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Soybeans, corn, wheat all lower heading into Friday

Soybeans were lower as traders continue to watch crop development weather.  There are chances for rain for much of the Midwest in the extended forecast, while other areas remain heavily saturated.  Both soybean oil and soybean meal were lower on Thursday.  Thet trade is... Read More.

Bayer’s next generation of soybeans planned for 2027

Bayer’s North American soybean business lead says the company’s next generation of soybeans will help farmers in the fight against resistant weeds. Kacy Perry says the target launch for the HT4 soybeans is 2027. “So HT4 actually brings five unique herbicide tolerant traits which... Read More.

Soybeans, corn move higher, wheat continues to fall

Soybeans ended the day mostly higher.  Soybean oil was higher Tuesday and bean meal also found some strength.  The USDA dropped the crop conditions rating 2 points to 70% good to excellent.  That’s still well above last year’s rating.  The trade continues to watch... Read More.

Late soybeans? Plant them

An agronomist says farmers should go ahead and plant their soybeans as soon as the soil is dry enough, even though it’s mid-June. Tony Lenz, an agronomist with Stine Seed tells Brownfield in most cases, farmers should not switch to a shorter-season soybean variety.... Read More.

93% of Illinois corn emerged, 93% of soybeans planted

A technical agronomist says crop emergence has been variable across parts of Illinois. Channel’s Derek Whalen tells Brownfield, “We’ve got corn that’s just been in the ground a week or two, and first crop soybeans that have just been planted here in the last... Read More.

98% of Nebraska corn emerged, 98% of soybeans planted

An eastern Nebraska farmer says some weather challenges extended his planting season well into June. Quentin Connealy raises corn and soybeans along the Missouri River. “We’ve been busy replanting spots and corn endings,” he said. “We didn’t turn wheels for about 20 days in... Read More.

Soybeans, corn, wheat pressured to start the week

Soybeans were lower Monday, likely pressured by speculative selling.  There’s hot and dry weather in some parts of the U.S. while field conditions remain excessively wet in other parts of major soybean growing areas.  Soybeans conditions declined 2 points this week to 70 percent... Read More.

Soybeans, corn, wheat down Friday

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling, while still finishing mixed on the week. The trade’s watching planting, expecting good progress, outside of likely delays in some northern growing areas. There’s the possibility of some heat stress, but for now, the moisture... Read More.

Soybeans, corn up on early stress concerns

Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying. Soybeans also had some help from bean meal, watching planting and development weather. Conditions are mostly good for the tail end of planting, but there could be some early stress from hot, dry weather. CONAB... Read More.

Corn sees post-WASDE gain, with soybeans, wheat down

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. The lone change for carryout projections was that new crop U.S. ending stocks were up on the month following a reduction in the old crop crush. That pushed 2023/24 U.S. ending stocks to 350 million... Read More.