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Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

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Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.58/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.975/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.3625/bushel, down $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $372.3/short ton, down $1.8...

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Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA/AFRICA – MEA REGION Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) hopes to reach an agreement with the government that would guarantee the purchase of 650,000 MT of KRG wheat production. In 2023, Iraq bought 500,000 MT of KRG wheat...

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Market Commentary Market Commentary: Wheat Leads the Way on Weather Worries; Soyoil Rallies on China SAF Plans

Reports of frost damage in Ukraine sent CBOT futures higher to start the week with wheat once again leading the way. Weather conditions remain challenging for wheat seemingly across the entire Northern Hemisphere, which has created the meteoric rise in values. Now, concerning weather forecasts...

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WPI Crop Progress and Conditions App (Updated 20 May)

Update for 1 April 2024: Last year, users pointed out differences between the 5-year averages reported in this app and what USDA estimates in its weekly report. The difference exists because WPI calculates average based on the last 5 years of observations for the current week. In cases where ob...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.605/bushel, up $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.8875/bushel, up $0.375 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.48/bushel, up $0.2 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $374.1/short ton, up $5.3 from yeste...

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European Market Analysis

Regional News  Russia’s agriculture ministry announced that 900,000 hectares of crops will need to be reseeded this year after several frosts/freeze events that destroyed crops in south/central Russia.  The French spring crop area is forecast to include 1.44 Mha of corn (up 9.6...

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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Corn  Argentina’s corn harvest continues to progress slowly, slower than WPI expected. It currently spans 25 percent of the area, which implies an 8 percent delay compared to the five-year average. The progress is slowed as combines are still fully engaged in harvesting soybeans and...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bulls Rest Amid Quiet Headlines but Weather Minimizes Downside Potential

The CBOT was mixed to close a week that has generally featured quiet or range-bound trade (except the soyoil market) with traders seemingly weighing their long-term outlooks amid conflicting weather and production signals. Wheat was lower on Friday with pressure coming from larger-than-expected...

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CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.525/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.5125/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.28/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $368.8/short ton, up $1.1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: A Breather in the Market

There was little pushing the market one way or another today, other than a sense that things had been pushed high enough for now. The open was mostly higher but that softened not long after the open. The run-up in prices last week led to farmer selling, and so this was a third day of selling co...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.58/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.975/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.3625/bushel, down $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $372.3/short ton, down $1.8...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA/AFRICA – MEA REGION Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) hopes to reach an agreement with the government that would guarantee the purchase of 650,000 MT of KRG wheat production. In 2023, Iraq bought 500,000 MT of KRG wheat...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Market Commentary Market Commentary: Wheat Leads the Way on Weather Worries; Soyoil Rallies on China SAF Plans

Reports of frost damage in Ukraine sent CBOT futures higher to start the week with wheat once again leading the way. Weather conditions remain challenging for wheat seemingly across the entire Northern Hemisphere, which has created the meteoric rise in values. Now, concerning weather forecasts...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

WPI Crop Progress and Conditions App (Updated 20 May)

Update for 1 April 2024: Last year, users pointed out differences between the 5-year averages reported in this app and what USDA estimates in its weekly report. The difference exists because WPI calculates average based on the last 5 years of observations for the current week. In cases where ob...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.605/bushel, up $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.8875/bushel, up $0.375 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.48/bushel, up $0.2 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $374.1/short ton, up $5.3 from yeste...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

European Market Analysis

Regional News  Russia’s agriculture ministry announced that 900,000 hectares of crops will need to be reseeded this year after several frosts/freeze events that destroyed crops in south/central Russia.  The French spring crop area is forecast to include 1.44 Mha of corn (up 9.6...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Corn  Argentina’s corn harvest continues to progress slowly, slower than WPI expected. It currently spans 25 percent of the area, which implies an 8 percent delay compared to the five-year average. The progress is slowed as combines are still fully engaged in harvesting soybeans and...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bulls Rest Amid Quiet Headlines but Weather Minimizes Downside Potential

The CBOT was mixed to close a week that has generally featured quiet or range-bound trade (except the soyoil market) with traders seemingly weighing their long-term outlooks amid conflicting weather and production signals. Wheat was lower on Friday with pressure coming from larger-than-expected...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.525/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.5125/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.28/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $368.8/short ton, up $1.1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: A Breather in the Market

There was little pushing the market one way or another today, other than a sense that things had been pushed high enough for now. The open was mostly higher but that softened not long after the open. The run-up in prices last week led to farmer selling, and so this was a third day of selling co...

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