Corn exports found 73.3 million bushels in old crop sales plus another 8.0 million bushels in new crop sales for a total tally of 81.3 million bushels. That was well above the entire range of trade guesses, which came in between 27.6 million and 63.0 million bushels. Cumulative totals for the 2021/22 marketing year are trending slightly below last year’s pace, with 1.134 billion bushels. Corn export shipments shifted 28% lower week-over-week and fell 25% below the prior four-week average, to 50.1 million bushels. China was the No. 1 destination, with 13.2 million bushels. Mexico, Colombia, Japan and Guatemala rounded out the top five. Sorghum export sales topped the prior four-week average by 36%, with 4.3 million bushels. Sorghum export shipments fared even better, rising 40% above the prior four-week average to 10.2 million bushels. China continues to account for the majority of U.S. sorghum sales. Old crop soybean sales fell 43% below the prior week’s tally, with 46.0 million ...
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