With the presidential debates completed, actions by the two candidates will still stay in the headlines as even more attention should start on how the race at the top of the ticket could impact the prospects for Democrats to retake the US Senate and build their numbers in the US House.
Despite some dryness concerns on the Plains, the crops kick off the season with modestly higher ratings than the 2015-16 season.
Soybeans finished higher on bullish export demand news, while corn and wheat slumped. Cattle futures reacted to the friendly Cattle on Feed Report data, which spilled over in the hog market.
Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete provides mid-morning market commentary on AgriTalk Radio.
Bean export inspections came in well above expectations at nearly 2.740 MMT.
This contrasts with mostly dry weather forecast for the High Plains and Deep South.
The report showed all categories lower than traders expected.
Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete provides closing market commentary.
Corn futures paused this week after pushing above tough resistance last week.
As of Monday, October 24
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