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Happy Independence Day! Greeting cards, calendars, prints and more at the Rubes one-stop humor Superstore! https://www.rubescartoons.com/store.html (full story)


Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) invests in long-term healthcare assets, primarily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. It has a very stable dividend, which now yields 9.3% with good covered call plays. (full story)


Energy led the commodities asset class higher in Q2 and since the end of 2021. The war in Ukraine created supply concerns that pushed oil over the $100 per barrel level. While oil remained below the 2008 peak, oil products and refining spreads rose to new all-time highs. Coal and ethanol prices moved higher, while natural gas exploded and imploded. (full story)


General Motors was the subject of unusual options activity with upside implications, suggesting brewing optimism for the automotive industry. (full story)


Nutrien Ltd., (NTR) provides crop inputs & services. It offers potash, nitrogen, phosphate & sulphate products, & financial solutions. The company also distribute through approximately 2000 retails locations in US, Canada, South America & Australia. It is based in Canada, comes under Basic Materials sector & trades as “NTR” ticker at NYSE. (full story)


Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) operates as specialty materials company globally. It serves transportation, personal care, wellness, food, feed, agriculture, building & construction, water treatment, energy, consumables, durables & electronic markets. (full story)


The S&P/TSX is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of largest companies by market capitalization on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada. It is a free float market capitalization weighted index. The index covers approximately 95 percent of the Canadian equities market. (full story)


Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve?  Get it sent to you directly every week.  Send a request by email:  jon@superiorfeed.com Market Commentary for 7/1/22 Corn USDA Acreage Report The USDA... (full story)


The Fertilizer Institute says rail service disruptions of fertilizer shipments could threaten global food security. Justin Louchheim, senior director of government affairs, tells Brownfield nutrients may not be delivered if disruptions continue,... (full story)


The bullish divergence in the stock market breadth and the price volume analysis of S&P 500 using the Wyckoff method suggest a potential big move ahead. (full story)


Corn (ZCU22) slid another 1% Friday adding to the steep losses since breaking upchannel support (on the weekly chart) 2 weeks ago. ZC is beginning to appear it may have overshot to the downside with Thursday’s break below downtrend support (on the daily chart).  (full story)


FS KKR Corp (FSK) is a business development company that invests in middle-market companies' debt securities. It now has a stable 13.73% dividend yield and offers good covered call income potential. (full story)


Corrections in the commodities asset class led four of six sectors lower in Q2 2022. Animal proteins, the sector that includes cattle and hog futures, moved higher as hogs and feeder cattle rallied, and live cattle futures moved to the downside. The meats will be in the peak demand season through September. (full story)


While Friday ended on a much-needed positive note, investors have plenty to chew on as they come back from the Fourth of July weekend. (full story)


Cotton prices trading inside large support zone between 93.50 and 77.22. (full story)


General Status With the fate of most of the borderline failing fields finally determined via insurance, we have been able to focus better on the well being of our surviving […] (full story)


Weed management has changed dramatically in recent years with herbicide resistant weeds, new herbicide technologies and challenging weather conditions. How do we develop resilient strategies to deal with all of […] (full story)


This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […] (full story)


Physical loss loans can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected […] (full story)


Physical loss loans can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected […] (full story)


June 30 finally arrived and the USDA had plenty for the rice market to digest.  Thursday’s lineup of reporting included Export Sales, Acreage, Rice Stocks and Agricultural Prices.  We’ll try to touch on each report […] (full story)


We have gotten some rains over the past week, although some of it was still isolated. Hopefully this will help kick the crop back in gear and get moving. We […] (full story)


Emerson Nafziger, Agronomy Extension Specialist, University of Illinois Although rain fell in many places in central and northern Illinois last weekend (June 25-26) this week’s drought map shows even more of […] (full story)


High Yield Disease of Rice As most rice is now into reproductive growth, all random things are showing up.  Sulfur and potassium deficiencies have begun to appear, along with some […] (full story)


GENERAL We finally got a much-needed break from the triple digit temperatures, and some areas even received some rain although it was much less than what is needed. Area crops […] (full story)


The market continues to plod along, but this week with a shot in the arm from the USDA planted acres and rice stocks reports. As all expected, acres were down from last year, registering in […] (full story)


Purdue ag economists Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert will release the July monthly outlook as a podcast on Wednesday July 13, 2022. The update will take place following the release of […] (full story)


General Situation Very hot and dry again this week with a couple of slight showers but no significant rain falls in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Cotton This week checking […] (full story)


It’s #FarmerFriday and time for you to meet Tom Ingram from Dawson, Ga! Tom’s farm is Motnella Farms. They grow peanuts and cotton. Tom enjoys farming because he feels like it’s in […] (full story)


Yusuf Khan and Will Horner reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “Fine farm weather and a rush of Russian grain ships through the Black Sea have taken the sting out of […] (full story)


The USDA’s June Hogs and Pigs report places the June 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 72.5 million head, down just slightly from last quarter and almost 1% lower than a year […] (full story)


TOP50’sTOP10 (SANDUSD, XTZUSD, MANAUSD, DOTUSD, MATICUSD, ATOMUSD, SOLUSD, FTTUSD, CROUSD, AVAXUSD) (full story)


Mississippi State University scientists will cohost a collaborative field day in the Mississippi Delta on July 13 to share information about cover crops, soil and water health, and irrigation automation […] (full story)


An irrigation specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service has gained national recognition for his outreach related to water conservation practices. Drew Gholson received the Early Career Award in […] (full story)


FMC Launches Three Initiatives To Improve Supply Chain Performance The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) recently announced three new initiatives that will enhance assistance to shippers, further improve compliance with FMC […] (full story)


Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman, Eleanor Song, and Tarso Veloso Ribeiro reported yesterday that, “Global grain markets are at a pivot point, with prices finally starting to ease after a dizzying surge earlier this […] (full story)


Summary Widespread moderate drought and abnormal dryness continued to form and expand across a large swath of the eastern U.S. this week, with a few areas of severe drought forming […] (full story)


Drought conditions remain far more prevalent across the western CONUS than the East, though pockets of drought and more widespread abnormal dryness have expanded rapidly across the south-central CONUS, Mississippi […] (full story)


The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 initiated an escalator clause for the farm safety net’s reference price.  We evaluate how this escalator would have influenced payments by the Price Loss Coverage […] (full story)


Ya know, when you ride around for several hours a day thinking about crops and walk in cotton fields half the time, your perspective jumps around.  You think of some […] (full story)


For more than a century the US has been a dominant force in world agricultural markets. Much of that influence can be attributed to 1) a large land base amenable […] (full story)


Happy 4th! Markets closed Monday (full story)


by Clark Kauffman The Iowa Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for landowners to sue for damages caused by large-scale animal confinements, saying it “wrongly decided” a 2004 case on Iowa’s right-to-farm law. In a 4-3 decision, the... (full story)


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Farm Journal announces Jennifer Richter has joined the company as vice president of AgWeb. Working as part of agriculture’s No. 1 website for industry information and market activity, she will provide strategic […] (full story)


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