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SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Aug 04, 2020 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, August 04, 2020 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA wooled and shorn slaughter lambs steady to 15.00 lower, hair slaughter lambs steady to 15.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady... (full story)


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SEATTLE Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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The A merican Royal in Kansas City has cancelled its Quarter Horse Show, PRCA ProRodeo and the World Series of BBQ saying it is “simply not feasible”  when taking COVID-19 safety into consideration. Officials say they are moving ahead with other... (full story)


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There are reports of “a little” progress in talks Monday to combine the House and Senate passed COVID relief bills which are more than 2-Trillion dollars apart. Both measures contain stimulus funds for agriculture. House leaders Pelosi and Schumer... (full story)


The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is urging producers to comment on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines scientific report when it comes to beef. Danielle Beck, NCBA director of government affairs, tells Brownfield the USDA and HHS will combine what’s... (full story)


Argentina’s Ag Ministry has declared a state of agriculture emergency because of new locust clouds reported in a northern province, threatening crops and livestock. The Argentine government has begun financial assistance for farmers in a... (full story)


The treasurer of the United Soybean Board says it’s great to see the commitment of soybean farmers come to light as a dredging project in the lower Mississippi River is about to start. Meagan Kaiser, who grows corn and soybeans in Northwest Missouri,... (full story)


The sixty-day comment period starts Wednesday for USDA’s proposed changes to organic regulations.  USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service says they want to strengthen oversight and enforcement of the production, handling, and sale of organic... (full story)


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Michigan has become the first state to require COVID-19 testing for food and ag processing employees. The Emergency Order issued by the Department of Health and Human Services requires all migrant housing camps licensed by the state to conduct a... (full story)


A U.S. Senator from Minnesota is seeking direct aid for the turkey, biofuels, and processing sectors in the next coronavirus assistance package. Tina Smith is a Democrat and member of the Senate Ag Committee. “I’ve been working with... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day lower and feeder cattle were mostly lower ahead of this week’s widespread direct cash business.  August live cattle closed $.75 lower at $102.27 and October live cattle closed $.80... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Tue, Aug 04, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $171.76 $158.12 ... (full story)


Weed management comes with the territory, you could say. Best practice is to stay ahead of it by taking a long-term approach. Thanks to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board’s invested […] (full story)


An ag economist concerned about managing financial stress on the farm emphasizes knowing the cost of production. Dr. Joleen Hadrich with the University of Minnesota says it’s essential to an effective marketing plan. “So you know if it... (full story)


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Less than 10 days remain for the public to comment on the proposed 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. When it comes to dairy recommendations, some groups want the guidelines to go beyond recognizing the benefits of dairy products. The... (full story)


SJ_GR225 Las Cruces, NM Tue, Aug 04, 2020 USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News ***NOTE: THE PERCENTAGES FOR CORN GLUTEN FEED AND MEAL METHODOLOGY(BARGE, RAIL, AND TRUCK)HAVE CHANGED*** Corn Belt Weekly Feedstuffs Wholesale Values. FOB Production Point. Barge, Truck, and Rail dollars... (full story)


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says this year’s hypoxia zone in the Gulf of Mexico was much smaller than expected.   Dr. Nancy Rabalais, the chief scientist for the survey cruise that measured the zone, said it was... (full story)


The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious impact on US markets, but University of Missouri livestock economist Scott Brown says COVID-19 is also wreaking havoc on markets around the world.   A recent report from the USDA shows that global... (full story)


ORLANDO-IMPORTS Shipping Point Prices as of 04-AUG-2020 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


The distribution of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments are slowing and USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky says the department is urging producers to sign up by the August 28 deadline. We are looking at that to see what the reasons are –... (full story)


NW_LS902,Tue Aug 04 2020,USDA Market News,,, USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL,,,,, Choice white grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),7.0,,21.75,21.75, Yellow grease FOB CENTRAL(truck),,,,, Yellow grease ECB (truck),,,,, Loose lard PS and/or CP FOB PLANT(truck),,,,, Packer bleachable tallow... (full story)


NW_LS441 Des Moines, IA Tue, Aug 04, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 7.27 per cwt live, up 0.17 when compared to Monday's value. FOB CENTRAL... (full story)


NW_LS901,Tue Aug 04 2020,USDA Market News,,, BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN - LDS - PRICE RANGE - WTD AVG ---------,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean,,,,, Beef Cheek Meat trmd 70-75% lean export,,,,, Beef Feet nails off skin on,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70% lean,,,,, Beef Head Meat 60-70%... (full story)


NW_LS442 Des Moines, IA Tue, Aug 04, 2020 USDA Market News USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated) as of 3:00 PM. TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD Lds Price Range Wtd Avg INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL ... (full story)


NW_LS440 Des Moines, IA Tue, Aug 04, 2020 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM. BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN --------------------------------------- Items Lds ... (full story)


Sep. corn closed at $3.08 and 1/4, down 9 and 1/4 cents Aug. soybeans closed at $8.83 and 3/4, down 13 and 3/4 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $283.70, down $3.40 Aug. soybean oil closed at 31.53, down 14 points Sep. wheat closed at $5.08 and 1/4,... (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were again limit down Wednesday pressured by declining global markets and significant declines in cash trade ahead of a bearish dairy product report. August Class III milk down a dollar to... (full story)