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·         A truckers strike is expected again in Brazil next week. Export ports are said to have a four-week supply, so the strike would need to last a while to significantly impact shipments.

·         Brazilian consultancy AgRural expects Brazil’s corn crop to match USDA’s estimate of 75 mmt, but it could go as high as 80 mmt if weather remains favorable into June.

·         15% of the hard red winter wheat belt (6% of the overall winter wheat belt) looks to miss out on this week’s good rains for dry areas of the Plains.

·         Corn futures are up 3 cents on bargain buying amid strong basis at processors.

·         Soybean futures are a nickel higher; testing the top of a descending wedge on the charts this AM.

·         Wheat futures are 4 cents higher in Chicago and KC, and steady to firm in Minneapolis on a technical bounce following this week’s collapse.

·         Live cattle futures are 20 to 40 cents weaker while waiting for more cash trade.

·         Feeder cattle futures are mildly mixed.

·         Lean hog futures are 40 to 55 cents weaker this morning. Cash hogs are mostly steady.


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