Julie Ingwersen

USDA defends estimate of China corn imports, despite hot sales pace

29 Oct 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday defended its latest monthly forecast of China's corn imports, a figure that surprised analysts given that corn sales to China have already outpaced the USDA's estimate.

GRAINS-Soybeans extend rally, hit 2-year high on Chinese demand

08 Sep 2020

* Wheat declines as Australia ups wheat harvest forecast (Recasts with updated prices, quotes, changes byline; changes dateline, previous HAMBURG)

CORRECTED-Options market operator buys last independent U.S. grain exchange

24 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 14 Options exchange operator Miami International Holdings (MIH) will acquire the 139-year-old Minneapolis Grain Exchange, the last independent U.S. grain exchange, the organizations said in a statement on Friday.

Minnesota fields thrive though Iowa derecho damage continues on crop tour

21 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 20 Scouts on an annual U.S. Midwest crop tour continued to see fields battered by an Aug. 10 derecho storm in central Iowa on Thursday, with corn stalks snapped and ears littering the ground due to the hurricane-like winds.

USDA confirms biggest U.S. soy sale to China since June

07 Aug 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday reported private sales of U.S. soybeans to China of 456,000 tonnes, the biggest single-day soy sale to the world's top buyer since June 11.

USDA confirms U.S. soybean sales to China as trade tensions rise

05 Aug 2020

CHICAGO Private exporters sold 192,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday, the first confirmed sales of U.S. oilseeds to the world's top soy consumer since July 27.

LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle near 5-month top on cash market optimism

01 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, July 31 U.S. live cattle futures rose on Friday, with the benchmark October contract nearing a five-month high on expectations of firmer cash cattle prices in the coming week, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. cattle futures close higher on strong export data

31 Jul 2020

CHICAGO, July 30 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Thursday for a third straight day, buoyed by strong weekly beef export sales and signs of firming cash cattle prices, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures close higher; lean hogs decline

30 Jul 2020

CHICAGO, July 29 U.S. live cattle futures closed higher on Wednesday for a second session on firm cash cattle prices and a softer dollar, traders said.

GRAINS-Corn to one-month low as mild U.S. weather favors crops

30 Jul 2020

CHICAGO, July 29 U.S. corn futures fell for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, touching their lowest level in a month as mild weather in most of the Midwest favored prospects for a large harvest, analysts said.

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