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Overnight Highlights

  • In overnight markets: corn – 1 ¾, soybeans + ½, wheat -1 ¾, crude +.21, gold +4.20, Dollar -.42, Dow futures +16.     
  • The USDA reported corn planting at 71% compared to expectations of 68%. Last year same time was 73%, with 70% being the average year-to-date.
  • Soybean planting jumped to 32% complete compared to 14% last week. Last year same time was 34%, with 32% being the average year-to-date.
  • Spring wheat was at 78% compared to 54% last week, 87% last year and 73% average year-to-date.
  • Winter wheat rated good/excellent declined to 51% from 53% last week, 62% last year and 48% average.
  • Brazil’s Energy Minister says that they will tighten up requirements on U.S. ethanol imports in an effort to protect their domestic producers.
  • Monday funds sold 7,000 corn, 6,000 wheat, 2,000 meal. Bought 4,000 soybeans, 2,000 oil.

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