Corn harvest still lags, soybeans almost done

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Flat to weaker in rangebound trade amid a lack of market-moving news. Wheat conditions in the West Plains are below last year and the 5-year average.

The latest U.S.D.A. report released Monday shows 85% of the state corn crop is now in the bins.

Winter wheat planting is almost complete with 95% seeded, and 84% emerged, one point ahead of average.

The USDA said private exporters sold 133,096 tonnes of US corn to unknown destinations for delivery in the 2017/18 marketing year, which began September 1.

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Overall 83% of the nation's corn crop is harvested, eight points behind the five year average.

The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.2 percent at $3.43 a bushel by 0151 GMT, having gained 0.6 percent in the previous session. That compares to 67% last week, and the harvest is now one week behind the five-year average after being nine days behind last week. Rallies capped by forecasts for welcome rains this week in crop areas of Brazil.

The CME Group reported 150 deliveries against CBOT November soybean futures.

January soybeans went down 3.75 cents at 9.705 US dollars per bushel as of 1610 GMT in the morning trading, December corn was down 2.5 cents at 3.3975 dollars, while December wheat was up 4.25 cents at 4.285 dollars.

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