August 5, 2016
Soybeans posted double-digit gains near midday after USDA on Friday said China bought 18.3 million bushels of new-crop soybeans. USDA has announced a daily soybean sale every day this week with China taking most of them.
Farm Futures released it farmer survey on Friday that forecast a U.S. corn crop of 14.59 billion bushels at 168.6 bpa; and a soybean crop of 3.865 billion at 46.65 bpa. USDA currently has corn at 14.54 billion bushels and soybeans at 3.88 billion.
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Soybeans posted double-digit gains near midday after USDA on Friday said China bought 18.3 million bushels of new-crop soybeans. (Photo: maciek905/Thinkstock)
Farm Futures Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer comes to Penton Farm Progress with experience as a reporter covering grain markets and other global news with Reuters, Inc. A journalism graduate from Kansas State University, Bob has also worked at daily newspapers and Knight-Ridder as a commodity reporter, covering grains and livestock. He has earned five writing awards for his coverage of Mad Cow Disease, immigration issues and other international breaking news stories.
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