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  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Soybeans Fall as Traders Pull Out of Long Positions. Soybeans for November delivery fell 3% to $10.33 3/ 4 a bushel, on the Chicago Board of Trade Monday, as some "weak long"' traders take profits from the recent surge of grains futures. Grain futures trading on the CBOT fell as many grains traders opted to take profits following the USDA's WASDE report showing bigger declines to U.S. crop production and stockpiles than expected.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Beyond Meat Launching Plant-Based Burgers at More KFC China Locations-- Beyond Meat has been expanding rapidly in China and on Monday announced a partnership to bring its plant-based burgers to more KFC locations in the country. Beyond Meat' s faux meat patties will be available in Yum China's KFC China chain for a limited three-week run.

  • SUBSCRIBERS: USDA Crop Progress Reports Delayed

    Department of Agriculture's weekly Crop Progress reports, normally released on Mondays, will be delayed due to the holiday. This report will be released Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Write to Rodney Christian at

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Monday, October 12 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 400,094 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Oct-20 12,120 12,500 12,120 12,250 12,045 205 18 9 Nov-20 12,200 12,515 12,155 12,350 12,070 280 1,489 4,466 Jan-21 12,895 13,275 12,850 13,095 12,810 285 340,261 203,174 Mar-21 12,970 13,345 12,925 13,190 12,895 295 9,576 7,884 Apr-21 12,995 13,380 12,955 13,235 12,930 305 8,460 7,489 May-21 13,000 13,415 12,990 13,250 12,925 325 39,222 44,850 Jun-21...

  • Malaysia's September Palm Oil Exports 1.61 Million Tons; Up 1.9% -MPOB

    Malaysia's palm oil exports were up 1.9% on month at 1.61 million metric tons in September, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board said. The following are details of the September crop data and revised numbers for August, issued by MPOB: September August Change On Month Crude Palm Oil Output 1,869,339 1,863,309 Up 0.32% Palm Oil Exports 1,612,169 1,582,359 Up 1.88% Palm Kernel Oil Exports 134,714 102,379 Up 31.58% Palm Oil Imports 48,273 32,311 Up 49.4% Closing Stocks 1,725,120...

  • Bayer, BASF Fight to Keep Weedkiller on U.S. Farms

    Chemical makers Bayer AG (BAYZF) and BASF SE are pushing to keep a controversial weedkiller on the market after a federal court in June blocked its use in U.S. soybean and cotton fields. The companies are seeking approvals from the Environmental Protection Agency that would allow farmers to continue spraying dicamba, a herbicide that can kill hardy weeds but has been blamed for drifting off fields and damaging millions of acres of neighboring crops. Bayer and BASF are proposing that...

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    USDA Raises Cattle, Hogs Price Forecast-- Market Talk. 12:56 ET- The USDA raises its forecasts for cattle and hog prices this year. For cattle, the change to $108.71 from$ 107.30 per hundredweight is thanks to "current price strength and robust beef demand," the USDA says, adding that such strength is likely to carry into early 2021. Hog price forecasts are raised to $43.25 from $39.4 per hundredweight "on current price movements and continued strength in demand," the USDA says.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Corn Rises as USDA Cuts Production Outlook. Corn for December delivery rose 2.1% to $3.95 a bushel, on the Chicago Board of Trade Friday in reaction to the USDA cutting its outlook for 2020/ 21 marketing year production in its WASDE report Friday. Soybeans for November delivery rose 1.5% to $10.65 1/ 2 a bushel.

  • USDA Supply/Demand: Crop Summary - Oct 9

    U.S. ending stocks in million bushels, except soyoil in million pounds, cotton in million bales and rice in million cwt. Exports and Production in million metric tons except cotton in million bales. Projections based on trends and analysts' judgments, not survey date.

  • USDA Supply/Demand: World Wheat - Oct 9

    World Wheat Supply and Use 1/============================================================================== beginning domestic ending stocks prod imports feed total 2/ export stocks============================================================================== 2020/ 21 World 3/ Sep 299.78 770.49 185.29 134.62 750.90 189.44 319.37 Oct 299.40 773.08 186.23 134.60 751.03 189.92 321.45 World Less China Sep 148.10 634.49 178.29 114.62 620.90 188.44 155.69 Oct 147.71 637.08 178.73 114.60 621.03 188.92 157.27 United States Sep 28.41 50.01 3.54 2.45 30.24 26.54 25.19 Oct 27.98 49.69 3.40 2.72 30.51 26.54 24.03 Total foreign Sep 271.37...

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