The trade expected a drop in ratings.
USDA’s Weekly Export Sales Report shows strong demand for corn.
The Renewable Fuels Association made the announcement of Dineen’s replacement on Wednesday.
As the ratings drop, the growth stages of both crops race forward.
Soybeans plunged double digits on Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lowered its outlook for exports and on fears of the ongoing trade spat between the U.S. and China.
On Thursday, the USDA released updated U.S. and world ending stocks and fresh U.S. crop estimates.
The USDA released its weekly Crop Progress Report that shows strong conditions for both corn and soybeans.
Right now, the soybean market price moves are a function of trade tariff news and how much tonnage gets disrupted to China.
On Friday, the CME Group’s soybean market diverged from the day’s news of trade tariffs enacted on China.
Andrew Wheeler, will replace Pruitt as EPA's new Administrator, until President Trump can appoint a new one.