0.14 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL U.S. CALCULATIONS... (full story)


NW_LS444 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW) The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the week ended 1/21/2022 was estimated at 12.78 per cwt live, down -0.25 from last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 21, 2022 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)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 21, 2022 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 14.15 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to Thursday's value FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Mar. corn closed at $6.16 and 1/4, up 5 and 1/4 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $14.14 and 1/4, down 11 and 1/2 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $392.70, down $8.10 Mar. soybean oil closed at 63.00, up 12 points Mar. wheat closed at $7.80, down 10 and... (full story)


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A sheep breeder says 2021 was the best year in the farm’s 40-year history. Brenda Reau raises purebred performance Suffolk breeding stock along the Michigan/Ohio border. “Many folks are expanding their flocks,” she says.  “There are young people... (full story)


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For the third week of January, the grain markets featured some explosive prices. March corn prices were up 21.75¢ and new-crop December corn prices were up 7.25¢, for the week ending Jan. 21. March soybean prices were up 45.25¢, and November... (full story)


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A pair of Western Corn Belt farmers say availability of inputs are their top concern this growing season. Doug Bartek raises corn and soybeans in Eastern Nebraska and tells Brownfield most of his chemicals have been purchased except fertilizer. “I... (full story)


Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 25.3 cents per pound for the week ending January 15, down 1.3 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling, along with spillover from bean meal, but still closed higher on the week. Beans continue to watch South America, with a general return to hot, dry weather expected early next month. Recent... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *... (full story)


MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


The former Secretary of State and Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo says it’s partly true that agriculture is not being heard when it comes to forming regulations impacting farmers. He says, “Groups like this, Dairy Strong, the ag community,... (full story)


The USDA says there were more cattle placed into U.S. feed lots in December 2021 than any other December on record. The total of 1.963 million head was 6% above the previous year, with most of those cattle weighing less than 600 pounds, heading to... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JAN 21 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JAN 20 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: MCALLEN JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


Ranking member of the House Ag Committee Glenn G.T. Thompson of Pennsylvania pressed Ag Secretary Vilsack at a committee hearing this week for his commitment to help address issues within the nation’s Federal Milk Marketing Order. “I think the... (full story)


A risk management specialist says dairy producers need to know how Dairy Revenue Protection and Livestock Gross Margin-Dairy compare for their farms before choosing one over the other. Mike North with ever.ag says, “Neither tool is better than... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: RALEIGH JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED PACKAGE COUNT TOTALS ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: RALEIGH JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED 10,000... (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON JAN 21 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JAN 20 2022 ... (full story)


LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 21-JAN-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SEATTLE JAN 21 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JAN 20 2022 ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO JAN 21 2022 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JAN 20 2022 ... (full story)


GX_GR115 Minneapolis, MN Fri, Jan 21, 2022 USDA Market News NOTICE: Starting soon all feedstuff market information found on this report will be condensed into three national feedstuff reports released on a weekly basis. The reports will be titled "National Animal By-Product... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHILADELPHIA JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: PHOENIX JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: EL CENTRO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: FRESNO JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 *MODE IS TRUCK... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: DALLAS JAN 21 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: THU JAN 20 2022 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)