Last week's export news:
U.S. export inspections were as expected last week, though preliminary volumes were lighter than in the week before. 264kt #corn & 211kt #soybeans were inspected for China. The 2021/22 #wheat marketing year ends at the end of the month, and insp. are running down 18% on the year.
From last Friday:
#Ukraine hopes to lift export capacity by 50% in the next few months by expanding western border facilities, but that new capacity would still not be enough to serve even half of the previous, peacetime volumes. The seaports are needed.
reuters.comUkraine hopes to boost export capacity by 50% in coming monthsUkraine hopes to grow export capacity by 50% in the next few months by expanding facilities on its western border, but it will still be far short of pre-war levels, the deputy infrastructure minister...
If you're wondering why I always show Mato Grosso rainfall as North Mato Grosso, this is why! State is HUGE. The data I use offers sub-state divisions, and North MT is by far the crop-heaviest. Still a very big region, but at least narrows it down some.
metmike: This is normally the dry season for Mato Grosso! From May-Sep, the average rainfall is MUCH lower than the previous 4 months.
Here's what I mean by that: