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Russia to plant less winter wheat for 2022 crop

Russian farmers are expected to sow less winter wheat this autumn than record levels seen a year ago due to unfavourable weather conditions, a switch to oilseeds in some regions and concerns about the country’s grain export tax, analysts said. Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter to Africa, the Middle East and other regions.

Ukraine sees 2022 winter wheat-sowing area at 6.68 million hectares

Ukrainian farmers have begun sowing winter grain for the 2022 harvest and the area under winter wheat could rise significantly, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 7.8 million hectares of winter grains, including 6.68 million hectares of winter wheat, are expected to be sown, it said. The farmers had sown the first


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2021 variety selection data for winter cereals is now available

Yield results from the 2021 MCVET (Manitoba Crop Variety Evaluation Team) fall rye and winter wheat testing locations are now available to help producers with variety selection decisions. Data from all locations was not available at the time of publication; more information will be included in Seed Manitoba 2022 in November. Yield, agronomic, and disease-resistance

CBOT September 2021 wheat (candlesticks) with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages (yellow, orange and green lines). (Barchart)

U.S. grains: CBOT wheat snaps winning streak

Chicago corn, soybeans also fall

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures plunged 2.6 per cent on Thursday, snapping a six-session streak of gains as traders locked in profits from the rally. Soybean futures were down two per cent, with the latest weather forecasts showing that some timely rains will arrive in key growing

CBOT December 2021 corn (candlesticks) with MGEX, CBOT and K.C. September 2021 wheats (green, yellow and orange lines). (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn, soy fall as Midwest rains seen boosting crop health

CBOT September wheat down, MGEX September wheat up

Chicago | Reuters — Forecasts for rain in the U.S. Midwest pushed corn and soybean futures lower on Tuesday, traders said. New-crop December corn, which tracks the crop that farmers will harvest in the fall, notched the biggest decline. The contract sagged 3.2 per cent as the storms are expected to provide a much-needed boost



CBOT July 2021 wheat (candlesticks) with MGEX July 2021 wheat (orange open/high/low/close) and K.C. July 2021 wheat (yellow OHLC). (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Wheat hits one-month low, soybeans three-week low

Chicago corn down on profit-taking

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell on Friday, touching a one-month low on improving prospects for the crop in the U.S. Plains, traders said. Corn futures fell on a round of profit-taking after rising in three of the previous four sessions. Soybeans also closed lower, with concerns about demand outweighing a bargain-buying attempt



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