Investors focusing on soybean world numbers know that the only world producers worth following are Brazil, Argentina, and the U.S.
South America is also seeing above-normal precip in the next two-week forecast, with temps above normal in Argentina, below normal in southern Brazil.
This is the first swing back to a conservative, devout Christian politician Brazil has had in decades.
Weather forecasts remain much improved for the Corn Belt the next seven days.
Once again, it appears that USDA will have to cut yields into the final January report.
Weather forecasts continue to suggest very wet weather the next seven days in the Corn Belt.
Corn and soybeans have pushed to new lows this fall on September 18, dropping down to $8.12 November soybeans and $3.42 December corn.
This is the silly time of the year, as politicians begin to close in on this year's elections. The personal attacks weaken our country, and does affect the U.S. in the world's eyes.
So, there is a great deal of uncertainty in farm country over how long this dispute will last, and therefore the impact of it as well.
In the end, prices will be determined by the amount of carryout we have at the end of the year.