Weekly soybean exports around average heading into June

U.S. soybean export sales and shipments for the week ending Jun. 2 were well above year-ago levels and closer to the average of recent seasons. Last year, with high U.S. pricing and the Brazilian crop amply supplying the market, U.S. soybean exports crawled through [...]

Geopolitics, smaller Brazilian crop drive soy complex

Futures activity Nearing expiration, the Mar-22 soybean futures contract closed last week slightly higher than it began, at $16.9075 per bushel. Futures did manage to close at a record $17 per bushel on Thursday before correctly slightly on Friday. S&D and fundamental factors USDA’s [...]

South American corn & soybean planting begins

At the start of October, early-season corn planting in Brazil was about a third complete, slightly above the five-year average. Brazil’s soybean crop was some 4 percent planted, a couple of points above the average. Light to moderate rains and warm to hot temperatures [...]

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