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Gold is doing a double correction towards 1288.27 - 1302.28 to correct cycle from 12.12.2017 low before the rally resumes (full story)

We got the pull back we were looking for today, is it time to start buying again? (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

FOMC Minutes kept the Dollar firm and sent the 10-year to a four year high. The ECB is next, how are we playing it. (full story)

Soil health will take center stage at an upcoming K-State Research and Extension meeting on Wed., Feb. 28 near Oswego, Kansas. The meeting, “Cover Crops, Soil Health and Grazing,” will […] (full story)

Byline: Natalina Sents Welcome to This Week in Agriculture. We will bring you interesting, out-of-the-ordinary finds going on in agriculture. Not the big headlines, but the curious, funny, and inspiring stories across the... (full story)

Keeping stored grain cool is important as outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert advises. “Not only […] (full story)

Agricultural producers have until March 1, 2018, to file their 2017 income tax returns without penalty if they have not made estimates. “Producers have until April 17 to file without […] (full story)

One of the reasons that states like Georgia had a lack of drift complaints in 2017 was because applicators did not spray dicamba near high value crops. This was one […] (full story)

Grain Spread Report for February 21, 2018 (full story)

“Adjacent” and “neighboring” can be defined by a dictionary, but no dictionary can provide the distances considered adjacent or neighboring for herbicide products. (full story)

As farms change hands, rural internet access improves and reliable online options increase, virtual shopping for inputs is expected to continue to grow. ​ (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and... (full story)

Is it going to rain in Kansas? (full story)

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A study by Informa Economics, IEG on the competitiveness of U.S. export development programs in relation to other countries shows the European Union and others spent close to $1 billion on agricultural export promotion in 2016, outspending the United... (full story)

An attack by health authorities on a researcher promoting the LCHF (low-carb/high-fat) diet — centering on meat and dairy — demands an industry rebuttal. Here’s how to get involved. (full story)

Foliar diseases such as leaf rust and stripe rust were scarce across Oklahoma last fall and into 2018 because of the drought. I have seen a few leaf rust pustules on wheat plants in trials around Stillwater, and have heard of leaf and stripe rust as... (full story)

Stay Short (full story)

If you like trading futures intraday - read on. (full story)


Match Group (MTCH) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The popular on-line dating company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 190.79+ and gained 152.84% in the last year. (full story)

Summary The US dollar is set to descend into the month of May, before we see any kind of major support fundamentally. Inflationary factors that seem to be surfacing are putting pressure on the Fed to raise interest rates as a consequence. The CPI is a lot stronger than anticipated, and we are... (full story)

(Bloomberg) -- For the first time in 35 years, soybeans are poised to steal the crown of U.S. crop king from corn. American farmers are set to increase their soy plantings to a record 90.69 m (full story)

FFA chapters across the country are taking part in National FFA Week activities. (full story)

Buy KC wheat and gold and look for higher interest rates. (full story)

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Remember how mining stocks soared on Valentines Day and how we wrote that a rally is not necessarily bullish? Guess what this rally has been more than erased. Miners not only closed below the February 14th opening price, but also below the February 13th and 12th closing prices. Mining stocks big... (full story)

Conditions Ripe for ShortSqueeze (full story)

Funds have moved out of their short positions on corn. What next? (full story)

I am not aware of any significant shift in the weather patterns in South America but gauging from the action witnessed in the grain and soy markets yesterday as the day wore on, one might have been led to believe something different. Outside lower day in corn, solid pressure in wheat and what... (full story)

Only time will tell. (full story)

The National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) Scholarship Committee selected two college of veterinary medicine students as recipients of $1,500 scholarships. (full story)

Wesley Batista, former head of Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS SA, was released from jail early Wednesday morning after a court victory yesterday. ​ (full story)

David Ekstrom Byline: Natalina Sents A team of Successful Farming video producers and editors traveled to East Moline, Illinois Monday for an exclusive tour of John Deere's archives. The facilites... (full story)

Taco Bell, the Mexican-themed chain, eclipsed its burger rival in U.S. sales last year, becoming the fourth-largest domestic restaurant brand, according to a preliminary report by research firm Technomic. (full story)

The pair weakened further on Wednesday opening the door for more declines. (full story)

The 8:45 central time February PMI composite index is expected to be 54 and the 9:00 January existing home sales report is anticipated to show 5.65 million. (full story)

Bulls regain some strength to begin to suggest retest of strong resistance at the recent high. (full story)

As crop insurance and crop planting decisions are being made for the 2018 crop year, it is useful to assess possible springtime and harvest pricing information, and understand the impact of market information on crop insurance positions. Average... (full story)

Damage inflicted by rust fungi is a significant constraint in food production across the globe. Cereals and many other important crops such as coffee, sugarcane, and soybean are impacted by these devastating pathogens. Traditional approaches using... (full story)

GBPUSD can be making a three-wave drop from February 15 highs, where a higher degree wave i found a temporary top. (full story)

Trading The Amazon Stock The Right Way (full story)

The FBI has recognized the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture for its help in the agency’s efforts to fight agroterrorism over the last nine years. Special Agent C. Daniel Sturgill, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based weapons of mass... (full story)

Have a look at Fridays close and todays candlestick...time to go to work!! (full story)

USD extends gains after positive NY closes across the major currencies GBP weighed down by soft UK jobs report FOMC minutes in focus for 2pmET today (full story)

Marcelo Teixeira with Thomson Reuter’s reports that on Tuesday, FS Bioenergia announced a joint venture between Brazilian and U.S. based investors to build its second Corn-based Ethanol plant in Brazil’s top grain-producing state of Marto Grasso. FS Bioenergia, first venture to build... (full story)

Corn, soybeans, and wheat all seem to be running out of steam, is the rally over? (full story)

Editor’s Note: Click here for related commentary on other crops.  The last crop costs and returns numbers that we are going to examine is grain sorghum—also called milo in some regions. Grain sorghum is grown on 5.4 to nearly 8.5 million acres in any... (full story)