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  • Plains from Friday to Sunday are likely to damage unharvested corn and soybean crops in parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa, meteorologists said on Wednesday. The winter-like blast could dump up to 3 feet of snow in central and eastern North Dakota and send temperatures plunging into the 20 s Fahrenheit in Nebraska, western Iowa,...

  • *Soybeans near 3- month high on talk of China purchase offer. Oct 9- Chicago soybeans rose for a second session on Wednesday, trading near a three-month peak, boosted by a newspaper report that China had offered to increase its purchases of soybeans as part of a trade deal with the United States. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was up...

  • Wheat notched the biggest gain, with the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat contract rising 2.3%. "caught some chart buying as it became clear we would score an outside day higher on the bar charts," Charlie Sernatinger, global head of grain futures at ED&F Man Capital, said in a note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures...

  • *Corn up ahead of USDA report, lower U.S. yields expected. *Wheat, soybean slip in positioning ahead of USDA forecasts. "Corn is firmer while soybeans and wheat are down slightly in positioning as the market awaits the USDA crop reports," said Matt Ammermann, commodity risk manager with INTL FCStone.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 30- U.S. spring wheat futures tumbled to a 10- year low on Friday under pressure from massive supplies, cutting prices for makers of artisanal breads, bagels and pizza crust. The decline hurts farmers across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota who are in the process of harvesting a large crop for the second year in a row. It is the latest blow for...

  • *Crop tour sees sub-par corn yields in South Dakota, Ohio. As of 12:23 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December wheat was down 7 cents at $4.65-1/ 2 per bushel after dipping to $4.63-1/ 2, the contract's lowest level since May 14. CBOT December corn was down 4-1/ 2 cents at $3.70 a bushel, but stayed just above last week's multi-month low of $3.69.

  • *Crop tour estimates lower corn yields in South Dakota, Ohio. The most-active corn contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 0.7% at $3.77-1/ 4 a bushel, as of 0248 GMT, wheat gained 0.2% to $4.73-1/ 2 a bushel and soybeans added 0.5% to $8.71 a bushel. "Pro-farmer crop tour is finding lower yields and there is a good chance that the U.S. corn crop is lower than the current...

  • As of 12:33 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December corn was down 5-3/ 4 cents at $3.75 per bushel, but remained inside of Friday's trading range. Corn led the way down after weekend storms brought rain to Minnesota, southern Iowa, western Missouri and eastern Kansas, along with parts of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. "So today is about taking risk premium out of the...

  • Severe flooding in the U.S. farm belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states delayed spring farming and has hit agricultural companies like Mosaic, which sell fertilizers directly to farmers. Mosaic cut its 2019 adjusted profit forecast, for the second time, to between $1.10 and $1.50 per share, from $1.50 to $2.00 per share, to reflect lower...

  • The company now expects adjusted profit between $1.10 and $1.50, from $1.50 to $2.00. Severe flooding in the U.S. farm belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states delayed spring farming and has hit agricultural companies like Mosaic, which sell fertilizers directly to farmers. The U.S. agriculture industry is already grappling with the...

  • Aug 1- Pesticide and insecticide maker Corteva Inc's quarterly profit beat estimates as volumes and prices in its markets outside North America rose more than expected, while flooding in the United States hit sales in its home market. Corteva's results, its first after its separation from DowDupont in June, comes as agriculture companies have been ravaged by...

  • Farm Belt, including Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, in March delaying spring planting season. Nutrien lowered its 2019 adjusted net earnings forecast to $2.70 to $3.00 per share from $2.80 to $3.20 per share and adjusted core earnings to $4.35 billion to $4.70 billion from $4.4 billion to $4.9 billion. The company, formed by the merger of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp...

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  • Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5% tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting on Monday, rising to as much as 25% later in the year. Vice President Mike Pence chaired the meeting on Wednesday afternoon...

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- Mexican officials met with their U.S. counterparts for talks in Washington on Wednesday aimed at reaching a deal to stave off the imposition of U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods next week, even as their government prepared to retaliate if duties go ahead. President Donald Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on curbing...

  • CHICAGO, May 21- April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater volatility from federal tax law changes and the stock market. In California, where personal income...

  • Federal Reserve board, picked up a key endorsement from a Senate Republican on Thursday when Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey said he would be "inclined to support" the conservative commentator despite Moore's past sexist comments. Toomey, who more than a decade ago succeeded Moore as head of the Club for Growth, a conservative political action committee Moore had...

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