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The (EURUSD) appears to be gearing up to complete the 2 week plus Bull Flag consolidation and retest the psychologically key 1.05 whole figure level before the weekend.  With the EURUSD comfortably above downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart), the EURUSD has halted a slide since June 2021, which itself is a part of a major downtrend from 2008 (as can be seen remains intact on tradingview.com).  (full story)
FXE: 96.02 (+0.73)


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The USDA is enhancing crop insurance for silage sorghum producers by converting the Silage Sorghum Pilot Endorsement to permanent and allowing written agreements. These changes will take effect beginning with the 2023 crop year. “The designation... (full story)


In tonight’s Evening Edition, read about Corteva’s latest acquisition, a new bill designed to expand E15 sales, and changes to crop insurance programs. Corteva’s acquisition Corteva has plans to acquire Huston-based biologicals company,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 30-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 30-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 30-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 30-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 557-0410 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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With December in the delivery process, 5 contracts thus far, the contract traded 445 points higher on no limit. The other front months stopped at their 4 cent allotted limit through May ’23 with July up by 393 points on the day. New crop December closed above 80 cents for... (full story)
QQQ: 293.36 (+12.79)


Front month feeder cattle futures rallied 0.96% to 1.4% on the day, leaving the Jan contract at a net $2.17 gain for the week thus far. Live cattle also traded higher, gaining 27 to 87 cents on the day. Feb fats sit with a 55 cent gain for the week... (full story)
LEZ22: 153.075s (+0.400), LEG23: 155.675s (+0.875), LEJ23: 159.275s (+0.700), GFF23: 180.475s (+2.475), GFH23: 183.450s (+2.275)


Lean hog futures recovered 40 cents to $1.82 across the front month contracts on Wednesday. That still leaves Feb with a net $3.15 draw down for the week to date. The USDA National Average Base Hog Price for Wednesday was $2.15 higher at $86.06. The 11/28 CME Lean Hog Index... (full story)
HEZ22: 82.900s (+1.825), HEJ23: 90.650s (+0.900), KMZ22: 90.925s (+0.975)


Month end position squaring allowed wheat prices to rebound on Wednesday with double digit gains in the winter wheat contracts. December spring wheat was up 16 1/2 cents, but the other nearbys recovered just 4 1/2 to 8 1/2 cents on the day. SRW futures closed up by 10 1/2... (full story)
ZWZ22: 771-4s (+13-6), ZWH23: 786-4 (-9-0), ZWPAES.CM: 7.1880 (+0.2222), KEZ22: 913-2s (+12-2), KEPAWS.CM: 8.7136 (+0.1359), MWZ22: 956-6s (+16-4)


Bean prices were off their highs at the close on Wednesday, but still higher by 3 to 10 cents in the front months. Nov ’23 was left behind on just a 3 cent gain, and is now at a 70 1/2 cent discount to nearby Jan. Soybean meal prices stayed... (full story)
ZSF23: 1465-6 (-3-6), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.4628 (+0.0940), ZSH23: 1471-6 (-3-6), ZSK23: 1479-2 (-3-4)


Corn prices stayed in an 8 1/4 cent range on Wednesday but closed near the low of the day with 2 1/2 to 5 cent losses in the front months. The 2023 crop contracts were the weakest, widening the inverse to now 60 1/2 cents March ’23 to Dec ’23.... (full story)
ZCZ22: 658-4 (-3-4), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.7680 (+0.0469), ZCH23: 662-4 (-4-4), ZCK23: 661-0 (-4-2)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Wed Nov 30, 2022 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Compared to two weeks ago at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs and slaughter ewes steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3: Sioux Falls: ... (full story)


Many people are still seeing high food prices in the grocery store. A recent survey by American Farm Bureau looked specifically at the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner. The total cost for 10 people came to $64 and five cents, which is a 20 percent... (full story)


As a third-generation dairy farmer, Sutton Rucks of Milking R Dairy, Inc., in Okeechobee, Fla., is always looking for ways to grow the business he’s been part of since his pre-teen years. A pivotal moment several years ago prompted his family to... (full story)
BDZ22: 271.0000s (unch), BJZ22: 1.9950 (+0.0010), DFZ22: 142.5750s (-0.9250), DLZ22: 19.92 (+0.09)


The squeeze is believed to have begun.  Fat futures were lackluster in comparison to feeder cattle.  I continue to believe there is ample cattle on feed until at least February. When combined with still elevated cow and heifer slaughter, and a looming 1st quarter dump of beef from Brazil, I think it will be difficult to get cattle or beef much higher.  (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day higher, watching direct cash business develop at steady prices, with feeders finding additional support in the day’s lower move in corn.  December live cattle closed $.40... (full story)


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A new survey by AgReliant Genetics confirms tar spot is a top concern for farmers ahead of the 2023 season. Christy Toedebusch, vice president of product management, marketing, and digital agriculture, says more than half of the farmers surveyed... (full story)


Farmers raising oats and rye are now eligible for revenue protection, a crop insurance option available through USDA. Based on producer feedback, the Risk Management Agency (RMA) expanded Small Grains Crop Provisions to now include revenue... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 30-NOV-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The Illinois Milk Producers Association is recognizing Illinois farmers for their leadership, stewardship, and excellence in the dairy industry. David Ruppert of Montgomery County is the recipient of the 2022 Dairy Industry Service Award. Ruppert... (full story)


Ag groups across the country are calling on Congress to confirm nominees for two key ag positions before the end of the year. Brian Kuehl, executive director of Farmers for Free Trade, says a letter this week asks Senate leaders to secure the... (full story)


An extension crops educator encourages farmers to scrutinize every input decision. Liz Stahl with the University of Minnesota says the Nitrogen Rate Calculator is an online tool that can help growers in multiple states. “What would we... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Nov 30, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $236.49 $209.90 ... (full story)


A South Dakota cattleman says there’s been a shift in the cattle industry. President-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Todd Wilkinson says tighter cattle supplies create more opportunities for producers.  “We suddenly have the... (full story)


Hogs show strength (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on November 30, 2022 In the West, cream is becoming more available as milk production is improving in the region. Cream availability is outpacing strong demand and contributing to lower cream multiples. ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 48 - Released on November 30, 2022 Holiday related cream access continues to keep butter churning active. There has been plenty of cream for the increases in production, as some butter plant managers report they are ... (full story)


MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 48 - Released on November 30, 2022 Demand for cheese is steady in retail markets, while food service demand is slightly higher following the recent holiday. Contacts note strong export demand, though stakeholders say ... (full story)


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Contraction in the cattle industry is showing no signs of slowing. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says high beef cow and heifer slaughter rates are digging a really big hole for the cattle industry. “Down the road, I think if we ever get... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: WASHINGTON NOV 30 2022 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: TUE NOV 29 2022 ... (full story)