Slight dip in the condition of field crops

Around 90 percent of the U.S. corn crop had made it through pollination as of Aug. 7, although Iowa was still behind average at 83 percent vs. 92 percent for the five-year. July’s hot, dry weather hurt crop condition in some regions, with 16 [...]

Soy complex rebounds as Midwest weather turns ominous

Futures activity Soybean futures demonstrated their greatest gains in about 18 years last week as weather concerns moved into the market. Aug-22 soybean futures increased by $1.64 per bushel last week to close at $16.37 per bushel on Friday. Nov-22 futures increased 9 percent [...]

Soybeans trickle down below $16 per bushel

Last week, the U.S. soybean crop was well ahead of average planting pace, at 61 percent planted vs. the 37 percent five-year average. Futures slid all week, falling 77 cents per bushel on the July contract to $15.26 per bushel. The market’s focus last [...]

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