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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are higher supported by the weaker US Dollar as 2016 winds down.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Getting veterans involved in agriculture | MSU Extension

Getting veterans involved in agriculture | MSU Extension

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are�mixed following yesterday's sharp fund-led rally. Outside markets�are mostly continuing their risk-on theme with crude and equities higher, and gold lower.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

MU Extension offers tips for negotiating new farmland leases | The Caldwell County News

MU Extension offers tips for negotiating new farmland leases | The Caldwell County News

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher on short covering after last week’s sharp losses. Trade volume is light with choppy markets expected into the New Year. The US Dollar is higher as the Stock indices are slightly lower on year end adjusting.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are mostly lower as traders prepare for option expiration and light volume. Outside markets are quiet but all trading in the negative territory ahead of a few key reports today.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Ag economists forecast weak crop prices, farm incomes in 2017

Ag economists forecast weak crop prices, farm incomes in 2017

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are mixed with the soy complex leading the short covering rally after the early week $.31 decline. Outside markets are narrowly mixed as traders prepare for the year end.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Michigan tree farms keep Christmas real

Michigan tree farms keep Christmas real

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are lower in overnight trade with soybeans taking the biggest hit. Outside markets�are watching international headlines after yesterday's terrorist attacks.

US Weekly Export Inspections�showed 478,213 tonnes of wheat, 769,008 tonnes of corn, and 1,731,565 tonnes of soybeans were exported for the week ending 12/15/2016.

Monday, December 19, 2016

'Respect Farmland' movement aims to save preserved acreage from encroaching development | Local News | lancasteronline.com

'Respect Farmland' movement aims to save preserved acreage from encroaching development | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are mixed with the soybean complex leading the correction. Outside markets are near unchanged as trade prepares for holiday markets.

Weather for South America provides more rain for Argentina on Wednesday and Thursday. Brazil’s weather remains excellent for crop development.

Friday, December 16, 2016

John Glenn's space travel taught him to appreciate farmland | AgriPulse

John Glenn's space travel taught him to appreciate farmland | AgriPulse

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Weekly export sales for the December 2nd to the 8th time-frame had corn sales at 1,540,092 metric tonnes (all but 24,050 were 2016/17 crop). This was well above the 800,000 - 1,100,000 expectation. We have now sold 59% of USDA's whole year goal,�over the 53% five year average.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are mostly lower due to headwinds from the sky rocketing US Dollar and plummeting gold values. The stock indexes are higher suggesting the Dow’s target of 20,000 is still intact.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

How to Invest in Farmland | Investing | US News

How to Invest in Farmland | Investing | US News

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower as markets wait for results from the FED on interest rates today at 1:00 CT. Overall, trade has a risk-off attitude this morning as the screen is mostly red. Crude oil and stock indexes�are lower on profit taking.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Trump eying an Agriculture pick that locked horns with meatpacking industry

Trump eying an Agriculture pick that locked horns with meatpacking industry

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are slightly lower as activity begins to look more and more like "holiday trade". Outside�markets continue to weigh�the ramifications of a likely interest rate hike at the conclusion of the FOMC meeting tomorrow.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Majority Of America's Farms Still Family-Owned | KMUW

Majority Of America's Farms Still Family-Owned | KMUW

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower except for soyoil which is getting support from the outside markets. Crude oil is higher on non-OPEC agreement to cut production. The US Dollar prepares for an interest rate hike on Wednesday.

Friday, December 09, 2016

All Calm on the Farmland Front - DTN Progressive Farmer

All Calm on the Farmland Front - DTN Progressive Farmer

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher�ahead of today's USDA Supply and Demand report. Outside markets will watch this mornings Michigan Sentiment number, then await next week's Fed decision.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Ricketts aims to eliminate effects of artificially inflated sales on farmland valuations - starherald.com: Regional/Statewide

Ricketts aims to eliminate effects of artificially inflated sales on farmland valuations - starherald.com: Regional/Statewide: Gov. Pete Ricketts announced changes Tuesday that are aimed at eliminating the effects of artificially inflated land sales on valuations of ranch and farmland.

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Weekly export sales report due out this morning has traders expecting big corn and soybean sales. Traders are estimating 700,000 to 1,000,000 tonnes of corn, 1,000,000 to 1,300,000 tonnes of soybeans and 300,000 to 500,000 tonnes of wheat sold last week.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Monday, December 05, 2016

New Zealand's 'largest farmer' to sell off 10 farms totalling 11,650ha - Agriland

New Zealand's 'largest farmer' to sell off 10 farms totalling 11,650ha - Agriland

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher on short covering as the US Dollar reacts to election results from EU countries. US stock indices and crude oil go from negative to positive to start the week.

Last week, grain futures were under pressure with corn closing 11 cents lower, soybeans down 18.5 and wheat down 15 cents.

Friday, December 02, 2016

Nebraska farmland overlooking Lake McConaughy draws $37 million in bids | Nebraska | omaha.com

Nebraska farmland overlooking Lake McConaughy draws $37 million in bids | Nebraska | omaha.com

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are higher�on position evening as traders mull recent demand data. This mornings�employment data will be watched closely by outside markets for its potential dollar and interest rate impact.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are mixed with the soybean complex higher on short covering. The US Dollar is lower while crude continues its march higher.

Export interest�for corn and soybeans at the US gulf �has slowed down as the dollar rises and Brazil exporters become more aggressive. Corn buyers have filled their short term needs and are now looking for lower prices to fill their shopping carts again.