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Midday Update

·         CONAB, Brazil’s equivalent to our USDA, estimates the 2014-15 soybean crop at 89.3 to 91.7 million metric tons (3.281 to 3.369 billion bushels), which is well below some local private estimates of 96 to 98 mmt.

·         Tight soymeal supplies are again supporting soybeans, which in turn is providing a floor for corn near-term.

·         Weather forecasts continue to look quite favorable for South America.

·         Corn futures are fractionally higher.

·         Soybean futures are 18 cents higher as soymeal trades roughly $12 higher per ton.

·         Wheat futures are mixed in Chicago and Kansas City and up 6 cents on tighter stocks in Minneapolis.

·         Live cattle futures are steady to mixed while waiting for direction from the cash market.

·         Feeder cattle are mixed as well, waiting for clearer direction from the fat cattle and corn markets, but the sale barns continue to show strong demand at higher prices.

·         Lean hog futures are modestly higher and again testing the top of the recent trading range near $90. Product prices are sharply higher this morning.


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