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    Soybeans Soar, Wheat Up on USDA Numbers

    01/12/2017 01:26 PM

    Soybean futures soared Thursday after a bullish USDA report pushed down  production estimates lower than expected.

  • Markets Slide Ahead of USDA January Reports
    01/11/2017 04:08 PM

    Markets slid lower Wednesday, a day ahead of a slew of USDA January reports, including ones that will detail annual crop production and quarterly grain stocks.


  • Analysts Eye Impact of South America Weather
    01/10/2017 05:00 PM

    So far, favorable South American weather forecasts support estimates of increased crop production in Brazil and Argentina. As a result, some analysts are betting on bigger U.S. ending stocks.

  • Soybeans Rally Despite Record Brazil Crop Forecast
    01/10/2017 03:54 PM

    Soybeans rallied Tuesday for the second day in a row despite the threat of a record bumper Brazil crop, while corn and wheat futures slid.

  • Brazil Boosts Estimates for Record Bumper Crops
    01/10/2017 03:43 PM

    Brazil ‘s government grain agency CONAB raised its estimates Tuesday for record bumper crops of soybeans and grains.


  • Analysts to Watch for Ending Stocks in USDA January Reports
    01/09/2017 03:24 PM

    Even though analysts don’t expect major adjustments by USDA in the January crop production report, they will be paying very close attention to its estimates on Thursday.

  • Analysts Raise Brazil Soybean Estimate
    01/06/2017 04:12 PM

    Brazil’s soybean crop looks so promising that analysts are raising their average estimate by from 103.1 MT to 103.5 MT, according to a poll by Reuters.


  • Grain Market's Bumpy Ride Continues
    01/05/2017 04:43 PM

    Soybeans seesawed down Thursday, backing off from Wednesday’s rally, while corn and wheat rose as funds continued to  rebalance positions, according to analysts.

  • Soybeans Rally 20 Cents on South America Weather
    01/04/2017 04:14 PM

    Soybeans shot up nearly 20 cents Wednesday as traders weighed reports of heavy rains in Argentina and the U.S. dollar lost strength.

  • Soybeans Begin New Year in Retreat
    01/03/2017 03:55 PM

    Soybeans began 2017 by breaking an upward trend and corn prices rose as traders readied positions for next week’s anticipated moves by index funds, according to analysts.


  • Global Dairy Prices Drop 3.9%
    01/03/2017 11:57 AM

    The composite dairy prices on the Global Dairy Trade auction declined 3.9% today.

  • Brazil Sets Record Trade Surplus of $48 Billion
    01/02/2017 03:58 PM

    Brazil’s trade surplus soared to a record U.S. 47.69 billion, the country’s trade ministry’s statistics revealed on Monday.


  • How Much Corn and Beans Will South America Produce in 2017?
    12/30/2016 03:36 PM

    How much more corn and beans can South America produce?  That, of course, depends on the weather.

    And favorable South American weather forecasts are supporting estimates for increased crop production in Brazil and Argentina.

  • Corn, Wheat Advance in Volatile Year-End Market
    12/29/2016 04:08 PM

    Wheat and corn advanced Thursday in light year-end trading and soybean futures slid for the second day in a row.

  • Market Rally Reverses Wednesday
    12/28/2016 04:16 PM

    Markets retreated Wednesday, following Tuesday’s rally, with no major South America weather problem emerging and just two trading days left in the year.


  • Soybean Prices Soar 26 Cents; Exports Jump
    12/27/2016 03:01 PM

    Soybean prices soared Tuesday while corn and wheat gained on dry South American weather and short covering following losses last week, according to analysts. Meanwhile, USDA reported a double-digit jump in yearly exports across the board.

  • Bullish Soybean Markets Seen for 2017: Rabobank
    12/26/2016 03:58 PM

    Strong Chinese demand will keep soybean markets bullish in 2017, despite record global supply and a slowdown in China’s economy, according to Rabobank.

  • South American Plantings Increase
    12/23/2016 01:39 PM

     Rainfall in Argentina has replenished moisture throughout most of the country’s farmland and spurred soybean plantings, now 75.8 percent complete nationwide, according to the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange.

  • Soybeans Drop Back Below $10
    12/22/2016 04:24 PM

    Soybeans dropped below $10 Thursday, falling 12 1/4 cents in their third price decline this week.


  • Is 85 Million Acres the New Normal for Soybeans?
    12/21/2016 04:18 PM

     Record global supplies of grains are getting bigger, and U.S. soybeans plantings will reach a record in 2017-2018, according to USDA and United Nations’ estimates.

  • Soybeans Plunge for Second Day in a Row
    12/20/2016 04:42 PM

    Soybeans plunged for the second day in a row Tuesday, pushed down by rains in South America, a stronger dollar and speculative money from funds, according to analysts.


  • Global Dairy Markets Soften, But Don't Melt
    12/20/2016 12:20 PM

    Butter and cheese prices both up.

  • Why Soybean Prices Fell 15 Cents Today
    12/19/2016 03:42 PM

    Soybean futures fell sharply Monday, dropping more than 15 cents, but held above $10. Corn prices also went down, along with wheat.