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CBOT Trends-Wheat down 15-20 cents, corn down 8-12, soy down 12-18

CHICAGO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CDT (1330 GMT) on Tuesday.

WHEAT - Down 15 to 20 cents per bushel

* Wheat futures extend prior session losses and hit a one-week low as the resumption of maritime grain exports from Ukraine tempered supply concerns. A firmer dollar and higher U.S. spring wheat crop rating added pressure.

* The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said 70% of the U.S. spring wheat crop was in good to excellent condition as of Sunday, up 2 points from the prior week. Analysts polled by Reuters expected a 1 point drop.

* The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain to world markets since Russia's invasion is on track to safely arrive in Istanbul on Tuesday, although Ukraine fears it still could run into problems.

* CBOT September soft red winter wheat futures last traded 18-1/2 cents lower at $7.81-3/4 a bushel. K.C. September hard red winter wheat was last down 19 cents at $8.47-1/2 a bushel, and MGEX September spring wheat was last 20-3/4 cents lower at $8.76-3/4.

CORN - Down 8 to 12 cents per bushel

* Corn eases for a second straight session as the weekly U.S. crop rating was stronger than expected and as the restart of Ukrainian Black Sea grain exports tempered some concerns about supplies. Crop-stressing heat and dryness in parts of the Midwest limited declines.

* The USDA held its weekly U.S. corn crop rating steady at 61% good to excellent. Analysts had expected a 1 point drop.

* Temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the western Midwest, and at least 25% of the corn crop is at risk of stress, according to Commodity Weather Group.

* CBOT September corn futures last traded down 8-1/2 cents at $5.98-1/2 a bushel. New-crop December corn was last down 10 cents at $5.99-3/4.

SOYBEANS - Down 12 to 18 cents per bushel

* Soybean futures fall for a second day on muted demand and a stronger-than-expected weekly U.S. crop rating. Losses limited by concerns about hot, dry weather in parts of the U.S. Midwest as more of the crop enters its crucial pod setting and filling stage of development.

* The USDA raised its weekly U.S. soybean crop rating by a point to 60% good to excellent. Analysts had expected a 1 point decline.

* CBOT November soybeans were last 17-1/4 cents lower at $13.88-3/4. (Reporting by Karl Plume; editing by Barbara Lewis)

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