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Futures Market News and Commentary

Soybean Market News and Commentary

Soybean futures are mostly 2 to 3 cents lower this morning. They ended Tuesday with the front months steady to 1 3/4 cents lower. Meal futures were up $1/ton, with soy oil 20 points lower. Based on cmdtyView data, the national soybean index cash price is $8.16 3/4, down $1.27 1/2 from a year ago. The national basis is -86 cents, which is 8 cents weaker than the same time in 2018. Estimates for both Brazil and Argentina production were left UNCH by Dr. Michael Cordonnier at 113.5 MMT and 54 MMT respectively. End user association Abiove reduced their Brazilian soybean production estimate by 1 from their previous number to 116.9 MMT--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are trading a penny lower this morning in the Chicago SRW but are 2-3 cents higher in most of the KC and MPLS contracts. They were fractionally to 2 1/2 cents lower in the winter wheat contracts on Tuesday while MPLS spring wheat was up to 4 1/2 cents higher. There is still significant snow cover in the Dakotas and Minnesota. As it melts, water levels are rising in that area. Brazil will begin allowing importation of 750,000 MT of US wheat under a tariff rate quota following a meeting between President Trump and Brazil’s President Bolsonaro on Tuesday.--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Corn Market News and Commentary

Corn futures are currently fractionally lower after closing Tuesday with most contracts fractionally mixed. The national average corn index cash price according to cmdtyView is at $3.40, nearly a dime lower than this day last year. That would put national basis at -28 1/2 cents, 9 1/2 cents stronger yr/yr. The weekly EIA ethanol production and implied corn consumption report will be out later this morning. Dr. Michael Cordonnier increased his Argentine corn production estimate by 1 to 45 MMT, while leaving his Brazil output number at 93.5 MMT.--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
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