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Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures ended the Thursday session with most contracts 2 to 4 3/4 cents higher. Corn in flooded grain bins is considered contaminated and cannot be sold commercially. Numerous on farm bins and some commercial ground piles have been flooded. NASS is unlikely to be able to quantify such losses until the June stocks report. Forecasts are showing moisture among already flooded areas in the coming weeks, furthering the ideas of prevent plant acres. This morning’s USDA Export Sales report indicated that 855,944 MT of old crop corn was booked in the week of 3/14, with 60,000 MT for new crop. Combined sales were down 37.08% from the same week a year ago. Japan was the main purchaser of 406,800 MT for combined old and new crop.May 19 Corn closed at $3.76 1/4, up 4 3/4 cents,Jul 19 Corn closed at $3.85 1/2, up 4 1/2 cents,Sep 19 Corn closed at $3.91 3/4, up 3 3/4 centsDec 19 Corn closed at $3.98 3/4, up 3 1/4 cents --provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures saw gains of 4 to 4 3/4 cents in most front months on Thursday. Meal futures led the way, up $3.70/ton, with soy oil 17 points lower. USDA reported this morning that a total of 399,528 MT of 18/19 soybeans were sold for export in the week of 3/14. That was down 47.4% from the same week last year, with new crop shown at a net reduction of 64,446 MT (mostly to China). Old crop sales to China totaled 142,615, with 237,500 MT in reductions for unknown. Soybean meal sales were tallied at 97,396 MT, with soy oil 5,548 MT.May 19 Soybeans closed at $9.10 1/2, up 4 1/2 cents,Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.24 1/4, up 4 3/4 cents,Aug 19 Soybeans closed at $9.30 1/4, up 4 1/4 cents,Nov 19 Soybeans closed at $9.44 3/4, up 4 1/2 cents,May 19 Soybean Meal closed at $315.30, up $3.70,May 19 Soybean Oil closed at $29.10, down $0.17 --provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures closed Thursday with most contracts steady to 3 cents higher, with a couple MPLS contracts fractionally lower. Strength in corn and short covering late in the session offset a stronger US dollar. All wheat old crop exports sales for the week of 3/14 were tallied at 298,574 MT this morning, below trade estimates but 12.58% larger than the same week a year ago. South Korea bought 75,500 MT, with reductions of 45,000 MT for Singapore (switched to Sri Lanka). New crop sales were reported at 138,816 MT, with total forward sales for 19/20 YTD up 11.6% over last year. Total export commitments are now 3.1% larger than the same time in 2018.May 19 CBOT Wheat closed at $4.66 1/2, up 1 3/4 cents,May 19 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.47, up 3 cents,May 19 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.71 1/4, down 1/4 cent --provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
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