GRAINS-Corn falls, set for 13 percent monthly slide

SYDNEY, July 31 (Reuters) – U.S. new-crop corn fell on Thursday, with the grain poised to finish the month down 13 percent as expectations for ample supplies weighed on prices. FUNDAMENTALS * December corn was down 0.5 percent and heading for a 13 percent monthly fall, the contract’s biggest monthly fall and the third in […]


FOB Gulf Grain-Premiums hold on demand, tight loading capacity

CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – Export premiums for corn and soybeans held mostly steady at U.S. ports on Wednesday, supported by good demand for new-crop supplies and the limited capacity to load vessels of the crops during the approaching harvest, traders said. * Corn buyers were said to have delayed purchases after futures climbed modestly. […]


GRAINS-U.S. wheat rises on bargain buying bounce; soybeans fall

* Soybeans fall on improving crop prospects * Rain forecast also limits gains in corn futures * Signs of wheat export demand lends additional support (Updates with closing U.S. prices, adds details) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – U.S. wheat futures rose 1.4 percent on Wednesday, rebounding from contract lows hit on Tuesday […]


Western Canada wheat yields higher than average — July 30, 2014

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Yorkton, Sask.— Spring wheat and durum yields are trending above average in Western Canada, but large pockets had no crop after heavy rain earlier this month, a crop tour observed on Wednesday. Much of the crop that survived is also developing late in western Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan and will need extra time to ripen […]


GRAINS – U.S. wheat rises on bargain buying bounce; soybeans fall — July 30, 2014

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CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – U.S. wheat futures rose 1.4 per cent on Wednesday, rebounding from contract lows hit on Tuesday on a round of bargain buying and signs of overseas demand, traders said. Corn futures firmed  slightly, with bargain hunting and short covering providing a base of support following a 1.7 per cent decline on Tuesday. Soybeans dropped, led […]


LIVESTOCK – CME hogs futures slump on lower cash, pork prices — July 30, 2014

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CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – Chicago Mercantile Exchange hogs on Wednesday settled lower, pressured by weak prices for slaughter-ready, or cash, hogs and pork at wholesale, traders said. August finished 2.300 cents per lb lower at 119.150 cents, and October was down 2.375 to 103.700. The Wednesday afternoon average price of hogs in Iowa/Minnesota dropped […]