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Conflicting Reports: Will Russia Ban Exports or Not?

Questions are arising about whether or not Russia will temporarily halt wheat and sunflower exports after a sharp drop in global prices in recent weeks and conflicting stories on Friday. 

AgDay TV Markets Now: Tomm Pfitzenmaier Discusses the Short Covering Rally in Grains Friday and If It Will Continue?

AgDay TV Markets Now: Tomm Pfitzenmaier of Summit Commodity Brokerage talks about what caused the short covering rally in grains on Friday and if it will continue?  

Friday Wrap Up | March 24, 2023

Davis Michaelsen and Editor Brian Grete discuss this week's market action...

China Keeps Buying U.S. Corn, Soybeans and Ag Goods Despite Strained Relationship

Political tensions between the U.S. and China have run high the past several months.  The good news is it doesn’t appear there has been much spillover into U.S. agricultural trade. 

Jerry Gulke: Can the Prospective Plantings Report Change the Market Tide?

Given the collapse in the grain markets, will USDA’s report on March 31 matter this year? Jerry Gulke provides his insights. 

Markets Close Mostly Higher on Short Covering: Rally in Grains Led by Wheat With Conflicting Reports of Russia Export Ban

Wheat led a short covering rally in grains w/conflicting news of a Russia wheat ban. More China biz helped corn. But are funds done selling soybeans?  LC saw a technical bounce.  Tomm Pfitzenmaier, Summit Commodity.

Grains Higher Led by Short Covering Rally in Wheat Amid Conflicting Reports on Russia Export Ban: Live Cattle and Hogs Also Bounce

Grains up led by a short covering rally in wheat, amid conflicting reports on a Russia export ban. Hogs and live cattle see short covering but is this bottoming action?  We ask Mike Zuzulo, Global Commodity Analytics.

Soybeans Start Lower on Fund Selling then Bounce With Corn and Wheat on Possible Russia Export Ban: Are Livestock Close to Bottoming?

Soybeans starts lower on fund selling, then follows corn up and wheat on short covering and a possible Russia export ban.  Are livestock futures close to bottoming?  Darin Newsom, Barchart has details.