Soybean yields for 2010-11 are projected at 44.7 bpa. Ending stocks fell 10 MB to 350 MB. The average trade guess was 285 MB. Stocks-to-usage are in the mid third of the twenty-year range. World ending stocks were down 1.7 percent to 63.6 million tons. Stocks-to-usage are in the upper third of the twenty-year range. At this level, there is certainly no shortage of soybeans.
Ending stocks of wheat for 2010-11 are projected at 902 MB versus the average trade guess of 877 MB. Production in the Former Soviet Union and Russia fell 2.7 and 2.5 million tons respectively. However, the reduction was anticipated and ending stocks being higher than expected is considered negative.
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