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Morning Outlook


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Overnight Highlights

  • Overnight markets have corn +3, soybeans +3, wheat +5, crude oil -.12, dollar -.02, gold -1.0 and the Dow +35.
  • Higher markets overnight on a new month of trading, oversold technical conditions and user buying.
  • Weekly export sales will be out this morning.
  • USDA will release its July crush report tomorrow. Estimates for crush at 153.2 mln bu vs 154.1 mln in June.
  • FC Stone will release updated production estimates tomorrow afternoon.
  • Yesterday finished August trade, yielding the lowest monthly close in corn since September of 2006.
  • EIA report on Ethanol had ethanol production at 1.02 mln bbls/day, off 5,000/day from the previous week.
  • China bought a couple of US soybean cargoes yesterday.

Commodity Weather Group Forecast


·         Return of wetter pattern to W. Midwest delayed slightly next week, mainly holds off until 6-15 day

·         Rains will hinder corn/soy maturation; localized excess rain possible MN/IA/WI, but damage risk to corn/soy limited

·         Very early harvest will be hindered by wet conditions in west, while favorable progress next 2 weeks in most of Delta

·         T.S. Hermine to bring heavy rain/minor damage to mainly soy/cotton in GA/NC/SC Fri./Sat. AM; no threat to FL citrus

·         N. Plains spring wheat harvest largely complete before onset of wetter period next week; another break in 11-15 day

·         Wet weather slows wheat/canola harvest in W. Canada rest of week; not as active in 6-15 day, but occ’l interruptions


International Overview

·         Rains Lighter Across NE China Corn/Soy Next 10 Days, Keeping Damage Potential Minor


·         Lack of Rains in Ukraine Next 2 Weeks Likely to Delay Winter Wheat Seeding in 1/2 of Belt


·         Australia Wheat Dryness Still a Concern for S. 1/4; Showers Late Next Week Possible, But Low Confidence


·         Southward Shift in India Rains Underperforming This Week, Potential 11-15 Day Rains Will Be Needed



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