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NWS: No late-season relief for dry western Corn Belt

The NWS 30-day forecast calls for below-normal precip across the northern and western Corn Belt during September. There are also higher odds of above-normal temps over much of the western Corn Belt next month.

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Drought footprint mostly unchanged

As of Aug. 16, 67% of the U.S. was experiencing abnormal dryness/drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, up one point from the previous week. Rainfall across the Midwest was 'hit-and-miss.'

New-crop corn, soybean export sales top market expectations

USDA export sales data through week ending August 11, revealed new-crop soybeans sales were the largest for either 2021-22 or 2022-23 since the end of March, with wheat export sales reaching a marketing-year low.

First Thing Today | August 18, 2022

Active followthrough selling weighed on wheat overnight, while corn and soybeans faded amid spillover pressure and favorable weather forecasts.

Midweek Cash Markets | August 17, 2022

Corn and soybean basis continues to slip ahead of harvest, but remains well above average.

First Thing Today | August 17, 2022

Corn, soybeans and wheat posted two-sided trade overnight but are mildly firmer this morning amid light corrective buying.

First Thing Today | August 16, 2022

Corn, soybean and wheat futures extended yesterday’s losses overnight but all three markets held above Monday’s lows.

Corn and bean CCI ratings decline, spring wheat crop inches higher

The corn CCI rating has dropped for five straight weeks.