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Wheat Update; Bullish World Corn Numbers

Last Friday we updated our view of the tightening world wheat situation and how that will eventually force the wheat market to rally. It was noted in different market commentaries this morning that wheat prices in Australia have been steadily separating themselves from world prices. The result of that, of course, will be even smaller wheat exports from Australia than we forecast last Friday. Eastern Australia has a major shortage of feed supplies because of the drought, and that will force wheat from West Australia, the country’s primary export source for this commodity, to move to that region. Keep in mind that Australia’s barley crop has also been severely affected by the drought, and those supplies were tightening beforehand...

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