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U.S. wheat stocks bigger than expected, trade watching weather

CNS Canada — A larger-than-expected wheat ending stocks forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture weighed on the country’s wheat futures Thursday, with attention now squarely on weather conditions. The government agency pegged wheat carryout for the upcoming 2018-19 marketing year at 955 million bushels, about 30 million above average trade guesses. Total wheat production […] Read more

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U.S. corn, soy acreage to expand in 2018-19, USDA says

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. farmers are likely to expand plantings of both corn and soybeans while reducing wheat seedings for the upcoming marketing year, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Tuesday. The USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist forecast that farmers will seed 91 million acres of corn in the 2018-19 crop year, up […] Read more