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Soybeans ease ahead of talksSoybeans ease ahead of talks

Questions about crop size linger. (Video report)

August 22, 2018

1 Min Read

Negotiators from the U.S. and China sit down today to talk trade for the first time since June, but little progress is expected to end tariffs on soybeans and other farm exports. Grain markets drifted lower on follow-through selling overnight as traders continue to wonder just how big 2018 crops are. Futures are struggling on charts despite declining crop ratings and vegetation health index readings.

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Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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