NEWS
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Wed May 8, 2013 08:18 AM CDT

Morning CME Globex Update:July corn is down 1 3/4 cents, July soybeans up 5 cents, and July Chicago wheat is down 1/2 cent. Rain is falling from southern Minnesota to northern Oklahoma and that will add briefly to planting delays as the rain moves eastward across the Corn Belt on Thursday and Friday. This week's precipitation gives some help to the winter wheat in Colorado and Kansas, but the forecast expects drier conditions to resume after Saturday. Overnight, China reported 3.98 million tons of soybean imports in April, down 18% from a year ago.

Other Markets:

Dow Jones: Lower
U.S. ...
Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
CME Plans Hog Futures Changes
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Gulke: Seasonal Lows
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains