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Overnight Highlights

  • Overnight grain markets: Corn -4 1/2, Soybeans -18 3/4, Wheat -4 1/2, Crude -.53, Gold -2.0.
  • Soybeans leading the weakness overnight as President Trump announced he is considering $100 billion in tariffs in addition to the $50 billion already planned against China. “Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers” Trump stated.
  • China’s Ambassador to the US said in response to Trumps statement that China will “fight the US at any cost”.
  • The Argentine Grain Exchange lowered their estimate of the 2018 soybean crop to 38.5 MMT’s. Some other estimates are as low as 34-36 MMT’s.
  • It is April 6th today and it is snowing here this morning in Lincoln NE. April could be a tough planting month.

Commodity Weather Group Forecast



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