GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS : Top Stories of the Day
08/13/2012| 05:04pm US/Eastern
U.S. Crop Progress: Soybean Conditions Improve a Bit With Rain
CHICAGO--Growing conditions for the U.S. soybean crop improved slightly in the last week as rain fell in the Midwest during a critical time in the crop's development, a U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed Monday.
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SURVEY: NOPA Seen Cutting July Soy Crush to 131 Million Bushels
CHICAGO--The National Oilseed Processors Association is likely to cut its forecast for soybean crush to about 131 million bushels when it reports July data Tuesday, according to a survey of industry analysts.
WSJ UPDATE: Obama Offers Farmer Aid, Takes Aim at Ryan in Iowa
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa--President Barack Obama offered new aid to the agriculture industry and took aim at his new rival on the Republican presidential ticket, Rep. Paul Ryan, at the start of a three-day campaign swing through the battleground state of Iowa on Monday.
U.S. GRAIN AND SOY REVIEW: Soybeans Fall on Beneficial Crop Weather
CHICAGO--U.S. soybean futures fell sharply Monday as favorable weather for soy crops at a critical stage in their development raise the prospect of better yields at harvest.
U.S. LIVESTOCK REVIEW: Cattle Rise on Demand; USDA Sparks Hog Gains
CHICAGO--U.S. lean-hog futures for October and December rallied Monday after a federal farm-aid plan to buy meat led to technical moves by traders.
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