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  • Re: Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day)

    Bonus coverage from Brazil: Darlene Santiago, Successful Farming-Brasil Editor The Brazilian grain production may reach 213.5 million metric tons, according to the first survey of the season 2015/2016, released by the National Supply Company…


  • Re: Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day)

    Big soybean purchase by the Chinese, Friday, according to the USDA.   Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 360,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2015/2016 marketing…


  • Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day)

    At 11:20am: USDA SAYS:   Corn= 13.55 billion bushels, with 168 bu./acre yield and 80.7 harvested acres.   Soybeans= 3.88 billion bushels, with 47.2 bu./acre yield and 82.4 million harvested acres.   As a result, corn has dropped 2…


  • Floor Talk October 8

    At the close: At the close, the Dec. corn futures settled 4 1/4 cents lower at $3.91 1/4.  Nov. soybean futures settled 9 3/4 cents lower at $8.81 1/4. Dec. wheat futures closed 5 1/4 cents lower at $5.11 1/2. Dec. soymeal futures finished…


  • Floor Talk October 7

    At the close: At the close, the Dec. corn futures settled 2 1/2 cents lower at $3.95 3/4.  Nov. soybean futures finished 3 cents higher at $8.91. Dec. wheat futures closed 9 1/2 cents lower at $5.16 3/4. Dec. soymeal futures ended $2.90 per…


  • Re: Floor Talk October 6

    Our counterparts in Brazil are reporting that delayed planting (due to dryness) of this year's soybean crops are causing concerns. In their own words: "Planting in Mato Grosso are late. Producers who signed contracts for delivery of soybeans in…



Soybeans Push Higher on USDA Data

DES MOINES, Iowa ( Friday, the CME Group's soybean market is responding…

US Grain, Soybean Carryouts Drop

DES MOINEA, Iowa ( all cases, the USDA raised the U.S. corn, soybean and wheat…

WASDE: U.S. Soybean Harvested Acreage Falls

DES MOINES, Iowa ( USDA lowered the U.S. 2015 corn and soybean production…