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Evaluate wheat seed quality prior to planting

07/28/14

The fungus that causes scab can also cause a seedling blight of wheat. If scab infected seed is used for planting, seedling blights and stand establishment problems may occur.

Concerns grow over damage to EU wheat crop quality

07/25/14

Europe is heading toward a large wheat harvest this year but concerns are mounting that much of it could only be fit to feed animals after heavy rain earlier this month.

Seed treatments strongly recommended for 2014 wheat crop

07/25/14

As the wheat planting season approaches, it is recommended that growers treat seed with fungicide before planting. Seed treatments control seed-transmitted diseases that lower yield and grain quality.

Evogene amends Bayer wheat agreement (07/25/14)

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

Chinese researchers develop powdery mildew resistant wheat (07/23/14)

How researchers are speeding up seed production for new wheat (07/23/14)

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

Phosphorus fertility for wheat (07/21/14)

Wheat blends: Advantages and disadvantages (07/21/14)


Commodity Info

Charts

Markets

Export Grain Bids (07/28/14)

Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report (07/28/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (07/28/14)

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (07/28/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (07/28/14)

South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (07/28/14)

North Carolina Grain (07/28/14)

Arkansas Daily Grain (07/28/14)

Missouri Grain (07/28/14)

Minneapolis, MN Daily Cash Grain Report (07/28/14)


Key Reports/Outlook

U.S. spring wheat areas, production unchanged (09/16/13)

World wheat trade up slightly (09/16/13)

Higher projected wheat imports raise 2013-2014 ending stocks (09/16/13)

World wheat production prospects boosted further (09/16/13)

Foreign wheat use to reach a record (08/15/13)

Record-high world wheat production projected (08/14/13)

U.S. wheat price prospects lower despite increased exports (08/14/13)

Exports: Corn sales bounce (08/01/13)

U.S. corn planted acreage highest since 1936 (06/28/13)

Corn stocks down 12 percent from June 2012 (06/28/13)



Market Commentary

Afternoon Comments 07/28


The wheat markets remained generally weak. Wheat futures have been blessed with little news lately, but today’s Export Inspections report likely disappointed bulls. The published figure at 396,000 tonnes fell slightly below the forecast range. Futures actually bounced from overnight lows, but also failed at moving average resistance Sunday night. September CBOT wheat settled down 3.25 cents at $5.3475/bushel Monday afternoon, while September KC wheat slumped 5.75 cents to $6.255/bushel, and September MWE wheat dropped 6.5 cents to $6.2125.
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