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USDA Update


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USDA Update

·         At midday, corn is -10, soybeans are +40, Chicago wheat is +1 1/2, KC wheat is +3 1/2, Minneapolis wheat +1 1/2, August feeders +1.450, August fat cattle +1.200, Aug hogs -.050.

·         The USDA found that US farmers will be planting a combined additional 3.2 mln acres of corn, soybeans and wheat combined compared to the March estimate. Soybeans traded erratically before moving solidly higher on solid demand and August concerns while corn bounced off the lows they put in immediately after the report but continue to trade lower at midday.

·         Today is the end of month and quarter for funds.



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