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Overnight Highlights

  • Overnight grain markets: Corn +4 ¾,  Soybeans +2 ½, Wheat + ¾, Crude +.14, gold -1.30, Dollar +.17, Dow futures -4.
  • The market is struggling with building in weather premium, as the GFS and European models have not been in agreement, with the GFS proving to be the least accurate to-date.
  • With drought expanding across the Northern and Western Plains, discussion has centered around the impact of the Dakotas as they comprise 10% of corn planted acres and 14% of beans. Additionally, Kansas planted a record 5.3 million corn acres.
  • Has the market underestimated the impact of weather this year, based on the recent growth in crop production across the Plains?
  • Egypt purchased 300K MT of wheat from Russia, Romania and France, at the highest price in several years, as world cash prices rise.
  • Australia’s wheat crop is in vegetative state but models suggest dryness will continue through August with potential big impact to yield.
  • EIA Energy Stocks report at 9:30am CDT.
  • Tuesday funds bought 6,000 corn, 5,000 soybeans, 3,000 oil, 3,000 meal. Sold 4,000 wheat.

Commodity Weather Group Forecast


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