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  • Soybeans extended early declines after the USDA raised its forecast of global soybean stocks at the end of the 2016-17 marketing year to 87.41 million tonnes, from 82.82 million in March and well above an average of trade estimates for 83.91 million. The USDA pegged Brazil's crop at 111 million tonnes, up from 108 million last month. "They pumped up Brazil and...

  • Soybeans extended early declines after the USDA raised its forecast of global soybean stocks at the end of the 2016-17 marketing year to 87.41 million tonnes, from 82.82 million in March and well above an average of trade estimates for 83.91 million. The USDA pegged Brazil's crop at 111 million tonnes, up from 108 million last month. "They pumped up Brazil and...

  • *Traders adjust positions ahead of monthly USDA reports. As of 12:58 p.m. CDT, the Chicago Board of Trade May corn contract was up 6-1/ 2 cents at $3.66 per bushel. May wheat was up 3-1/ 4 cents at $4.27-1/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans were down 1/ 4 cent at $9.41-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • *Corn eases ahead of monthly USDA supply/demand report. Chicago Board of Trade May corn settled down 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.59-1/ 2 per bushel. "Trade is fully expecting to see larger crops for Argentina and Brazil; the only question is how much larger," MaxYield analyst Karl Setzer wrote in a note to clients.

  • Chicago Board of Trade May wheat settled down 6-1/ 2 cents at $4.23-1/ 4 per bushel. CBOT May corn fell 4 cents at $3.60-3/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans declined 2-3/ 4 cents at $9.41-1/ 2. It's the limiting factor, "said Joe Christopher, with the Crossroads Cooperative in Sidney, Nebraska.

  • CHICAGO, April 6- U.S. wheat futures fell on Thursday on technical selling, hitting their lowest level since last week on a lack of supportive news and plentiful global inventories, analysts said. As of 12:43 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May wheat was down 7-3/ 4 cents at $4.22 per bushel. CBOT May corn was down 4-1/ 2 cents at $3.60-1/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans were...

  • *Rain forecasts in Argentina raise risk to soy harvest. CHICAGO, April 5- U.S. soybeans firmed on Wednesday, rebounding from multi-month lows hit a day earlier on fears of harvest delays in Argentina, along with China's return to the market after a holiday, analysts said. As of 12:38 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were up 7 cents at $9.44-3/ 4 per...

  • CHICAGO, April 4- Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures fell to their lowest level in a year on Tuesday, pressured by expectations for record-large U.S. plantings and a massive South American harvest, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade corn futures fell about 1 percent on profit-taking a day after reaching a three-week top, while wheat futures were...

  • *Corn supported by USDA forecast for 4 pct acreage decline. *Soy slides on chart selling, USDA's record area estimate. Corn was supported by the USDA's projection on Friday that U.S. farmers would plant 89.996 million acres of corn.

  • *Corn supported by USDA forecast for 4 pct acreage decline. *Soy slides on chart selling, USDA's record area estimate. As of 12:51 p.m CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May corn was up 6-1/ 4 cents at $3.70-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $3.71-3/ 4, its highest since March 9.

  • CHICAGO, March 29- U.S. soybean futures closed lower on Wednesday, while corn and wheat prices edged higher as investors squared positions ahead of U.S. Department of Agriculture plantings and grain stocks data on Friday, traders and analysts said. USDA is expected to show increased U.S. soybean plantings and reduced seedings of corn as well as bigger...

  • CHICAGO, March 29- U.S. corn, soybean and wheat futures were narrowly lower on Wednesday as investors squared positions ahead of U.S. Department of Agriculture plantings and grain stocks data on Friday, traders and analysts said. USDA is expected to show increased U.S. soybean plantings and reduced seedings of corn as well as bigger year-on-year U.S. stockpiles...

  • *Trade awaits USDA plantings and stocks reports due Friday. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat settled up 3-3/ 4 cents at $4.24-1/ 2 per bushel. CBOT May corn ended up 2 cents at $3.57-3/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans rose 1/ 2 cent at $9.72 a bushel.

  • *Trade awaits USDA plantings and stocks reports due Friday. As of 12:38 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May wheat was up 3-1/ 4 cents at $4.24 per bushel. CBOT May corn was up 1 cent at $3.56-3/ 4 a bushel and May soybeans were steady at $9.71-1/ 2 a bushel.

  • SINGAPORE, March 21- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Tuesday, easing for a second session after forecasts of much-needed rains for the winter wheat crop in U.S. *Brazil's Abiove soybean industry association pegged the country's soybean crop, which is being harvested, at 107.3 million tonnes, up from its February forecast of 104.6 million tonnes.

  • *Wheat firm, led by K.C. and Minneapolis markets. As of 12:26 p.m. CDT, CBOT May corn was up 3 cents at $3.66-1/ 2 per bushel. May soybeans were up 1-1/ 2 cents at $9.9-3/ 4 a bushel and CBOT May wheat was up 1/ 4 cent at $4.36-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • CHICAGO, March 14- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures declined on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, dropping below $10 a bushel as hefty South American harvests threatened U.S. soy export prospects, traders said. CBOT May soybeans settled down 6-3/ 4 cents at $9.99-1/ 4 a bushel after dipping to $9.92, the contract's lowest since mid-November.

  • CHICAGO, March 14- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures declined on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, dropping below $10 a bushel as hefty South American harvests threatened U.S. soy export prospects, traders said. As of 12:41 p.m. CDT, CBOT May soybeans were down 7-1/ 2 cents at $9.98-1/ 2 a bushel after dipping to $9.92, the contract's lowest since...

  • CHICAGO, March 13- U.S. wheat futures fell more than 2 percent on Monday on improving weather forecasts for the southern Plains winter wheat belt, analysts said. As of 12:36 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May wheat was down 10 cents at $4.30-1/ 2 per bushel after touching $4.30-1/ 4, its lowest since Feb. 1. CBOT May corn was down 3-1/ 4 cents at $3.61 a bushel and May...

  • CHICAGO, March 10- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures fell to a two-month low on Friday as the ongoing harvest of a projected record-large Brazilian soy crop threatened U.S. export prospects, traders said. At 11:15 a.m. CST, CBOT May soybean futures were down 6-1/ 2 cents at $10.04-1/ 2 per bushel after dipping to $10.03, the contract's lowest since Jan. 9.