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The CBOT found plenty of support today from the weekend attack in Saudi Arabia that sent crude oil futures sharply higher. Between the support building late last week anyway, the weekend news was sufficient to keep sellers at bay in nearly every commodity except soymeal. Soyoil, biodiesel and ethanol have opportunities to directly benefit from higher crude oil prices and October ethanol futures finished 3 percent higher. This afternoon, USDA noted that corn and soybean crop conditions ratings stayed essentially the same, with historically low percentages in the good/excellent categories. The crops remain stubbornly behind in their maturity, though good weather will help that process continue this week. If you haven’t already, you sho...

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On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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