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Another down day for soybeans and corn

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling, with May falling to a multi-month low. Export demand remains slow as Brazil holds a price advantage, even with recent cuts in production estimates due to yield results. The crop is much smaller than initially... Read More.

Growing demand for Indiana soybeans in Indonesia

The Indiana Soybean Alliance is working with buyers in Indonesia to direct-export Indiana-grown soybeans by container.  The 10-person delegation, led by ISA, has been meeting with potential soybean buyers in the country. Ed Ebert, senior director of market development with ISA, says there is... Read More.

Soybeans up Friday, but still down on week

Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying, just not enough to escape weekly losses. Beans were oversold and due for a bounce after hitting multi-month lows. Domestic crush demand is strong, canceling out some of the bearishness of slow export sales.... Read More.

Sulfur needs often overlooked in soybeans

Soybean research at Purdue University is showing sulfur is a key nutrient to higher soybean yields. Purdue Extension agronomist Shaun Casteel… “Most people would say I don’t need it for soybeans,” he says, “but sulfur is actually a cofactor for nodulation, and so if we... Read More.

Soybeans, corn, wheat fall further

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. Soybeans are watching development weather in Argentina and harvest activity in Brazil. The USDA’s updated supply and demand report is out March 8th, while CONAB’s new outlook for Brazil is set for March 12th. The... Read More.

Soybeans decline on profit taking, dollar strength

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling, in addition to the higher move in the dollar during the session. There’s more rain in the forecast for Argentina, while harvest conditions generally look good in Brazil. The USDA’s next round of supply,... Read More.

Soybeans, corn down ahead of USDA, CONAB numbers

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. There has been better than expected rain in Argentina this week, with more in the forecast over the next couple of weeks. If the rainfall meets or exceeds expectations, that should help limit further declines... Read More.

Soybeans key to energy transition, advancing food security

The vice president of market intelligence for the United Soybean Board says the rising demand for biodiesel has helped increase the value of soybean oil. Mac Marshall tells Brownfield biodiesel is one of the most-used renewable fuels on the market and it’s creating new... 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.

Soybeans bounce, wheat falls

Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying, oversold and due for a bounce after the recent losses. Argentina should be hot and dry for the next few days, with rain by this weekend, but coverage and expected amounts are uncertain.... Read More.

Another down day for soybeans, corn

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling, adding to what would have already been a lower finish for the week. December’s soybean crush was a little below expectations, but still the largest for any month at 204 million bushels. Brazil’s harvest is... Read More.