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China’s wheat crop could help bridge any corn supply gap until corn harvest begins

Harvest of China’s winter wheat crop got underway this month, which along with Chinese changes in recommended feed mixes could cool Chinese buying of corn near-term.

Recent rain for the Dakotas had little impact on drought

"Reports indicate much of this week’s heavy rains was immediately absorbed by the severely dry soils, with no runoff into empty dugouts or ponds," according to today's Drought Monitor Summary.

MarketWatch: Cash corn, soybean prices continue to retreat

Our Market Watch table features monthly and quarterly price outlooks along with weekly prices for a variety of ag markets.

Another week of outsized corn export sales, driven by known business to China

China bought a total of 5.812 MMT of corn the week ending May 20, with 5.644 MMT of those purchases being new-crop.

Another strike at Argentine ports underway as Covid-19 spreads

Argentine port workers launched another 48-hour strike at midnight as they continue to push to be designated essential workers so they can receive Covid-19 vaccines.

USDA seeking proposals for quantifying climate benefits of CRP

FSA will invest $10 million to measure and monitor the soil carbon sequestration and other climate and environmental benefits of conservation practices over the life of CRP contracts

Food prices continue to rise

The all-items consumer price index climbed 0.8% from March to April, with the gauge of economy-wide inflation now up 4.2% from year-ago levels, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service.

U.S.-based ag company announces plans to build canola facility in Saskatchewan

Ceres Global Ag Corp. today announced it will build a $350 million canola crushing facility in Northgate, Saskatchewan, which is near Canada’s border with the U.S.