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First Thing Today | July 22, 2021

Profit-taking overnight. Industry still trying to get a handle on Canada’s wheat and canola crops. Central China is dealing with floods. FTC adopts policy statement to take on ‘right to repair.'

Midweek Cash Markets | July 21, 2021

Corn and soybean basis remain much stronger than normal.

Semi-annual Cattle Inventory Report expected to reflect ongoing herd contraction

Given last year’s pandemic-related disruptions to the cattle herd, the data could receive more market attention than it typically does, with traders likely to take particular note of USDA’s calf crop estimate.

After the Bell | July 21, 2021

After the Bell | July 21, 2021 Hot, dry Midwest outlook boosts new-crop corn, soybean futures, winter wheat hits two-month highs.

High degree of uncertainty about coming cattle placements number

On average, analysts surveyed by Reuters expect USDA’s Cattle on Feed Report to show there were around 11.324 million head of cattle on feed as of July 1, down 1% from year-ago levels.

First Thing Today Audio | July 21, 2021

The weather forecast remains concerning, Putin says he will work to curb food prices in Russia and the Federal Maritime Commission will conduct audits on major shippers...

Republicans Balk at Physical Infrastructure Measure with No Text and Sans Pay-fors

Vilsack says more aid coming | Slim odds for axing corn-ethanol mandate

Ahead of the Open | July 21, 2021

Ahead of the Open | July 21, 2021 Grain, soybean futures mostly higher as Midwest, Plains dryness trims crop potential.