New crop soybeans struggle

New crop soybeans struggle

Biodiesel rally sputters after Argentine workers end strike. (Audio/Video report)

The soybean rally fueled by biodiesel hopes from Friday’s RFS announcement by the EPA ran out of gas overnight. Striking crush plant workers in Argentina settled their strike, which could damping late season demand for U.S. soybean and products. Markets are also coping with a stronger dollar this morning, and improving weather conditions.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks about the markets with Mick Kjar, Valley News Live TV, Fargo.

You can listen to his commentary by clicking on the audio link on this page. We've also embedded the video from this morning's conversation.

Bryce Knorr, right, talks with Mick Kjar, Valley Live TV, discussing commodity markets as the week begins.

Senior Editor 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 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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TAGS: USDA Soybean
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