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export sales for soybeans, soybean oil and wheat were within expectations.  Corn was at the lower end of the trade and soybean meal sales were below expectations.  Shipments of meal of nearly 300,000 tons were ok and soybean oil shipments were robust at 52,200
tons.  China is on holiday for the Dragon Boat Festival June 25–27.  September corn dropped for the fourth consecutive session to nearly a one-month low basis September on favorable US weather, even as we hear up to 7 cargoes of US corn was sold to China yesterday
along with at least 4 cargoes of Ukrainian corn.  Another market down four sessions is soybean oil, under pressure today from weaker palm oil (down about 40MYR) after cargo surveyors reported a significant slowdown in palm exports over the June 20-25 period.
Soybeans are lower on coronavirus concerns and higher USD (+41).  Soybean open interest fell 22,561 contracts on Wednesday.  WTI was down 50 cents, below $38.  Bull spreading was a feature in wheat, in part improving global export developments.  Japan bought
their food wheat.  Otherwise corn and soybean export developments were quiet.  Hogs and Pigs are due out after the close. 



export sales

for soybeans, soybean oil and wheat were within expectations.  Corn was at the lower end of the trade and soybean meal sales were below expectations.  Shipments of meal of nearly 300,000 tons were ok and soybean oil shipments were robust at 52,200 tons. 

China booked a cargo of corn. 

China booked 172,500 tons of 2019-20 soybeans, and 393,000 tons of new-crop.

Sorghum sales showed net reductions of 1,000 tons.

Pork sales were 24,100 tons.






and Crop Progress


  • GFS
    shifted greatest rainfall early next week in central and eastern Dakotas to western North Dakota and enhanced some rain in Manitoba, Canada this morning
    • The
      greatest rainfall may  have been shifted a little too far to the northwest, but the European model is also promoting rain for some of the dry region in the northern Plains and eastern Canada’s Prairies
  • GFS
    reduced rainfall in the central Midwest over early next week
    • The
      reduction was needed
  • GFS
    increased rainfall in the northern Delta for Tuesday of next week
    • Some
      of the increase was overdone
  • GFS
    brings a weak tropical weather system into the central Texas Coast July 5 and diminishes it over eastern Texas with some remnant moisture staying mostly in the Gulf of Mexico Coast states for a few days thereafter
    • The
      previous model run brought the system inland near Mobile Bay, Alabama with some of its remnant moisture moving toward the eastern Midwest and middle Atlantic coast region
    • Confidence
      in this system is low and its impact on the U.S. should also be low unless it becomes a more significant event
  • GFS
    reduced rain in the western Corn Belt July 2-4
    • Some
      of the reduction was needed
  • GFS
    shifted rain northward out of the Gulf of Mexico and southern Atlantic coast states into Ohio and the middle Atlantic Coast region July 2-4
    • Some
      of the rainfall was overdone
  • Rain
    was reduced in the Midwest, Delta and southeastern states July 5-7 because of the removal of the tropical system that was previously advertised to move into Alabama and Mississippi July 5
    • This
      change was needed
  • Rain
    was slightly increased in the northern Plains and upper Midwest July 5-7
  • GFS
    increased rain in the Midwest July 8-9 while it was reduced in parts of the Gulf of Mexico Coast states
    • Too
      much rain was suggested for the Midwest


GFS is still presenting a little too much moisture in parts of the Midwest, northern Plains and Gulf of Mexico coast states over the next ten days to two weeks, but some rain is expected to scatter across these areas. The environment will be mostly good for
spring and summer crops. The most important rain may be that which falls in the western Dakotas, and eastern parts of Canada’s Prairies late this weekend through the first half of next week since a part of that region is quite dry and crops need the moisture.
For most other key U.S. crop areas today’s forecast is mostly a status quo outlook with the bottom line being a favorable environment for summer grain and oilseed crops during the next two weeks. There will likely be some pockets of drying and some pockets
of favorable soil moisture, but there is little reason to be concerned about the general health and production potential for U.S. corn, soybeans or sorghum outside of the high Plains region. Dryness will remain a concern in the west-central and southwestern



change in the general theme was noted overnight. Net drying is expected in France and some immediate neighboring areas for a while as most other areas in Europe and the western Black Sea region experience some periodic rainfall and good soil moisture. Net
drying is still advertised from eastern Ukraine into Russia’s Southern Region and neighboring areas of Kazakhstan and that region is already dry or drying out raising concern for late season wheat development and most of the coarse grain and oilseeds produced
in that region. The GFS is still too wet in most of the European continent, including western Russia, especially in the second week of the outlook.



significant changes were noted in the first ten days of the GFS outlook overnight. The bottom line remains quite favorable for most of the New Lands with periodic rainfall expected over the next ten days. Nearly all areas get rain of significance and soil
moisture is still expected to improve near the Kazakhstan border where low soil moisture has been present during most of the spring growing season. Temperatures will remain cool in this first week of the outlook but should warm back to a more normal to slightly
warmer than normal regime in the July 3-9 period.



serious change was noted overnight. Most of China gets rain and amounts are advertised to be heavy at times in the Yangtze River Basin and some areas to the south in both weeks of the forecast. Northeastern China and the Yellow River Basin will experience
a good mix of rain and sunshine with dryness being eased from areas near and north of the Yellow River.



is expected to be abundant and widespread across the subcontinent during the next two weeks. Today’s GFS forecast model run at 06z did increase rain intensity in central parts of the nation with heavy rainfall and flooding likely in Madhya Pradesh and immediate
neighboring areas during the forecast period. Heavy rain is also still being advertised for the far eastern parts of the nation and along the west coast, but those areas of heavy rain were already being consistently advertised previously.



significant change was noted overnight. No major storm systems are expected in the next two weeks, but some occasional light precipitation will occur in crop areas near the nation’s coasts maintaining good crop conditions in those areas. Greater rain is still
needed in Queensland and interior South Australia as well as other areas, but they are, by far, the driest areas.



  • The
    06z GFS model was greater with rainfall in southern Minas Gerais and northern Sao Paulo, Brazil mostly in the July 4-7 period
    • The
      increase in rainfall was overdone and unlikely to verify
  • Otherwise,
    there were very few changes


is still advertised to receive restricted amounts of rain leaving western parts of the nation too dry and in need of rain of better winter crop establishment. Eastern crop areas may dry down a bit, too, but soil moisture is more favorable and winter crops
are establishing well in those areas. Too much rain from Parana southward into Rio Grande do Sul Brazil is liable to result in excessive soil moisture and some flooding which might not bode well for winter wheat in parts of the region. Lighter rain farther
north in Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul and southern Sao Paulo will be welcome by winter wheat and should bring some improved crop development after recent drying. Rain may slow some southern Safrinha corn maturation and harvest progress. Some delay to sugarcane,
coffee and citrus harvesting might also occur.

World Weather Inc. and FI



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