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Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.4975/bushel, down $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.315/bushel, down $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.135/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $322/short ton, down $2.3 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were higher overnight as continued rain across the Midwest threatens the corn and soybean crops. At this point, there are many fields that will simply go unplanted, while planted crops will deteriorate due to the excessive moisture. One potential problem is that th...

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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil The weather-driven rally in CBOT soybeans has left Brazilian basis steadily weaker. It dropped 10 cents/bushels last week, especially for nearby positions, on slight Chinese demand. Despite the CBOT’s rally, Dalian soymeal and soyoil futures are steady/lower, reducing crus...

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Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.5475/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.395/bushel, up $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.1275/bushel, up $0.16 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $324.3/short ton, up $0.8 from ye...

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Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Milling Wheat Southeast Europe and Black Sea wheat markets are mostly steady to start the week despite rising prices in France, Germany and the U.S. The Black Sea region has been under a hot/dry weather pattern that has yet to create significant concerns for the wheat crop there. Soil moistures...

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No Growth Out of Bear Market

Historically, the keys to getting out of bear commodity markets have been economic growth and production cuts in response to low prices. Rising grain and oilseed stocks from the 1997 Asian financial crisis began to subside as the recovery in world gross domestic product (GDP) growth boosted dem...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.53/bushel, up $0.11 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.385/bushel, up $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.9675/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $323.5/short ton, up $1.8 from yest...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The markets were slightly firmer overnight but then caught a little fire this morning. It is starting to seem that those in the corn market are considering the possibility that the 2019 U.S. crop could fall below 13 billion bushels. There is also more concern now that not all the soybean acres...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were higher overnight with large volumes traded. July corn traded over 95,000 contracts, July soybeans saw volume near 22,000 contracts, and July SRW wheat swapped 12,000 contracts. The overnight move higher in heavy volume was hugely important in setting the stage...

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Export Sales

Wheat:  Net sales for the 2019/2020 marketing year, which began June 1, totaled 47,600 MT metric tons, resulting increases for Japan (112,100 MT, including 11,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (75,300 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Taiwan (56,7...

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Oilseed Highlights: PNW Soybeans; Damage to U.S. Soy Industry; U.S. Soy Export Sales

High Mississippi Barge Rates Make PNW Soy Shipments a Bargain Normally, cash prices for soybeans are about $0.50/bushel ($18.40/MT) higher at export elevators in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) than at those located along the Mississippi River. However, the premium has dropped to no more than aroun...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.42/bushel, up $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.355/bushel, up $0.0925 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.88/bushel, up $0.1 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $321.7/short ton, up $2.2 from yesterd...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Uncertainty Reigns

Despite the plethora of new data sources such as crop tours, field surveys, satellite imagery and the numerous forecasts they support, there is still great uncertainty about the global crop supply. The influential combination of climate change and genetics presents enough doubts about the real...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were lower overnight in a correction from yesterday’s WASDE-induced move higher. There was little fresh news last night, but additional commercial hedges were placed after yesterday’s strong gains. The day session found significant short covering in soy...

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Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.3/bushel, up $0.0225 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.2625/bushel, up $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.78/bushel, up $0.1875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $319.5/short ton, up $5.1 from ye...

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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3-7 June 2019 Prices on the domestic market continued to either decrease moderately or remain stable in RUB expression. Export prices for 2019 wheat (12.5 percent protein content) rose slightly in their bottom segment to $196-198/MT FOB Black Sea, while that average price...

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China In-Country Analysis

Oilseeds Soymeal Inventory Up as Crushing Activity Increases With feed demand continuing to show solid improvement through the first full week of June, soybean crushers have steadily ramped up activity. Last week China’s estimated soymeal inventory had its largest gain this year, rising 9...

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WASDE Soyoil

USDA Reported: 2018/19 reduced soybean oil used for biodiesel production, and higher soybean oil ending stocks.  The 2019/20 season-average price for soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 29.5 cents per pound. ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Today’s trading revolved around the June WASDE report with corn, soybeans and wheat lower before its release as traders anticipated only minor changes to the U.S. balance sheets. Corn moved swiftly higher after the report was issued, however, as USDA surprised the market by drastically cu...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.2775/bushel, up $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.18/bushel, up $0.105 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.5925/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $314.4/short ton, up $1 from yest...

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WASDE Soymeal

USDA Reported: 2018/19 increased soybean meal imports and exports. The 2019/20 season-average price for soybean meal prices are forecast at $295 per short ton, up 5 dollars...

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WASDE Soybeans

USDA Reported:  This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2019/20 include higher beginning and ending stocks.  Beginning stocks are raised reflecting a 75-million-bushel reduction in projected exports for 2018/19 based on lower-than-expected shipments in May and a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Consolidation was the word of the day ahead of tomorrow’s WASDE report. Corn finished slightly higher for the most part, while soybeans and wheat added a few pennies’ value. There was notable short covering in the soy complex as traders evened their positions after several days of l...

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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil The market was quiet last week as the Chinese were not actively buying and instead waited for basis to fall after rising for the past several weeks. It was further slowed by the lack of selling by Brazilian farmers. Their selling interest was quelled by the real’s recent r...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.4975/bushel, down $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.315/bushel, down $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.135/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $322/short ton, down $2.3 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were higher overnight as continued rain across the Midwest threatens the corn and soybean crops. At this point, there are many fields that will simply go unplanted, while planted crops will deteriorate due to the excessive moisture. One potential problem is that th...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil The weather-driven rally in CBOT soybeans has left Brazilian basis steadily weaker. It dropped 10 cents/bushels last week, especially for nearby positions, on slight Chinese demand. Despite the CBOT’s rally, Dalian soymeal and soyoil futures are steady/lower, reducing crus...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.5475/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.395/bushel, up $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.1275/bushel, up $0.16 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $324.3/short ton, up $0.8 from ye...

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Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Milling Wheat Southeast Europe and Black Sea wheat markets are mostly steady to start the week despite rising prices in France, Germany and the U.S. The Black Sea region has been under a hot/dry weather pattern that has yet to create significant concerns for the wheat crop there. Soil moistures...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

No Growth Out of Bear Market

Historically, the keys to getting out of bear commodity markets have been economic growth and production cuts in response to low prices. Rising grain and oilseed stocks from the 1997 Asian financial crisis began to subside as the recovery in world gross domestic product (GDP) growth boosted dem...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.53/bushel, up $0.11 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.385/bushel, up $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.9675/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $323.5/short ton, up $1.8 from yest...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The markets were slightly firmer overnight but then caught a little fire this morning. It is starting to seem that those in the corn market are considering the possibility that the 2019 U.S. crop could fall below 13 billion bushels. There is also more concern now that not all the soybean acres...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were higher overnight with large volumes traded. July corn traded over 95,000 contracts, July soybeans saw volume near 22,000 contracts, and July SRW wheat swapped 12,000 contracts. The overnight move higher in heavy volume was hugely important in setting the stage...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Export Sales

Wheat:  Net sales for the 2019/2020 marketing year, which began June 1, totaled 47,600 MT metric tons, resulting increases for Japan (112,100 MT, including 11,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (75,300 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Taiwan (56,7...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: PNW Soybeans; Damage to U.S. Soy Industry; U.S. Soy Export Sales

High Mississippi Barge Rates Make PNW Soy Shipments a Bargain Normally, cash prices for soybeans are about $0.50/bushel ($18.40/MT) higher at export elevators in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) than at those located along the Mississippi River. However, the premium has dropped to no more than aroun...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.42/bushel, up $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.355/bushel, up $0.0925 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.88/bushel, up $0.1 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $321.7/short ton, up $2.2 from yesterd...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Uncertainty Reigns

Despite the plethora of new data sources such as crop tours, field surveys, satellite imagery and the numerous forecasts they support, there is still great uncertainty about the global crop supply. The influential combination of climate change and genetics presents enough doubts about the real...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy complex futures were lower overnight in a correction from yesterday’s WASDE-induced move higher. There was little fresh news last night, but additional commercial hedges were placed after yesterday’s strong gains. The day session found significant short covering in soy...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.3/bushel, up $0.0225 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.2625/bushel, up $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.78/bushel, up $0.1875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $319.5/short ton, up $5.1 from ye...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3-7 June 2019 Prices on the domestic market continued to either decrease moderately or remain stable in RUB expression. Export prices for 2019 wheat (12.5 percent protein content) rose slightly in their bottom segment to $196-198/MT FOB Black Sea, while that average price...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains

China In-Country Analysis

Oilseeds Soymeal Inventory Up as Crushing Activity Increases With feed demand continuing to show solid improvement through the first full week of June, soybean crushers have steadily ramped up activity. Last week China’s estimated soymeal inventory had its largest gain this year, rising 9...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

USDA Reported: 2018/19 reduced soybean oil used for biodiesel production, and higher soybean oil ending stocks.  The 2019/20 season-average price for soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 29.5 cents per pound. ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Today’s trading revolved around the June WASDE report with corn, soybeans and wheat lower before its release as traders anticipated only minor changes to the U.S. balance sheets. Corn moved swiftly higher after the report was issued, however, as USDA surprised the market by drastically cu...

soy-oilseeds feed-grains wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 19 Corn closed at $4.2775/bushel, up $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Wheat closed at $5.18/bushel, up $0.105 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $8.5925/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 19 Soymeal closed at $314.4/short ton, up $1 from yest...

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WASDE Soymeal

USDA Reported: 2018/19 increased soybean meal imports and exports. The 2019/20 season-average price for soybean meal prices are forecast at $295 per short ton, up 5 dollars...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA Reported:  This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2019/20 include higher beginning and ending stocks.  Beginning stocks are raised reflecting a 75-million-bushel reduction in projected exports for 2018/19 based on lower-than-expected shipments in May and a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Consolidation was the word of the day ahead of tomorrow’s WASDE report. Corn finished slightly higher for the most part, while soybeans and wheat added a few pennies’ value. There was notable short covering in the soy complex as traders evened their positions after several days of l...

soy-oilseeds wheat feed-grains

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Brazil The market was quiet last week as the Chinese were not actively buying and instead waited for basis to fall after rising for the past several weeks. It was further slowed by the lack of selling by Brazilian farmers. Their selling interest was quelled by the real’s recent r...

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