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CBOT March 2021 wheat with Bollinger (20,2) bands. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Wheat retreats after cold-weather rally

Corn, soy futures consolidate

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell two per cent on Wednesday, retreating from a two-week high set in early moves, as concerns eased about cold-weather damage following a frigid weekend in the U.S. Plains, analysts said. Corn futures firmed slightly, consolidating below multi-year highs established last week, and soybean futures closed mixed. A



K.C. April 2021 hard red winter wheat with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Weather worries push wheat futures higher

Soybeans firm, corn slips

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures rose on Friday, supported by concerns that arctic temperatures in key growing areas could damage the dormant crop during the weekend, traders said. “Cold temperatures, chiefly domestically, lesser so abroad, will keep the wheat trade watching winterkill prospects over the weekend,” Matt Zeller, director of market information at

CBOT March 2021 soybeans with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Soybeans end lower, after rising on demand optimism

U.S. winter wheat threatened by cold weather

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures ended lower on Friday after trading higher earlier on expectations of continued export demand eating into already tight U.S. stocks. Corn futures traded slightly lower as traders assessed mixed crop prospects in South America, while wheat ticked up slightly on fears of winterkill across the U.S. southern Plains



CBOT March 2021 wheat (candlesticks) with K.C. (green line) and MGEX (orange line) March 2021 wheat. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Wheat up on crop ratings

Corn drifts lower, soybeans down day after touching $12

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago wheat futures climbed to two-week highs on Tuesday as a surprise decline in winter wheat condition ratings raised concerns about supplies of the food grain, traders said, while corn futures ticked lower ahead of Thursday’s U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Chicago Board of Trade March wheat futures settled up 13 cents at

CBOT December 2020 corn with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn declines on long liquidation

Soybeans lower, wheat rallies

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures declined on Monday as funds scaled back long positions ahead of the U.S. presidential election, and forecasts called for optimal weather in the Midwest, where farmers are wrapping up the harvest of corn and soybeans, analysts said. Wheat futures turned higher, rallying on bargain-buying after a five-session slide.


CBOT November 2020 soybeans with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Soybeans fall as harvest pressure fills bulls’ void

Corn follows soybeans lower; wheat ends slightly higher

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago soybean futures dropped sharply on Monday, as harvest pressure pushed the market lower, traders said. Corn followed soybeans lower, while wheat ended slightly higher on concerns that dryness across the U.S. Great Plains might limit winter wheat growth. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybeans fell 31-3/4 cents to $10.33-3/4 per

Winter wheat variety descriptions.

Getting the numbers on winter cereal varieties as fall planting approaches

Before you plant, make sure you’ve got the winter wheat or fall rye variety that works for you

Yield results are in from the 2020 MCVET (Manitoba Crop Variety Evaluation Team) fall rye and winter wheat testing locations. In addition to yield, agronomic and disease-resistance information for tested varieties is shown in the variety description tables. Things to consider Comparing yields: Data provided in the yield comparison tables helps to compare varieties at