Corn fell, extending the longest slump in three months, and soybeans declined on concern that economic growth in China will slow, reducing demand for livestock feed and food.
Corn futures fell for a fourth straight session and soybeans dropped for a second day on speculation that a stronger dollar will erode demand for commodities.
What follows are opening calls for U.S. grain and oilseed markets.
Wheat futures dropped to a five-week low on speculation that exports will increase from India, the world’s second-largest grower. Corn and soybeans also declined as rains aid crops in South America.
"Almost every Midwest farmer will be back in the field this weekend and that means more supplies coming to market."
- Jim Gerlach on Oct 17, 2014