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trade after China resumed trading after a one-week holiday.  We are hearing there is Chinese interest for soybeans.  Global vegetable oil markets have been on fire this week.  Rapeseed futures hit a contract high overnight.  China soybeans
rallied 3.4%.  Malaysian palm futures settled at 4,966 ringgit; 117 points higher for the day. The December palm contract was up 10 percent this week. CBOT grains are higher in part to strength in soybeans. Global wheat demand is steady. Wet weather in northern
China is delaying corn harvest progress. France’s corn harvest is way behind normal.  US RINs have been firming recently. Argentina’s markets are closed Friday and Monday for local holidays. 








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Weather Inc.


  • Rain
    is expected to continue expanding across Brazil during the next couple of weeks.
    • The
      moisture will be most significant from Paraguay and Parana to Minas Gerais initially and the region will be plenty wet if not a little too wet at times.
    • Coffee,
      citrus and sugarcane will share in the moisture along with grains and coffee flowering will expand.
  • U.S.
    weather is expected to be wet biased in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska during the coming week with a small storm system expected this weekend in northern parts of that region and a larger storm expected during the middle part of next
    • Some
      heavy rain is expected in the upper Midwest. 
    • West
      Texas cotton areas will experience relatively good weather for the next couple of weeks
    • The
      U.S. southeastern states will finally start drying out after a very rainy period this week.
  • Some
    of the north-central U.S. rain will also impact Manitoba and far eastern Saskatchewan Canada during the coming week
    • Drought
      will be eased
    • No
      relief from dryness is expected in the remainder of Saskatchewan, southern or eastern Alberta or the northwestern U.S. Plains
  • In
    Australia, rain is expected in the east during the coming week
  • Argentina
    will continue struggling for greater rainfall.
  • Northern
    China will begin drying out
  • India’s
    greatest rain will be in the south.
  • Recent
    rain in southeastern Europe improved soil moisture and winter crop planting potentials from Italy into the western Balkan Countries.
  • Rain
    will return to western Ukraine, far western Russia, Belarus and the Baltic States next week
  • Tropical
    Storm Lionrock is expected to impact southern China and northern Vietnam. 
  • A
    new tropical cyclone will form in the Philippines Sea this weekend and move toward Taiwan and the southeastern provinces of China
  • Xinjiang,
    China will warm up and experience less rain in the next week to ten days, although some showers will still occur for a little while


Ag Calendar

Oct. 8:

  • Labor
    Department’s September jobs report
  • ICE
    Futures Europe weekly commitments of traders report (6:30pm London)
  • CFTC
    commitments of traders weekly report on positions for various U.S. futures and options, 3:30pm
  • China’s
    CNGOIC to publish supply-demand reports on corn, soybeans, and other commodities
  • FranceAgriMer
    weekly update on crop conditions

Oct. 11:

  • Malaysian
    Palm Oil Board data for September stockpiles, production and exports, 12:30pm Kuala Lumpur time
  • Malaysia
    Oct. 1-10 palm oil exports
  • Ivory
    Coast cocoa arrivals
    Argentina, Canada

Oct. 12:

  • USDA’s
    monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, noon
  • USDA
    export inspections – corn, soybeans, wheat, 11am
  • China
    farm ministry’s CASDE outlook report
  • U.S.
    crop conditions – corn, cotton, soybeans; winter wheat planted, 4pm
  • AHDB
    grain market outlook conference
  • French
    agriculture ministry’s crop production estimate
  • EU
    weekly grain, oilseed import and export data
  • Vietnam
    customs to release September commodity trade data

Oct. 13:

  • China’s
    first batch of September trade data, including imports of soybeans, meat and edible oils