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Big gains for soybeans, corn, and wheat

Soybeans were sharply higher on speculative and technical buying. Forecasts for most of the region this week are hot and dry, potentially stretching into early August, the critical month for most of the U.S. soybean crop. The USDA says 54% of U.S. soybeans... Read More.

Wheat gains on weather concerns

Soybeans were mixed Friday, still ending the week with strong gains. Soybeans adjusted spreads while watching development weather, with drought impacting nearly 60% of U.S. bean acreage. Near-term forecasts generally have scattered rain with high temperatures in some areas. There was some initial... Read More.

Corn gains ground as soybeans sell off

Soybeans were sharply lower on profit taking and technical selling. Temperatures are moderating in parts of the Midwest and some areas are expected to see rain over the next week. The big month for beans may be August, but the crop still needs... Read More.

Dairy farmers holding down production gains

More efficient cows led to an incremental increase in milk production during May while the dairy herd held steady. USDA says production in the U.S. during the month totaled nearly 20 billion pounds with production per cow up 10 pounds from last year.   The... Read More.

Soybeans, corn give back some gains

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling, unable to hold onto the session’s early gains. Forecasts are mixed this week, with the potential for rain in some dry portions of the Midwest. The trade was also getting ready for the first... Read More.

Solid gains in soybeans, wheat

Soybeans were sharply higher on fund and technical buying, along with gains in crude oil. Contracts bounced off the recent lows, while watching U.S. crop weather. Near-term forecasts for most of the Midwest are generally dry, with scattered rain and warm temperatures. It’s... Read More.