There were some surprises in this morning's Statistics Canada final 2016 Canadian crops pegs.
U.S. and Chinese trade officials were unable to resolve their disagreements over the Obama administration’s allegations that Beijing provided more than $100 billion in “illegal” government subsidies for producing rice, wheat and corn.
Pro Farmer’s Julianne Johnston provides closing market commentary.
South American Crop Consultant Dr. Michael Cordonnier left his crop pegs unchanged this week, but says he could make a case for a higher Brazilian crop crop peg.
Pro Farmer's Chip Flory provides mid-morning market commentary on AgriTalk Radio.
MDA Weather Services says dryness in Argentina most concerning across central Cordoba, southern Santa Fe and central and eastern Buenos Aires.
Widespread rain over driest areas of the South.
Wheat export inspections were also solid and near the upper end of the pre-report range of guesses.
Cold weather to dominate Midwest at midweek.
Attention in Washington remains on compiling the Trump administration and staffing the various Cabinet posts, while lawmakers will focus on a short-gap spending measure taking funding into March 2017 or perhaps into April.
As of Wednesday, December 7
Feels Like 7°