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Midday Update

·         Chicago wheat is leading weakness in the grains down 11 in March with corn following at 3 to 4 lower and soybeans holding up 1 to 5.

·         Wheat is succumbing to pressure from renewed talk that world wheat supplies are plentiful and that the US is not competitive.

·         The anticipated cold blast for the Midwest and plains isn’t shaping up to be as severe as originally expected.

·         Very early harvest in Matto Grasso has excellent yield reports, but is not necessarily representative of the majority of the crop to come in 45 days.

·         Palm oil is steady, but remains defensive with flooding interrupting near term supply.

·         Board crush margins are off .16 cents from yesterday’s high. Potential topping action in the soy crush.

·         Weakness in the dollar after posting a new high close yesterday.

·         December Live Cattle are off .30 trading in the middle of today’s range.

·         January Feeders are up .60 – also in the middle of today’s indecisive trade.


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