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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary
Wheat futures ended the Tuesday session with most contracts 3 to 5 cents in the green. Japan is seeking 149,586 MT of US, Canadian, and Australian wheat in a tender that closes on Thursday, with 78,710 MT sought from the US. Egypt’s GASC purchased 180,000 MT of wheat for Nov 1-10 delivery with 2 cargoes from Russia and 1 from Ukraine, with 295,000 MT all Russian for Nov 11-20 delivery. Ukraine’s Ag minister does not expect the country’s wheat exports to exceed 16 MMT, vs. the USDA @ 16.5 MMT. Turkey is tendering for 252,000 MT of wheat, with the tender to close next Tuesday.DEC 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.10 1/2, up 4 1/4 cents,DEC 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $5.16, up 3 1/4 cents,DEC 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.80 1/4, up 5 cents
Soybean futures failed to show a turnaround on Tuesday, posting losses of 9 to 10 cents in the front months. Soybean meal was down $2.40/ton, while soy oil was 31 points lower. China responded to President Trump implementing 10% tariffs on $200 billion, by placing 5-10% tariffs on $60 billion of US goods. Both are expected to go into effect on September 24. Analysts with Informa expect to see 82.27 million acres of soybeans planted in 2019, which would be ~7.33 million acres below 2018. Monday’s crop progress report showed ratings in IN, IL, MN, & ND were lower, while NE and SD were higher. NC condition ratings were down 15 points last week on the Brugler500 Index as expected.NOV 18 Soybeans closed at $8.14, down 9 1/2 cents,JAN 19 Soybeans closed at $8.28, down 9 1/4 cents,MAR 19 Soybeans closed at $8.41 1/2, down 9 cents,MAY 19 Soybeans closed at $8.54 3/4, down 9 cents,OCT 18 Soybean Meal closed at $300.50, down $2.40,OCT 18 Soybean Oil closed at $27.12, down $0.31
Corn futures saw losses of 4 to 4 3/4 cents in most contracts on Tuesday. Green Plains is “idling” 2 Iowa ethanol plants and slowing production in another Minnesota plant, citing lower margins according to reports. Informa Economics estimates that US producers will plant 93.044 million acres of corn in 2019. That would be ~4 million acres above this year. Condition ratings in NE and MN were higher in Monday’s report, with the three I states (IA, IL, & IN) slightly lower. North Carolina ratings were down as expected due to the hurricane. Very little harvest progress was shown despite a last minute push. Chicken producers are also reporting death losses from the hurricane. Two Separate South Korean importers purchased a total of 134,000 MT of corn on Tuesday.DEC 18 Corn closed at $3.43 1/4, down 4 3/4 cents,MAR 19 Corn closed at $3.55 1/2, down 4 1/2 cents,MAY 19 Corn closed at $3.64, down 4 1/4 centsJUL 19 Corn closed at $3.70 3/4, down 4 cents