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CBOT markets opened as called with corn and wheat working lower to test support. SRW wheat futures quickly turned higher, however, as the bullish pennant formation WPI noted in yesterday’s Market Commentary proved correct. The wheat markets exploded higher by mid-day as buy-stops were triggered above key moving averages. The soy complex was reluctantly higher with soyoil leading the way and soybeans following amid support from that market and wheat.  USDA FAS reported that China booked 132,000 MT of 2020/21 corn along with 389,000 MT of new crop soybeans. The soybean sale has been rumored for a few days now and many are speculating that China is finishing purchases to fill its TRQ. China is also rumored to have booked two cargoe...

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Summary of Futures

Dec 20 Corn closed at $3.38/bushel, up $0.0375 from yesterday's close.  Sep 20 Wheat closed at $5/bushel, down $0.0375 from yesterday's close.  Nov 20 Soybeans closed at $8.9875/bushel, up $0.095 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Soymeal closed at $298.5/short ton, up $0.3 from yes...

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Forecasting developments in production agriculture

On behalf of a private U.S. agricultural technology provider, WPI’s team generated an econometric model to forecast the movement of concentrated corn production north and west from the traditional U.S. Corn Belt. WPI’s model has subsequently provided quantitative support to a multi-million-dollar investment into short-season corn variety development. WPI’s methodology included a series of interviews with regional grain elevators and seed consultants. Emphasizing outreach and communication with stakeholders who possess intimate sectoral knowledge – on-the-ground insights – is a regular component of WPI’s methodologies, made possible by WPI’s ever-growing network of industry contacts.

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