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U.S. grains: Corn extends slide on crop prospects

Chicago | Reuters –– Chicago corn futures fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, setting life-of-contract lows as improving crop ratings and benign weather forecasts raised confidence in U.S. harvest prospects, traders said. Wheat rose, with benchmark Chicago wheat rebounding from a three-month low set a day earlier and K.C. and Minneapolis hard wheat […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn, soy slip on rains, crop ratings

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. grain and soybean futures extended losses on Tuesday as crops in the U.S. Midwest were poised to benefit from rains, traders said. Technical selling and better-than-expected U.S. Department of Agriculture crop condition ratings added pressure on prices. Showers in parts of the Midwest and Mississippi Delta temporarily eased concerns about […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat, corn futures fall

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell on Thursday, shrugging off signs of further deterioration in already stressed crops, on a round of profit-taking following a rally to multi-year highs, traders said. Corn futures also fell, snapping a streak of seven straight higher closes, on pressure from the U.S. Agriculture Department’s surprise boost to […] Read more

CBOT weekly outlook: Weather concerns keep room to the upside

CNS Canada — Soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade remain rangebound overall, though there may be room to the upside despite the generally bearish underlying fundamentals, according to an analyst. While large South American crops should weigh on both commodities, U.S. production is still very much in the air as excessive […] Read more