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  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 6- U.S. wheat prices fell 3 percent on Thursday, after a six-day rally to two-year highs encouraged some selling, although hot, dry weather forecasts were keeping attention on deteriorating spring wheat crops in the northern United States. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had dropped 3.3 percent to $5.41-3/ 4 a bushel by...

  • CHICAGO, July 5- U.S. wheat futures rose for a sixth day in a row on Wednesday, with technical buyers stepping into the market after prices sank into negative territory, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures also closed higher. "You can only kill that crop one time," said Mark Schultz, chief analyst at Northstar Commodity Investment Co..

  • Spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange soared to a four-year high above $8 a bushel. At the Chicago Board of Trade, September wheat settled up 29 cents at $5.55 per bushel while front-month July, which expires next week, touched $5.39, the highest spot price since July 20, 2015. Temperatures could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit this weekend and early...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 3- Chicago wheat futures jumped more than 3 percent to their highest in two years on Monday as forecasts for continued dry weather in key U.S. growing regions stoked fears of production losses. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 3.2 percent at $5.42-3/ 4 a bushel at 1016 GMT, after rising up to 4 percent to $5.47-1/ 4 a...

  • *Soybeans lifted by supportive USDA acreage, stocks data. CHICAGO, June 30- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures traded above $5 a bushel on Friday for the first time in a year, buoyed by diminishing outlooks for spring wheat crops in both the United States and Canada, analysts said. New-crop CBOT November soybeans were up 31-1/ 4 cents at $9.56 a bushel and new-crop...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- U.S. farmers seeded a record amount of soybeans this spring, the government said on Friday, amid hopes that strong export demand will soak up much of the harvest this fall despite bumper crops in Brazil and Argentina that have swelled global stocks. Supplies for all three commodities remained robust, with stocks of both corn and soybeans as of...

  • The surge in spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange also lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat to a one-year peak and buoyed corn and soybeans as well. CBOT July corn ended up 3 cents at $3.59-3/ 4 a bushel and July soybeans rose 1-1/ 2 cents to $9.15-1/ 2 a bushel. MGEX July spring wheat settled up 36-1/ 2 cents at $7.41-1/ 4 a bushel after reaching $7.59-3/ 4,...

  • CHICAGO, June 29- Drought conditions in the northern U.S. Drought Monitor, produced by a consortium of climatologists, on Thursday showed that 25 percent of North Dakota was classified as being in "extreme drought," up from 7.7 percent a week earlier. "The top has been taken off," said North Dakota State University extension agronomist Joel Ransom, referring to the...

  • The surge in spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange also lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat to a one-year high and buoyed corn and soybeans as well. As of 12:08 p.m. CDT, CBOT July wheat was up 25-1/ 2 cents at $4.82-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching $4.83-1/ 2, the highest spot price in a year. CBOT July corn was up 4-1/ 4 cents at $3.61 a bushel and July...

  • Wheat hits one-year high

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on wheat futures rallying after hitting a one year high from the commodities desk, with the "Futures Now" traders.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, June 29- U.S. spring wheat futures charged to a new three-year high on Thursday as investors anticipated parched conditions in the northern U.S. The latest gains for spring wheat prices on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange also triggered a sharp rise in Chicago wheat futures, the benchmark for global wheat markets. U.S spring wheat futures were up...

  • CHICAGO, June 28- U.S. spring wheat futures surged 3.4 percent on Wednesday, topping $7 a bushel for the first time in nearly three years on worries that stressful weather will curb production of the high-quality milling wheat, analysts said. The jump in Minneapolis Grain Exchange spring wheat lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat as well. July soybeans ended up 2-3/...

  • CHICAGO, June 28- U.S. spring wheat futures surged about 4 percent on Wednesday, topping $7 a bushel for the first time in nearly three years on worries that stressful weather will curb production of the high-quality milling wheat, analysts said. The jump in Minneapolis Grain Exchange spring wheat lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat as well.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, June 28- Chicago wheat edged higher on Wednesday, supported by a near three-year high for Minneapolis spring wheat, as worries about parched crops in the northern U.S. offset supply pressure from winter wheat harvesting in the northern hemisphere. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had risen 0.2 percent to $4.70 a bushel by...

  • As of 12:13 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July corn was up 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.61-1/ 4 per bushel. July spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange were up 18-1/ 4 cents at $6.82 a bushel, the highest spot price on a continuous chart since July 2014. In its weekly U.S. crop conditions report, the USDA rated 40 percent of the spring wheat crop in good to excellent...

  • CHICAGO, June 26- Chicago Board of Trade wheat prices fell about 2 percent on Monday, extending their slide to four sessions on profit-taking after a run-up to one-year highs last week, analysts said. July corn ended up 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.59 a bushel and July soybeans rose 2-1/ 4 cents to $9.06-3/ 4 a bushel. "The wheat price in Chicago has fallen... as part of a consolidation...

  • CHICAGO, June 26- Chicago Board of Trade wheat prices fell about 2 percent on Monday, extending their slide to four sessions on profit-taking after a run-up to one-year highs last week, analysts said. As of 1:03 p.m. CDT, CBOT July wheat was down 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.51-1/ 4 per bushel. July corn was up 1-3/ 4 cents at $3.59-1/ 2 a bushel and July soybeans were up 4 cents at...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, June 26- U.S. wheat prices fell on Monday, with Chicago futures retreating from a one-year high and spring wheat edging back from a 2-1/ 2 year top, as the market awaited more indications on crop conditions after adverse growing weather. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 1.4 percent to $4.66-3/ 4 a bushel by 1054 GMT, pulling...

  • CHICAGO, June 23- MGEX spring wheat futures surged to a 2-1/ 2 year high on Friday and Chicago Board of Trade corn futures dipped to a six-month low in technically driven trade amid an outlook for generally favorable U.S. crop weather, traders said. Soybean futures touched the lowest levels in more than a year as dealers squared positions ahead of the weekend and a...

  • "We're looking at better weather in the Midwest- that's been the big driver," said Price Futures Group broker Jack Scoville. CBOT July soybean futures eased 12 cents to $9.06-1/ 2 per bushel, the lowest since March 2016. CBOT July corn was down 5-1/ 4 cents at $3.63-1/ 2 per bushel and CBOT July wheat was off 3-1/ 4 cents to $4.61-1/ 4 at 12:45 p.m. CDT.