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Concerns grow over damage to EU wheat crop quality


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


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


Evogene Ltd. announced an amendment to the remaining work plan under its collaboration with Bayer CropScience LP (Bayer) for improved wheat.

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)

Scientists complete chromosome-based draft of wheat genome (07/18/14)

Commodity Info



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)

Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report (07/25/14)

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

North Carolina Grain (07/25/14)

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 07/25

Bargain hunters reportedly boosted the wheat markets before the weekend. Wheat futures suffered a dearth of late-week news, which may be one reason they rose Friday. Active bargain hunting and short-covering apparently entered the markets, which made considerable sense when considered the size of the May-July breakdown and the huge short exposure of the trading funds. September CBOT wheat rallied 9.25 cents to $5.38/bushel at their Friday close, while September KC wheat surged 10.75 cents to $6.3125/bushel, and September MWE wheat moved up 8.0 cents to $6.2775.
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