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DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:04 PM CDT

General Comments:

Corn futures closed lower, unable to find any reason to move higher as weather and crop conditions continue to be ideal. USDA on Thursday said last week's export shipments were 39.1 million bushels, not nearly enough to meet the USDA projections for the crop year 2103-14, which ends August 31. Soybean futures closed higher as August weather may be troublesome in parts of the Midwest for the late maturing soybeans. Also giving beans a boost was the USDA reporting last week's export sales of 8.3 million bushels of old-crop and 90.1 million bushels of new-crop soybeans which were ...

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