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Market Analysis features weekly market wrap-ups and analysis from our experts.

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Market Analysis features weekly market wrap-ups and analysis from our experts.

    Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

    Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

    USDA says 92 million acres were planted to corn this spring, down 5 million from the March intentions. The report gave the market a jolt in the trade-shortened holiday week. For the week, September wheat gained 16 cents while the nearby corn contract skyrocketed 25 cents despite a lower close Thursday. More acres turned to soybeans as the crop of choice and hotter weather started to weigh on the trade. The August soybean contract improved 32 cents. August soybean meal added $11 per ton. December cotton increased $3.44 per hundredweight.

    Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier

    Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier

    Widespread rains and moderate temperatures provided near perfect growing conditions sending the bears into the market. For the week, September wheat shed 11 cents while the nearby corn contract plummeted 19 cents. Trade with China keeps weighing on the soy complex while timely moisture didn’t help support prices. The August soybean contract decreased 16 cents. August soybean meal dropped $4.20 per ton. December cotton lost 40 cents per hundredweight. In the dairy parlor, August Class III milk futures declined 34 cents. A mixed week in the livestock sector.

    Market Analysis: Ted Seifried

    Market Analysis: Ted Seifried

    The weather kept itself in the headlines as hot and dry conditions worked over much of the grain belt. For the week, July wheat lost another 19 cents while the nearby corn contract improved 3 cents. China kept buying new crop U.S. soybeans to offer support for the soy complex. The July soybean contract increased 6 cents. July soybean meal fell $1.90 per ton. July cotton gained $1.79 per hundredweight. Over in the dairy parlor, June Class III milk futures improved 50 cents. A mixed week in the livestock sector.

    Market Analysis: Naomi Blohm

    Market Analysis: Naomi Blohm

    Positioning ahead of a government report and weather had the most influence on the commodities market. For the week, July wheat lost 13 cents while the nearby corn contract declined a penny. USDA provided the soy complex with some bullish numbers but other good news for the oilseed was harder to come by. The July soybean contract gained 4 cents. July soybean meal fell a dime per ton. July cotton declined $1.95 per hundredweight. Over in the dairy parlor, June Class III milk futures improved 62 cents. Another down week in the livestock sector.

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