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'Rain Makes Grain' Theory Tested, Analyst Says By: U.S. crops have a situation where "rain doesn't make grain", according to the USDA Crop Progress report.  Instead, it is the wet period that is continuing to hamper crops in the US such that yield…
Corn, Wheat Prices Seen Moving Up Tuesday By: On Tuesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets are expected to start mostly higher. The early calls for the commodities on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, are mixed. Corn is seen opening 3-4…
Funds Get 'Long' Soybeans, Ahead of USDA By: Traders are preparing for the USDA Plantings/Quarterly Stocks report due out tomorrow at 11 a.m. CT. Though it started last week, position squaring continues today with most of the activity in soybeans. The…
Wheat Closes 15¢ Higher Monday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Monday, the CME Group's wheat market led all commodities finishing up double-digits.  At the close, the Sept. corn futures closed 1/2 of a cent lower at $3.92…
Market Starter: Anything but a Normal Growing Season By: Weather and reports are the topics du jour. Albeit at a reduced rate it, would appear that rains will continue to fall across the southern reaches of the Midwest as we move into the first week of July. With…
Corn, Soybean Prices Seen Rising Monday By: On Monday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start higher. The early calls for the commodities on Monday, June 29, 2015, are stronger. Corn is seen opening 4 to 6…
Big Changes Shifting from Soybeans to Corn By: The winds of change hit the soybean market in a big way two weeks ago and are migrating into the corn market. A huge bullish key reversal for soybeans on the weekly chart last week and a very strong reversal…
Wheat Up 30¢, Soybeans Close Above $10 By: Markets are continued their rally to close up the week thanks to Mother Nature keeping farmers out of the field for both soybean planting and wheat harvest. At the close, the July corn futures are trading…
Wheat and Soybeans Open Over 20¢ Higher By: The forecast is looking to be wet again for the one- to five-day and the six- to 10-day forecast, rallying prices big time to open Friday.At the open, the July corn futures are trading 10 3/4 cents higher at…
Early Calls: Soybeans, Wheat Jump Double-Digits By: Early calls are showing big jumps across the grains and soybeans, driven by flooding, replanting, and overall uncertainty on whether soybean planting or wheat harvest will ever come to an end.At 6:45 a.m…
Trade Sees June 1 Corn Stocks Growing By: The grain trade is readying itself for one of the biggest USDA reports of the year on June 30. The market participants will be eyeing the government’s take on how many corn and soybean acres U.S. farmers…
Weather Concerns Push Soybeans to $10 By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Thursday, the CME Group's soybean market closed up double-digits, hitting the $10 mark in old-crop futures.  At the close, the July corn futures settled 10…
Soybeans Seen Higher, Corn Lower Thursday By: On Thursday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start mostly lower. The early calls for the commodities on Thursday, June 25, 2015, are mostly weaker. Corn is seen…
DDG Prices Drop, Livestock Producers to Benefit By: U.S. dried distillers' grains (DDGs) prices continue to fall, due to China buying less of the ethanol by-product in 2015.The result could become a benefit for U.S. livestock producers and a profit loss…
Corn, Soybean Prices Close Lower By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Wednesday, traders trying to position ahead of next week's USDA Acreage/Quarterly Stocks Reporet closed the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets…
Market Starter: The Big USDA Report Watch Is On By: We witnessed another solid round of short covering in grain markets yesterday and for a while at least, the same in beans. It would appear that the fund bear has grown increasingly uncomfortable with the short…
Lower Farm Markets Seen for Wednesday By: On Wednesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start lower. The early calls for the commodities on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, are weaker. Corn is seen opening 4 to 5…
CME Delays Corn, Soybean Futures Pits Closing Date By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com) -- A technical problem with the original filing will delay the closing of the open outcry futures pits in Chicago and New York, according to a CME Group announcement…
Crop Yield Potential Is Declining By: The crop progress report was released Monday afternoon, June 22, and showed slow planting progress and declining crop conditions across most crops.  Soybean crop conditions dropped 2% to 65% G/E, with the…
Wheat Closes Up 20¢ Tuesday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—Corn and wheat markets settled higher, while the recent soybean rally topped.At the close, the July corn futures settled 7 1/2 cents higher at $3.67 per bushel. The Dec…
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