Winter wheat planting is at a normal pace.
University of Illinois economists are projecting just small returns on beans and small losses on corn – and only if more USDA payments arrive.
Traders are following crop tours for yield estimates.
Good weather continues to weigh on corn futures.
Corn quality is dramatically higher than last year’s troubled crop with only 58% good/excellent at this time.
December corn futures are not expected to revisit the recent July 6 high of $3.63, analyst says.