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*Wheat, corn rise from four-year lows. "The weather continues to be excellent for crop development," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade September corn futures settled 3-3/ 4 cents higher at $3.81-1/ 2 a bushel, snapping a nine-session losing streak.
*Wheat ticks up from four-year lows. "The weather continues to be excellent for crop development," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients. At 11:24 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade September corn futures were down 1/ 4 cent at $3.78 a bushel.
PARIS/ SINGAPORE, July 8- Chicago soy fell for a seventh session on Tuesday to trade near its lowest in five months as near-perfect crop weather across the U.S.
DuPont announced lower operating earnings and in the second quarter and consequently lowered its full-year outlook for operating earnings.
*Soybeans firm on bargain buying, exports. *Corn following wheat higher after hitting four-month low. Wheat futures rose on support from short-covering as well as disappointing harvest yields in key hard red winter wheat-growing areas of the U.S.
*Soybeans firm on bargain buying, exports. *Corn following wheat higher after hitting four-month low. Corn followed wheat higher, with short-covering also noted after the front-month contract dropped to a four-month low on Tuesday.
*Soybeans drop below $14, fund selling noted. CHICAGO, June 17- U.S. soybean futures fell 1.6 percent at the Chicago Board of Trade on Tuesday, dropping below $14 a bushel for the first time since March 24, on the easing of pressure on the U.S. balance sheet, traders said.
*USDA crop ratings expected to be bearish for corn, soybeans. CHICAGO, June 16- Chicago Board of Trade corn futures dropped 1.3 percent on Monday on expectations of a robust U.S. harvest this fall due to good crop weather across the U.S.
*Soybeans top $15 on bull spreading, strong export demand. *Corn follows soy higher but U.S. weather weighs. *Wheat drops to lowest since March 3.
Chinese importers' defaults on soybean cargos may spur debt concerns, but such defaults aren't unusual and China's soybean business has been struggling.
Kona Haque, head of agricultural research at Macquarie Group, discusses why farmers are moving towards growing soy.
More than 90 percent of the soybeans in the U.S. are genetically modified, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, expects the upcoming USDA crop report to stay bearish.
Focusing on agricultural commodities, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis; and the "Futures Now" crew Rich Ilczyszyn, iiTrader, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy.
Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.
Jerry Gulke, Gulke Group president discusses what he expects to see from today's USDA Supply and Demand Report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing how staples, including corn, wheat and soy, are holding up in the Midwest amid cold weather, with Weather Channel's Reynolds Wolf and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.
Some hedge fund managers are bullish on corn and soybeans, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Corn futures are down to 9-month lows today; farmers plan to plant on 97 million acres this year. Virginia McGathey, McGathey Commodities president, discusses the impact this will have on the commodity.
U.S. corn and soybean futures plunged on Thursday, on track for their biggest daily loss in months, after a government crop report shocked professional traders.