First Thing Today | Sept. 14, 2021

Cordonnier’s corn & bean crop forecasts edge higher. ABARES expects record-setting ag exports for Australia. Neiffer weighs in on proposed tax changes. Nearly 50% of U.S. offshore oil production remains out of service

Crop rating for corn slips as harvest begins

Find highlights from USDA's latest crop progress and condition update.

10:30 a.m. Market Snapshot | Sept. 13, 2021

Your midmorning update on commodity market action.

Corn inspections tank amid Hurricane Ida disruptions

Soybean inspections were also quite light, though that has been the trend in recent months. Wheat inspections were solid, thanks in large part to more of the grain shipping out of the Pacific Northwest.

First Thing Today | Sept. 13, 2021

Tropical storm headed for Texas, Typhoon to disrupt shipments out of key Chinese ports. Russian wheat export prices continue to climb. Four-page document includes details of $3.5 trillion reconciliation package

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USDA estimates the U.S. corn crop at just shy of 15 billion bushels

The department’s higher soybean crop estimate was in line with expectations, but its cotton production estimate came in quite a bit higher than the market anticipated.

10:30 a.m. Market Snapshot | Sept. 10, 2021

Your midmorning update on commodity market action.