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Full Coverage of the July 11 USDA Reports

07:46AM Jul 11, 2012
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See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of the July 11 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates and Crop Production reports.


News and Analysis


Cut in Corn Yield 'Solidifies Trade Thinking'
USDA analysts chopped the projected corn yield to 146 bu./acre, down 20 bu. from earlier projections.

AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 7-11-12
Jim Bower of Bower Trading -- the market has changed a lot since the first of June. Today's USDA report is setting the stage. Soybeans will be the market leader either up or down depending on the weather next 45 days.

Special Report: Lower Yields Spell Trouble for End Users
Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group, says end users will be taking the brunt of the market impact from USDA's lower yield estimates.



AgWeb Radio: Opening Commentary 7-11-12
Andy Shissler of Roach Ag Marketing says corn the main issue today. The USDA report loweed corn yield to 146 bu/A. Use was also reduced. Corn will probably trade above $8.


Blog Commentary

Soybean, Corn, and Cattle Daily Numbers & Trade Ideas: WASDE Report 7/11/12

The Allendale Wake-Up Call: Tension Builds as USDA Report Approaches

The Ted Spread: Grains Cool Off in Front of USDA

Current Marketing Thoughts: How Aggressively Will the USDA Cut Yields?




WASDE: USDA Lowers Corn Yield Estimate by 20 Bushels

WASDE: Wheat Supplies Raised, Production Forecast Lowered

WASDE: Total Meat Production Forecast Reduced

WASDE: Lower World Cotton Production

WASDE: Rice Acreage Lowest Since 1987/88

Crop Production

June Crop Production: Crop Area Planted, Harvested

Winter Wheat Production Down 1% from June

July Crop Production: Wheat Harvested, Yield, Production

July Crop Production: Winter Wheat Yield Data

July Crop Production: June Rainfall Short by 50%



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