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Hot, dry weather is expected to stick around for the Corn Belt, fueling market volatility and adding to concerns about tight carryover supplies of corn and soybeans. USDA updated its balance sheets this week, and you’ll find plenty of report coverage in this week’s newsletter. Meanwhile, the livestock sector is getting increasing scrutiny from Washington. Also of note, Biden’s EPA is revisiting water protections and the Renewable Fuels Standard, unnerving farmers. Find more on these topics and many others in this week’s newsletter. Download it here.

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Pro Farmer's Daily Advice Monitor

Pro Farmer editors provide daily updates on advice, including if now is a good time to catch up on cash sales.

Short-term trends for corn and soybeans turn sideways

Find updates to our short-term, intermediate- and long-term trends for commodity and key outside markets.

Corn export inspections hold above 1.5 MMT

Wheat inspections were near the upper end of expectations and last week’s tally was revised 75,091 MT higher versus what was initially reported. Soybean inspections, on the other hand, were even lighter than expected.

Monday Morning Wake Up Call | June 14, 2021

Grain and soy futures are under hefty pressure on improved rain chances in the coming weeks. Feeder cattle futures are sharply higher with fat cattle near unchanged. Lean hog futures are under pressure.

Ahead of the Open

Grains, soybeans down sharply as Midwest rains ease dryness concerns.

JBS CEO Gets Congressional Letter Re: Paying Ransom

Will Fed alter its interest-rate hike timeline in Wednesday FOMC statement?