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The (USDCAD) has bounced strongly off the November low, and is suddenly testing the 61.8% Fib retrace of the October to November slide.  For now, the USDCAD appears to want to complete the Bull Flag consolidation since the October high, and retest the 2022 high and the psychologically key 1.40 whole figure level by January sometime.  (full story)
FXC: 71.63 (+0.06)


If you listen carefully, you can hear the gold bugs beginning to chatter about higher gold prices. And this time, they may be correct. But have a little patience before loading the boat with gold products. (full story)
GCG23: 1,798.1 (+0.1), GLD: 166.33 (+1.49), GLDM: 35.49 (+0.31)


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In tonight's Evening Edition, meet a dairy farmer who is turning cattle waste into a revenue stream, see why the top republican on the House Ag Committee says the farm bill needs to provide more long-term certainty for farmers, and get help figuring... (full story)


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TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures broke a six-day losing streak, following the soybean and wheat markets higher. March corn added four cents to close... (full story)


After initial follow through selling, the hog market firmed up for a positive midweek close. Feb stayed in the red and went home 27 cents weaker, but the other nearby contracts were 2 to77 cents higher on the day. The 12/03 CME Lean Hog Index was $82.94, up by 15... (full story)
HEZ22: 82.375s (+0.100), HEJ23: 92.825s (+0.025), KMZ22: 88.125s (-1.075)


After early week strength, cotton futures faded on Wednesday. The triple digit losses in the front months flipped March net lower for the week, down 276 points on Wednesday and a net 137 lower for the week to date. Equity futures are lower again today, but off of the intraday... (full story)


Wheat futures bounced back on Wednesday with double digit gains of as much as 3% in Chicago. The other front months gained 16 to 20 1/2 cents. For the March that still has the contract at a net 11 1/2 cent loss for the week. KC futures were 17 to... (full story)
ZWZ22: 727-0s (+21-4), ZWH23: 745-4 (-4-0), ZWPAES.CM: 6.8242 (+0.2080), KEZ22: 864-4s (+18-6), KEPAWS.CM: 8.1195 (+0.1874), MWZ22: 912-6s (+6-2)


Fat cattle firmed up in the afternoon after early session weakness. At the bell April and August were UNCH, with 7 to 12 cent losses in Feb and Jun respectively. The Dec contract was up 37 cents to stay firm with cash during the delivery process. USDA confirmed $156 trade... (full story)
LEZ22: 151.925s (+0.375), LEG23: 153.550s (-0.075), LEJ23: 157.625s (unch), GFF23: 180.900s (-0.900), GFH23: 183.250s (-0.900)


Meal futures continue to lead beans higher with another 2.3% to 2.9% gain on Wednesday. With BO’s 1.1% to 1.4% drop, that left beans 0.9% to 1.1% higher. Jan gained 17 cents on the day and printed the highest close since September 20th. The day’s $14.78 high was still under... (full story)
ZSF23: 1479-4 (+7-4), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.4823 (+0.1613), ZSH23: 1484-2 (+7-0), ZSK23: 1490-2 (+6-0)


Corn found technical support yesterday and bounced for the midweek session. For the week the March contract is still a net 5 cents weaker. Red Dec ended the day with a 3 cent gain, tightening the Dec-Dec spread to 31 1/2 cents – it was over a dollar at the... (full story)
ZCZ22: 630-0 (+2-2), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.4689 (+0.0407), ZCH23: 643-2 (+2-0), ZCK23: 644-6 (+2-0)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mixed ahead of the week’s direct cash business.  Feeders were lower on the higher move in corn.  February live cattle closed $.07 lower at $153.55 and April lives were unchanged at... (full story)


A livestock economist says potential growth in the pork industry depends on a couple of different factors. Dr. Steve Meyer, with Iowa-based Partners for Production Agriculture, says some of the challenges facing expansion are labor and production... (full story)


Managing weed resistance continues to be one of the biggest challenges farmers across the country face every growing season.  Padma Commuri, head of R&D in North America for BASF Agricultural Solutions says producers should work with local... (full story)


Michigan Farm Bureau says one of the biggest wins for agriculture in Lansing this year was funding dairy and greenhouse facility upgrades at Michigan State University. Senior Industry Relations Specialist Ernie Birchmeier tells Brownfield their... (full story)


Michigan Corn Growers Association members are reminiscing about their roots as part of their golden anniversary. Southeast grower Doug Darling tells Brownfield his father was a founding farmer in 1972 when corn was only $1.10 per bushel. “They... (full story)


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Consumer demand for pork has held strong despite a more than 30 percent increase in retail pork prices over the past few years. But, Ag Economist Jayson Lusk with Purdue University says a recent survey by the university shows that consumers are... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Wed, Dec 07, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $233.98 $208.31 ... (full story)


MD_DA440 Butter - Western U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 Cream volumes are available in the West. Contacts say demand for cream is steady to lighter, as some sellers are getting fewer inquiries for cream than in prior weeks. Butter makers are ... (full story)


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MD_DA840 Cheese - Western U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 In the West, retail demand for cheese is steady as grocers are purchasing loads to ensure they can meet upcoming holiday demands. Food service demand is unchanged this week. Export ... (full story)


MD_DA431 Butter - Central U.S. Report 49 - Released on December 07, 2022 Butter producers report similar sentiments as recent weeks, in general. Cream is widely available, and is expected to remain so through the rest of the year. Holiday orders have ... (full story)


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Dec. corn closed at $6.27 and 3/4, up 2 and 1/4 cents Jan. soybeans closed at $14.72, up 17 cents Dec. soybean meal closed at $462.20, up $13.00 Dec. soybean oil closed at 63.15, down 72 points Dec. wheat closed at $7.27, up 21 and 1/4 cents Dec.... (full story)


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