Soybean export sales continue to impress during a period when sales are typically weak and pressured by South America.
In the overnight session the grains are mostly unchanged with corn down 2 3/4 cents, soybeans unchanged and wheat in Chicago up 3/4 of a cent. The U.S. dollar is up a fraction of a percent this morning and crude oil is trading 14 cents higher.
The grains were mixed on Monday with corn and wheat cupping over on lows printed over the last two weeks
The market is anticipating the crop progress report out which will show the planting progress over the last week and give us an update on the condition of the winter wheat crop. The winter wheat crop rating has held steady at 42% good to excellent over the last two weeks after recent...
Corn continued to find selling pressure in the futures market this week giving up 8 cents a bushel, while soybeans were unchanged for the week. For cash markets, corn basis posted a modest 1-cent advance on average across the US while soybeans were unchanged on the week.
The grains were mixed going into Friday's trade session with more strikes at Argentina ports stalling export activity.
In the overnight session the grains are mostly steady with corn down 1/4 of a penny, soybeans off a half penny and wheat up 1 1/4 cents. The U.S. dollar is up a fraction of a percent and crude oil has fallen 18 cents.
Yesterday, the Buenos Aires grain exchange reported an increase in...