* At midday, corn is -1, soybeans are +1, Chicago wheat is -3, KC wheat is -3, Minneapolis wheat -2, Apr feeders -1.250, Apr fat cattle -.600, Apr hogs unch.
* Corn end users in China are going hand to mouth on purchases looking for lower prices, as they are expecting the government to offer substantial discounts on sales of old crop reserves.
* Informa updated their estimates for US corn and soybean acreage. They increased corn up to 89.5 million, an increase by .64 million from January. Soybeans are forecast at 84.0 million, down 1.2 million acres from January.
* Cattle on Feed report out today at 2:00pm ct. Estimates for on feed for March 1st are 101% vs. previous report of 100%, Placements during February are at 108% vs. previous report of 99%, and marketings for February at 105% vs. 98% previous.
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