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U.S. grains: Soybeans firm on slowed planting progress

Wheat rangebound as Northern Hemisphere weather watched

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures firmed on Wednesday as a slowdown in plantings in the Midwest and forecasts for more disruptive weather lifted prices to two-week highs, although technical selling kept a lid on gains. Corn also edged higher after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported slower-than-anticipated planting in a weekly crop […] Read more



U.S. grains: CBOT wheat hits lowest since March

Soybeans, corn firm as oil rallies

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. wheat futures fell to their lowest in more than two months on Monday, pressured by sluggish demand on the export front and some much-needed rain in the U.S. Plains, traders said. Soybean futures were higher, supported by gains in the crude oil market as well as strong demand from China. […] Read more


U.S. grains: Wheat ends week down four per cent

Soybean, corn futures firm

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell on Friday and recorded their biggest weekly slide in a month, dragged down by rising global stockpiles and improving crop prospects in Europe that signal strong competition for export business, analysts said. Soybean and corn futures closed modestly higher in rangebound trade. Chicago Board of Trade July […] Read more



U.S. grains: Wheat nears two-month low on export competition

Corn, soybean futures also sag

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures slid to a near two-month low on Wednesday, testing psychological support at the $5-per-bushel mark, pressured by forecasts for rising global grain supplies and strong export competition, analysts said. Soybean and corn futures also declined as a speedy U.S. planting pace supported expectations for large harvests. Traders shrugged […] Read more

CBOT weekly outlook: Global grain stocks exert pressure

MarketsFarm — A forecast of sizeable global ending stocks is weighing on values at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), according to Terry Reilly, senior commodity analyst for Futures International in Chicago. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday issued its monthly supply and demand report in which it forecast global corn carryout to […] Read more


U.S. corn production expected way up in USDA’s May WASDE

MarketsFarm — There will be sharp increases in the United States’ 2020-21 corn production — and especially in ending stocks, according to the latest monthly supply and demand report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The department issued its latest world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE) on Tuesday. U.S. soybean planted acres and […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans up on export demand

USDA data awaited

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures firmed on Monday, reaching a 3-1/2 week high on fresh export sales to top global buyer China, traders said. Corn and wheat futures drifted lower as traders adjusted positions a day ahead of a monthly supply/demand report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which analysts expect the […] Read more