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New NK soybean varieties for 2015

07/28/14

Syngenta announced it will offer 21 new NK soybean varieties for the 2015 season.

Managing soybean aphids

07/28/14

Soybean aphids in Nebraska usually reach the economic threshold and require treatment in late July through August. Treatment during this period usually is enough to keep aphid populations from resurging before they leave the fields in late August and early September.

Trading firms' dispute with Monsanto threatens Brazil's soy sales

07/23/14

An impasse between U.S.-based Monsanto Co and soybean buyers in Brazil over royalty payments on a new seed technology may complicate the country's sales of the upcoming oilseed crop.

Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas (07/23/14)

Deep tillage buries weed seeds that can’t be killed by herbicides (07/23/14)

Three devastating soybean pests in the South (07/21/14)

What insects to watch for in corn, beans and wheat (07/21/14)

Report shows biotech crop varieties continue to be preferred (07/21/14)

Check fields for soybean cyst nematodes (07/21/14)

Maximum soybean yields begin with best management practices (07/17/14)


Commodity Info

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Markets

Grains Inspected For Export (07/28/14)

Portland, OR Daily Grain Report (07/28/14)

Mississippi Daily Grain Report (07/26/14)

Utah Grain Bids (07/26/14)

Montana Cash Grain Prices (07/25/14)

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (07/25/14)

Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators (07/25/14)

Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (07/25/14)

Export Grain Bids (07/25/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (07/25/14)


Key Reports/Outlook

Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)

Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)

USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)

WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)

USDA: Corn net sales dip slightly (02/06/14)

Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)

USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)

Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)

Corn exports rebound slightly after slow slide (12/12/13)

$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)



Market Commentary

Midday Report 07/28


The soy complex is bumping up against technical resistance. Talk of strong bean sales to China, as indicated by early-morning news and the Export Inspections report, and signs of persistent Corn Belt dryness have boosted bean and product prices to start the week. The nearby bean and meal contracts are bumping up against resistance associated with their 20-day moving averages. August soybean futures climbed 16.75 cents to $12.29/bushel in late Monday morning action, while November futures surged 16.75 cents to $11.0025. August soyoil bounced 0.37 cents to 36.46 cents/pound and August soymeal added $5.0 to $403.0/ton.
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