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Soybeans, corn, wheat close with modest gains

Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying after a wide-ranging session. Export sales were up on the week, but Brazil remains in control of the global market. The weekly total was 18.2 million bushels, China and Mexico topped the list,... Read More.

Ag Economy Barometer shows modest improvement, but concerns linger

Farmer sentiment has improved modestly month-over-month but is still well below year-ago levels, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Mintert with Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture tells Brownfield it was a fairly small move. “People did become just a... Read More.

Soybeans see more modest gains

Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying. Near-term conditions in Argentina are hot and dry with a lot of uncertainties about the forecasted late week rain. This recent weather has likely trimmed at least some of Argentina’s yield potential, but... Read More.