Jeff Wilson joined the Pro Farmer team in 2018 as our senior market analyst.
Market waiting for Washington trade talks Jan. 30-31 and weekend weather outcomes in South America.
Light rains in Brazil and more forecast this weekend add pressure to soybeans and corn.
Dry Brazil weather and positive chart signals give markets a boost to start.
Prices fall on reports the U.S. rejected a Chinese preparatory meeting this week ahead of high-level talks scheduled for Jan. 30-31.
Crop stress may return with drier, warm Brazilian weather.
Smaller shipments from Black Sea should boost U.S. wheat exports.
Increasing signs that progress can be made at Jan. 30-31 trade talks in Washington.
Driest Brazilian crop areas miss most of upcoming rain, Argentina remains wet.
Prices drop this week should boost demand as Brazil's outlook drier next week than seen on Tuesday.
A stronger dollar and forecast rains for parts of Brazil add pressure to markets.