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US Cash Grains-Corn, soybean basis bids steady to lower CHICAGO: Spot basis bids at elevators and processors around the Midwest on Monday were steady to weaker in anticipation of strong US crop prospects, grain merchandiserssaid.Last Friday Pro Farmer, a farm advisory service, projected US 2016 corn production at a record-high 14.728 billion bushels, with a yield of 170.2 bushels per acre.They projected the US 2016 soybean harvest at a record 4.09 billion bushels, with a yield of 49.3 bushels per acre.Chicago Board of Trade grain futures investors awaited the US Department of Agriculture weekly crop progress report due later on Monday. The data is expected to show no change in US condition ratings for corn and soybeans.Basis bids for corn and beans at river terminals were steady to firmer on increased demand and freight rate costs for product shipped by barge to the US Gulf Coast. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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US Cash Soymeal-Rail offers steady to firm on tight seasonal supply CHICAGO: Soymeal cash basis offers were slightly higher in the US rail market on Monday and mostly unchanged in the truck and export markets as supplies continued to tighten ahead of the approaching soybean harvest, dealers said.Downtime for maintenance ahead of the harvest further limited soymeal supplies. However, demand also was limited as buyers delayed larger orders on expectations for cheaper supplies as farmers were likely to begin gathering a near record-large crop within weeks.As ...

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Brazil corn export drop raises fertilizer delivery costs SAO PAULO: A sharp drop in Brazil's corn output in 2015/16 that reduced the flow of the grain from farmlands to ports has pushed up freight costs on the return trip for fertilizer, the chief executive officer of Fertilizantes Heringer said on Monday. The reduced flow of trucks carrying corn to Brazil's southern ports has pushed up the cost of getting fertilizer to farms in the interior of Brazil, said Dalton Carlos Heringer, CEO of ...

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US corn, soybean condition ratings seen unchanged CHICAGO: The US Department of Agriculture will likely show no change in weekly condition ratings for corn and soybeans, according to a Reuters poll of 10 analysts on Monday.The USDA in its weekly crop progress and conditions report due at 3 p.m. CDT (2000 GMT) is expected to show corn ratings at 75 percent good to excellent and soybeans at 72 percent good to excellent, according to the average of analyst estimates.The spring wheat harvest ...

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US cocoa drops 3 percent after data; coffee, sugar firm NEW YORK: US cocoa futures on ICE fell 3 percent on Monday, sharply extending losses below a key technical level and pressured by a report that showed the recent rally had been fueled by heavy short-covering. Arabica coffee and raw sugar futures were quietly higher. The London softs markets were closed for a British public holiday, and the New York markets traded in an abbreviated session. December New York cocoa settled down $90, or 3 ...

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Wheat slumps to new 10-year low on ample supplies SYDNEY/PARIS: US wheat fell for a sixth consecutive session to hit a new 10-year low on Monday, as ample global stocks and a regulatory clamp-down from the world's largest buyer of the grain dragged on prices.Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, reinstated on Sunday a controversial ban on wheat shipments containing even the slightest amount of a common grain fungus, ergot, baffling traders who had returned to the Egyptian market just last month when the ...

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US Cash Grains-Corn bids unchanged; soy steady to mostly higher CHICAGO: Spot basis bids on Friday at elevators and processors around the Midwest were unchanged for corn and steady to generally higher for soybeans, grain merchandisers said.Steady corn bids reflect a rangebound futures market awaiting US harvest estimates from the Pro Farmer newsletter after its four-day annual crop tour.Soybean bids were underpinned by increased demand for product, stirred by dwindling old-crop supplies and robust export demand.Bids for corn at river terminals were steady to down ...