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Lean Hogs showing early signs of a bullish set-up. (full story)

Markets discussed in this weeks price action trade ideas preview with Johnathon Fox: AUDNZD, GOLD, OIL v USD and S&P 500 (full story)

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Brazil Ag – It’s Not All Good | Amazon Selling Trucks? | and more. (full story)

The commodity markets had a bit of SAD this week, the seasonal affective disorder tied to lack of daylight and melatonin. The stock markets were full of sunshiny optimism, even ignoring a lousy retail sales report because they assumed (as we did)... (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)

Global production for 2018/19 is forecast to gain 165,000 metric tons (tons) from the previous year to 814,000 on rebounding yields and output in the United States and Turkey, more […] (full story)

Beyond the perennial threats of pigweed and plant bugs, many Arkansas growers may face new twists on old adversaries in 2019. Non-GMO corn and borers As conventional corn acres in […] (full story)

The rice market has begun to see some movement this week, especially in the wake of last week’s WASDE report which was unsurprisingly bearish for the market. Export sales reporting have […] (full story)

Our weekly column looks at rallies in the energy markets while coffee & wheat drop. (full story)

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the complete set of tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report, which is scheduled to be released on March […] (full story)

The latest Quality Reports from the Lubbock, Lamesa, and Abilene Classing Offices are available online from a link on PCG’s web site here. These reports also are available directly from […] (full story)

The U.S. ethanol industry was rocked by low prices in 2018, especially in the second half of the year when prices reached their lowest levels in over a decade (Figure […] (full story)

Support is Holding, Trade Deal Still in Play (full story)

Farmland values in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District held steady in the fourth quarter of 2018 despite risks to ongoing stability. While demand for farmland remained relatively strong across the […] (full story)

The benefits of sulfur application have been widely seen across Minnesota for the last ten years. One question that seems to persist is, what is the best option when applying […] (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the S&P 500 ETF (IVV). I thought it was important to see just how much the Market has recovered since it's recent low point on 12/26/18. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 1/31 the ETF gained 2.5... (full story)

Spot quotations averaged 261 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)

Dollar run at 11 hits sale,Stocks late today, or Mon? Beans hold. (full story)

Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Weed Solutions. The lineup of articles includes plenty of Palmer pigweed, waterhemp and kochia, plus tips on tank mixing for best performance. (full story)

Social media has been full of MEME and cartoons that are poking fun at the “farting cows” mention in the Green New Deal’s FAQ sheet. (full story)

Last year we focused on pruning our newly planted pecan trees. Don’t underestimate the importance of pruning young pecan trees in order to train their growth. I have some pictures of trees […] (full story)

Beer drinkers around the country will be toasting farmers on Feb. 15 as a thank you to their hard work and dedication. (full story)

Forage sorghum silage in the Texas High Plains is a viable option with sugarcane aphid control, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service study. Texas High Plains feedlots and […] (full story)

The concept of an electric pickup truck took a positive turn this week with the announcement that Amazon is investing $700 million in Rivian, which is developing electrically powered pickups […] (full story)

Potential for 2019 and 2020 (full story)

Stocks, round up the shorts, (full story)

The landscape and levels. ES, CL, GC, ZB, ZN (full story)

Have you even wanted to travel in time? You can, at least when reading about the gold market. Many analysts claim that this year is like 2016 for the gold market. We invite you to read our todays article about the similarities and differences between the precious metals market then and today... (full story)

Grain markets continue to be jerked around by what seems to be ever changing opinions as to the progress with the U.S./Chinese trade negotiations. First, we hear that great progress is being made and then, really not so much. The March 1 st deadline will be extended and then again... (full story)

Cutbacks in production, winter weather and improved US financials are helping to drive up energy prices. Heating oil, along with crude oil and gasoline have been moving higher for while now. Some might say an inverted Head and Should Formation has taken place. (full story)

WHEAT General Comments Winter Wheat markets were lower. Attitudes on Wheat prices remain generally positive, but the market has struggled to move higher. Traders [...] (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was slightly higher in consolidation trading. Trends are down on the daily charts. The USDA reports on Friday gave no [...] (full story)

Beware of climaxing optimism in the S&P 500, but from much higher levels. (full story)

A cattle buyer in Ohio could face one year in prison for selling a calf to slaughter that was treated with antibiotics, and may face another five years for lying to federal agents. (full story)

The Border-Security Bill should be on the President’s desk to sign to avert another partial government shutdown until they play games in September. With the [...] (full story)

Bears have solid overall chart advantage. Still no early chart clues that market bottom is close at hand. (full story)

A ban from the past isn't exactly doing any favors for the gold market. Continue reading to see where it's coming from, and how it's affecting gold. (full story)

For at least a few reasons discussed here, 2019 will shape up to be an important and pivotal year for many farms and cotton growers. A lot has happened, more […] (full story)

U.S. stock index futures traded higher due to signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade talks. (full story)

The Permian Basin Cotton Conference will be held Feb. 28 at the Martin County Community Center, 301 St. Theresa St. in Stanton. The conference is hosted by the Texas A&M […] (full story)

Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)

Spain calls for snap elections in April. Italys Borghi bringing back euro-skeptic vibes. ECBs Couere admits economic slowdown broader and stronger than expected. TLTROs still possible. UK Retail Sales beat expectations for January, but Brexit fears continue to... (full story)

Ken Ferrie's tips on maximizing yield. (full story)

While the globe and oil prices are on pins and needles over the outcome of U.S. China trade talks, an outage at Saudi Arabia’s biggest [...] (full story)

Lots of folks are wondering what to use downstream for thrips in cotton. It’s critical to not only get the 1) active ingredient from your dealer, but also to get […] (full story)

Southeast Dryness and drought only exist in southeastern Florida. Several tenths of an inch fell on northern sections of the dry area, and little or none fell on central and […] (full story)

Moving forward if....... (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that trade talks with the United States will continue in Washington next week and that he hopes the two sides will be able to reach a mutually beneficial deal in the upcoming negotiations according to... (full story)

Politics (full story)