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The USDA says the week ending November 24th was a generally bearish week for export sales. Corn, pork, wheat, rice, and soybean product sales were all below the previous week’s levels and while soybeans, beef, sorghum, and cotton did see... (full story)


President Biden urged the Senate to vote by the end of the week to avert a nationwide rail freight shutdown that would wound the U.S. economy. On a bipartisan roll call, the House passed legislation on Wednesday to impose a contract on railroad labor... (full story)


MD_DA770 Lactose - Central and Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Lactose prices are unchanged this week. Manufacturers are beginning to float out their Q1 offers. The market tone associated with these offers is a bit of a mixed bag so far.... (full story)


MD_DA710 Dry Whole Milk - U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Dry whole milk trading activity was slower in the wake of the holiday week. Some expectations are that trading will remain quiet until the 2023 trading year begins. Most production,... (full story)


MD_DA751 Casein - National Casein Report for U.S. Imports Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Acid and rennet casein prices are unchanged, as market participants work toward contractual agreements for 2023. Some contract pricing for next year does... (full story)


MD_DA540 Dry Whey - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 In the West, the top of the price range and mostly price series moved lower while the bottom of each was unchanged this week. Market prices for dry whey moved up a penny, on the CME, ... (full story)


MD_DA771 Whey Protein Concentrate - Central and Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Spot market activity for whey protein concentrate 34% is largely quiet. A few spot sales pulled the bottom of the mostly price series lower. WPC 34% that is... (full story)


MD_DA530 Dry Whey - Central U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Dry whey production is steady to increasing, as milk volumes moving into Class III channels have increased following the summer downticks in milk output. Dry whey prices shifted lower ... (full story)


MD_DA560 Dry Whey - Eastern U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Dry whey prices moved lower at the top of the range, while the bottom was unchanged in the East. Contacts report limited spot trading this week, as domestic demand has remained light ... (full story)


MD_DA640 Nonfat Dry Milk - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Prices for low/medium nonfat dry milk (NDM) moved lower on both ends of the range and at the bottom of the mostly, in the West. Market prices for low/medium heat NDM have moved... (full story)


MD_DA650 Nonfat Dry Milk - Eastern and Central U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Central: Low/medium heat nonfat dry milk (NDM) prices moved lower on the top of the range and both ends of the mostly series. Trading in the Central region was busier... (full story)


MD_DA240 Fluid Milk and Cream - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 In California contacts report steady to lower milk production. Output is, reportedly, up from last month but is below November of 2021 volumes. Milk volumes are available... (full story)


MD_DA350 Buttermilk - Eastern and Central U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 CENTRAL: Dry buttermilk prices in the Central region moved lower. An increase in cream availability, leading to more churning and the resulting condensed buttermilk, has... (full story)


MD_DA230 Fluid Milk and Cream - Central U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 The agreeable weather for corn harvest has brought on some adequate silage for dairy farmers in the upper Midwest. They say this will assist in the current trend of... (full story)


MD_DA340 Buttermilk - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on December 01, 2022 Dry buttermilk prices have continued to decline in the West, as contacts say purchasers are searching for loads priced similarly to or below nonfat dry milk. Demand for dry... (full story)


The president of Solutions from the Land says agriculture plays a critical role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ernie Shea tells Brownfield the organization sent a group of farmers to the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference... (full story)


Legislation to prevent a nationwide rail strike is being considered by the U.S. Senate. Chuck Lippstreu with the Michigan Agri-Business Association says any disruption would have a severe impact on the state’s ag industry.  “And unfortunately, it... (full story)


TV_LS100 Thomasville, GA Thu Dec 01, 2022 USDA-GA Dept Ag Market News Atlanta Information for AP Cattle and Calves: At Georgia auction markets on Wednesday medium and large 1-2 300- 400 lb feeder steers sold at 172.00 to 203.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00 to 195.00; 500-600 lbs... (full story)


Yesterday confirmed the risk-on turn in S&P 500 and beyond as Powell didn‘t spook the markets in the end. So, not even a temporary setback, let alone crash that many others had been calling for. Face ripper rallies stretching from stocks, bonds, over to precious metals, base metals and even... (full story)


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The US Thanksgiving holiday is the official end of the 2022 harvest season. Farmers across the Northern Hemisphere are on a well-deserved vacation and will rest up for the 2023 crop year that starts when the snow melts in March and April. Meanwhile, farmers below the equator are moving into the growing season as the summer months begin. Grain prices remain at multiyear highs as we move into the final month of 2022. (full story)
ZCH23: 663-0 (-4-0), FLF23: 2.24000s (-0.04750), ZSF23: 1433-0 (-36-4), ZWH23: 788-6 (-6-6), CORN: 26.34 (-0.08)


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AL_LS605 Las Cruces, NM Thu Dec 1, 2022 USDA Market News Arizona to Mexico Livestock Exports ... (full story)


AL_LS600 Las Cruces, NM Thu Dec 1, 2022 USDA Market News Texas to Mexico Daily Livestock Exports ... (full story)


AL_LS635 Las Cruces, NM Thu, Dec 1, 2022 USDA Market News US to Mexico Weekly Livestock Export Summary ... (full story)


AJ_PY029 Atlanta, GA Thu. Dec 01, 2022 USDA Market News Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales ... (full story)


All eyes are on the US Senate to get a bill passed that averts a shutdown of the nation’s railroads. The House gave bipartisan approval to a bill on Wednesday that would implement a tentative rail agreement recommended by a presidential board. ... (full story)


RA_FV001 Raleigh, NC-Summary of Farmers' Market Prices in North Carolina Provided by: Fruit & Vegetable Market News Office Federal-State Market News Office - Raleigh, NC Phone: 919-707-3156 Internet Address: http://www.ncagprices.org STATE FARMERS MARKET - RALEIGH,... (full story)


In this episode, a CROPLAN agronomic expert discusses actionable insights from the 2022 growing season that can set farmers up for success next year. ...         (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON DEC 01 2022 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: WED NOV 30 2022 10,000 POUND UNITS (COMMODITY TOTALS FOLLOW ASTERIKS) ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON DEC 01 2022 RAIL AND PIGGYBACK SHIPMENTS FOR: WED NOV 30 2022 CAR AND VAN COUNT ... (full story)


RA_PY002 Raleigh, NC Thursday, December 01, 2022 USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable. The estimated slaughter for Thursday in North... (full story)


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A storm system moving inland across the western U.S. will traverse the nation’s mid-section on Friday before moving into eastern Canada during the weekend.  Impacts—including widespread gusty winds; snow in the north-central U.S.; and possible severe... (full story)


Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for near- or below-normal temperatures and near- or above-normal precipitation across most of the country. Warmer-than-normal weather will be confined to the Deep South, from Texas and southeastern New... (full story)


COLUMBIA, SC Thursday, December 01, 2022 South Carolina State Farmers Market - Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal State Market News Office Columbia, SC CA_FV001 Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00 a.m.... (full story)


While Petco Health and Wellness bounced higher in recent sessions due to an encouraging earnings report, macroeconomic forces may ultimately dictate WOOF stock’s trajectory. (full story)
WOOF: 11.12 (+0.08)


Oil prices surge as the US refiners are making heroic efforts to alleviate a winter fuel shortage. They are running at record-breaking rates to keep Americans warm. The US refining industry is doing more with less even as they are under continued fire from the Biden administration which has accused them of price gouging and war profiteering. (full story)


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Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Larry Lee will be on the ground in Wisconsin Dells December 10 – 11, 2022 for the Wisconsin Farmers Union Convention. ...         (full story)