Compared to last week, cash bids for corn, sorghum, and soybeans were higher, while wheat was mixed.  Weather this week has plagued harvest and the outlook for the coming week is uneven at best with rain chances across most of the midwest.  USDA said sales and shipments of corn totaled 67.4 million and 53.5 million bushels, respectively, last week, putting total commitments up 61 percent and actual shipments up 47 percent in 2018-19 from a year ago.  Last week’s export sales and shipments of soybeans totaled 32.0 million and 30.1 million bushels, respectively, putting total commitments down 16 percent from a year ago and total shipments down 18 percent from a year ago. Last week, 24.1 million and 17.8 million bushels of export sales and shipments of wheat helped total shipments improve to down 29 percent in 2018-19 from a year ago.  Wheat was from 11 cents lower to 13 cents higher.  Corn was a 1/4 to 19 1/4 cents higher. Sorghum was 22 cents higher.  Soybeans were 4 3/4 to 34 3/4 cents higher.
Source: USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, Mo.