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Dryness expands in southern and eastern areas of the Midwest as growing season wanes

Drought spread across the Central and Southern Plains over the past week, as well as in southern and eastern areas of the Corn Belt, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.

Market Watch | September 16, 2021

Cash spring wheat prices continue to climb.

Warm, dry outlook concerning for winter wheat producers

Warm weather is likely to continue across most of the Midwest and Plains during October, according to updated weather maps from the Climate Prediction Center. The precipitation outlook for next month is less certain.

Ahead of the Open | September 16, 2021

Ahead of the Open | September 16, 2021 Corn futures mixed-weaker after export sales disappoint, soybeans firmer, wheat lower.

Wheat export sales hit new high for 2021-22

In contrast, corn sales slumped to less than 250,000 MT.

First Thing Today | Sept. 16, 2021

Strategie Grains calling for tighter global wheat supplies. Business Roundtable sounds alarm on debt ceiling; Yellen calls McConnell. POET pledges its ethanol will reduce emissions at least 70% vs. gasoline by 2030.

Biden Meets with Sens. Manchin, Sinema

Yellen talks with McConnell re: debt ceiling

Midweek Cash Markets | September 15, 2021

Corn and soybean basis weaken as harvest picks up and amid Gulf logistics issues due to Hurricane Ida.