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Crop Progress Report Highlights (8/22/22)
Crop Progress Report Highlights (8/22/22)

Following are highlights from USDA’s crop progress and condition update for the week ended Aug. 21.

2022 Crop Tour Finds Lower Potential in SD and OH
2022 Crop Tour Finds Lower Potential in SD and OH

Today, scouts on the eastern leg of the Tour will sample routes from Noblesville, Indiana to Bloomington, Illinois, and scouts on the western leg will sample southeast Nebraska and Iowa.

Ukraine Grain Shipment Count Grows
Ukraine Grain Shipment Count Grows

Some 27 ships loaded with grain have left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports since August 1 . . .

Corn, Soybean Futures End Firmer but Down for the Week
Corn, Soybean Futures End Firmer but Down for the Week

Corn, soybean futures end firmer but down for the week as traders await Midwest Crop Tour; wheat up in corrective bounce.

Morning Calls & Comments (8/19)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/19)

Soybeans expected lower with rain expected to aid crops; corn little changed, wheat firmer in correction.

Corn, Soybean Futures Bounce Back
Corn, Soybean Futures Bounce Back

Corn, soybean futures bounce back on stronger exports as traders eye weather; wheat drops to 10-month lows.

Corn Sales Down From Last Week
Corn Sales Down From Last Week

Net U.S. corn sales during the week ended Aug. 11 totaled 99,300 MT for the 2021-22 marketing year, down 48% from the previous week.

Corn, Soybeans Under Pressure Ahead of Midwest Rains
Corn, Soybeans Under Pressure Ahead of Midwest Rains

Corn, soybeans under pressure ahead of Midwest rains; winter wheat drops to seven-month low.

China’s Pork Imports Unchanged in July but Well Below Year-Ago
China’s Pork Imports Unchanged in July but Well Below Year-Ago

China imported 120,000 MT of pork in July. . .

Corn, Soybean Futures End Higher
Corn, Soybean Futures End Higher

Corn, soybean futures bounce from early weakness, end higher, though Midwest weather leans bearish; wheat lower.

Ethanol Production Updates-week ended Aug. 12
Ethanol Production Updates-week ended Aug. 12

U.S. ethanol production & stocks figures.

Grain, Soybean Futures in Corrective Rebound
Grain, Soybean Futures in Corrective Rebound

Grain, soybean futures higher in corrective rebound, but Midwest weather still leans bearish.

Hog Traders Take Bearish Stance
Hog Traders Take Bearish Stance

October lean hog futures hold an unusually wide discount to the cash index, but that didn’t stop a heavy wave of selling on Tuesday that produced what looks like a seasonal top.

Soybeans Tumble Near Two-Week Lows
Soybeans Tumble Near Two-Week Lows

Soybeans tumble near two-week lows on favorable Midwest weather outlook; corn and wheat also lower.

More Rain Expected
More Rain Expected

Rains fell across western and south-central Iowa, Nebraska and northern Missouri overnight and more is expected the next 10 days . . .

Morning Calls & Comments (8/16)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/16)

Grain, soybean futures expected lower on Midwest rain, China concern, accelerating Ukraine shipments.

Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/16)
Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/16)

Highlights from USDA’s crop progress and condition update for the week ended Aug. 14.

Soybeans Down Sharply; Corn, Wheat Also Lower
Soybeans Down Sharply; Corn, Wheat Also Lower

Soybeans down sharply on favorable Midwest weather outlook, China concerns; corn, wheat also lower.

Grain, Soybean Futures Down Sharply
Grain, Soybean Futures Down Sharply

Grain, soybean futures down sharply on favorable Midwest weather outlook, China tensions.

Ukraine Grain Exports Continue
Ukraine Grain Exports Continue

Two more ships carrying grain left from Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Saturday, Turkey’s defense ministry said, bringing the total number of vessels to depart the country since the grain export deal was signed to 16.

Corn Ends Near Eight Week High
Corn Ends Near Eight Week High

Corn ends near eight-week high after USDA cuts production forecast; soybeans higher despite surprise increase in crop.

Near-Term Weather Outlook
Near-Term Weather Outlook

“No serious decline in crop or field conditions will occur, but there will definitely be pockets of dryness . . .

Weaker Tone Ahead of USDA's Crop Reports
Weaker Tone Ahead of USDA's Crop Reports

After two-sided trade earlier overnight, a weaker tone has developed in the grain and soy markets this morning. . .

Corn Futures Rise to Four-Week High
Corn Futures Rise to Four-Week High

Corn futures rise to four-week high amid dryness concern, soybeans at two-week high, as trade awaits USDA.

Morning Calls & Comments 8/11)
Morning Calls & Comments 8/11)

Grain, soybean futures expected firmer on weather concern, dollar weakness as traders await USDA reports.

IEA Raises Global Oil Supply Outlook
IEA Raises Global Oil Supply Outlook

The International Energy Agency (IEA) revised up its outlook for global oil supply, partly because Russia has continued to pump more oil than expected.

Soybeans Fade from Sharp Gains
Soybeans Fade from Sharp Gains

Soybeans fade from sharp gains, end lower as some forecasts boost Midwest rain prospects; corn and wheat firmer.

10-Day Forecast Turns Drier
10-Day Forecast Turns Drier

The 10-day forecast for central U.S. crop areas turned drier today compared with outlooks earlier this week. . .

Morning Calls & Comments (8/10)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/10)

Soybean futures reach highest prices in over a week on weather concern; corn and wheat also higher.

Cash Hog Fundamentals Remain Supportive
Cash Hog Fundamentals Remain Supportive

The national direct cash hog price firmed $8.29 on Tuesday, while the CME lean hog index is 33 cents firmer to $122.25 (as of Aug. 6).

Futures Jump to Highest Levels in Over a Week
Futures Jump to Highest Levels in Over a Week

Corn, soybean futures jump to highest levels in over a week on weather concerns, USDA ratings; wheat firmer.

Corn Sale Reported
Corn Sale Reported

USDA reported a sale of 133,000 MT of corn for delivery to China. . .

Morning Calls & Comments (8/9)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/9)

Corn futures gap higher, hit highest level in over a week after USDA crop ratings slip; soybeans, wheat also firmer

Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/9)
Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/9)

Highlights from USDA’s crop progress and condition update for the week ended Aug. 7.

Corn, Soybeans End Lower
Corn, Soybeans End Lower

Corn, soybean futures end lower end lower as more rain forecast for Midwest; winter wheat firmer.

Wheat Inspections Top Trade Expectations
Wheat Inspections Top Trade Expectations

Wheat inspections update.

Grain, Soybean Futures Expected Lower
Grain, Soybean Futures Expected Lower

Grain and livestock calls and comments.

Chinese Soy Imports Slowed in July
Chinese Soy Imports Slowed in July

China imported 7.9 MMT of soybeans in July, down 4.5% from June. . .

Grains and Livestock Recap (8/5)
Grains and Livestock Recap (8/5)

Recap of today's market action for corn, soybeans, wheat, cattle and hogs.

Soybeans Pulling No Support
Soybeans Pulling No Support

Soybeans are pulling no support from two daily export sales

Morning Calls & Comments (8/5)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/5)

Grain and soybean futures are expected to open lower amid a favorable near-term weather forecast and outside market factors.

Three More Grain Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports
Three More Grain Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports

Three ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian ports, the Turkish defense ministry said. . .

November Soybeans Soar
November Soybeans Soar

Market recaps for soybeans, corn, wheat, cattle & hogs.

Morning Calls & Comments (8/4)
Morning Calls & Comments (8/4)

Grain and livestock calls and general comments.

Cash Hog Fundamentals Weaken
Cash Hog Fundamentals Weaken

The CME lean hog index is down 63 cents today (as of Aug. 2), its second straight daily decline after a nearly month-long rally.

Soybeans Extend Sharp Slide
Soybeans Extend Sharp Slide

Soybeans extend sharp slide on crude oil weakness, Midwest rain forecasts; winter wheat drops to six-month low.

Ethanol Stocks Increase
Ethanol Stocks Increase

U.S. ethanol production averaged 1.043 million barrels per day (bpd) for the week ended July 29. . .

StoneX Expects Slightly Smaller Corn, Bean Crops
StoneX Expects Slightly Smaller Corn, Bean Crops

Based on customer surveys and other factors, StoneX estimates the U.S. corn and soybean crops at 14.417 billion bu. and 4.490 billion bu., respectively.

Grain, Soybean Futures Extend Sharp Declines
Grain, Soybean Futures Extend Sharp Declines

Grain, soybean futures extend sharp declines as USDA reports stronger than expected crop ratings.

Ethanol Figure Under Expectations
Ethanol Figure Under Expectations

USDA reported corn processed for ethanol during June at 442.0 million bu., down 4.6 million bu. . .