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  • 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...

  • *Trade Ministry imposes new measures to fight graft. BAGHDAD, April 6- Two years ago, corruption was so rampant in Iraqs wheat procurement programme that even Islamic State militants cashed in by smuggling the strategic commodity across the border from Syria with the suspected collusion of Trade Ministry officials. Abdul Kareem's bodyguards are awaiting...

  • *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...

  • PARIS, April 3- Louis Dreyfus' core earnings fell further last year as the global agricultural commodity trader again faced pressure from an abundant supply of crops. Large inventories, low prices and limited volatility have curbed margins in the past two years for companies such as Louis Dreyfus that buy, transport and process crops like wheat, soybeans and...

  • *Corn supported by USDA forecast for 4 pct acreage decline Wheat also underpinned by lower expected area. *Monday's USDA crop progress report to give fresh indication. In one of the most closely watched crop reports of the year, the USDA forecast soybean plantings would rise 7 percent from last year to a record 89.5 million acres, and that corn plantings would...

  • *CBOT corn, wheat ease in subdued trade ahead of USDA report. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, March 30- Chicago soybeans fell for a second session in row on Thursday, hitting a five-month low as expectations of an increase in U.S. plantings and a bumper South American crop weighed on the market. Friday's USDA planting and stocks reports could increase supply pressure by showing a...

  • 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.

  • CAIRO/ MOSCOW, March 28- Syria has received 50,000 tonnes of Russian wheat as humanitarian aid, Syrian and Russian government sources said on Tuesday. Russian government officials said in November their country plans to send around 100,000 tonnes of wheat as aid to Syria. A deal struck in October for Syria to buy 1 million tonnes of Russian wheat with little known...

  • *Corn and wheat lifted by positioning before USDA report. Chicago Board of Trade's May soybeans contract rose 0.1 percent to $9.73-1/ 4 a bushel by 0956 GMT. "Soybeans are seeing some bargain buying... but I think the upside is limited by the large soybean crops in Brazil and elsewhere in South America," said Rabobank senior commodity analyst Graydon Chong.

  • CHICAGO, March 28- U.S. farmers in the arid Plains states have traditionally grown wheat and raised cattle. Farmers in these states, which include Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas, have more choice now in what they grow as seeds have been developed over the past decade that thrive in the dry conditions typical of the region. Kansas farmer Mick Rausch is taking...

  • CHICAGO, March 27- U.S. wheat, corn and soybean futures fell to their lowest this year on Monday, pressured by abundant global grain and oilseed supplies and outlooks for crop-friendly rain in the southern Plains wheat belt, traders said. "The path of least resistance is lower," said EFG Group analyst Tom Fritz. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat futures were down 6 cents...

  • CHICAGO, March 24- U.S. soybean futures dropped 1.6 percent on Friday to their lowest level in more than five months on pressure from rising forecasts for already-robust South American harvests, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat rose on bargain buying following four straight days of declines. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures...

  • CHICAGO, March 24- U.S. soybean futures dropped 1 percent on Friday to their lowest in more than four months on pressure from rising forecasts for already-robust South American harvests, traders said. Wheat futures were mixed, with Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat rising on bargain buying following four straight days of declines, while K.C. hard red...

  • PARIS, March 23- U.S. soybean futures fell on Thursday, still pressured by record U.S. sowings and prospects of bumper crops in the southern hemisphere, which also sent corn to a new seven-week low. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were down 0.5 percent at $9.95 a bushel. Corn fell 0.35 percent to $3.57-1/ 2 a bushel, a low since Feb. 1.

  • CHICAGO, March 21- U.S. wheat futures dropped to their lowest level in more than six weeks on Tuesday, their second straight day of declines, as the weather forecast bolstered expectations for strong yields adding to already-abundant supplies in the coming weeks, traders said. At 9:47 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soft red winter wheat was off 5-1/ 2 cents at...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, March 21- Chicago wheat futures fell for a second session in a row on Tuesday as much-needed rain was forecast for crops in the U.S. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was down 0.4 percent at $4.28-1/ 2 a bushel by 1232 GMT after dropping 1.4 percent in the previous session. Corn also fell 0.4 percent to $3.62 a bushel while...