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Soybeans' pressing question highlighted by industry data

Industry data showed a sharp drop in US soybean processing volumes last month. Does this warrant cuts to full-year forecasts - and price hopes?

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How weak US corn prices may revive the UK's lagging wheat exports
A drop in corn prices below a key import duty threshold, combined with a weaker pound, could accelerate the dismal pace of UK wheat exports
Cocoa futures - will they gain in 2016 for a fifth successive year?
Cocoa futures outperformed handsomely in 2015, helped by weather concerns over production. Will they post headway in 2016 too?
Lean hog futures - will an output slowdown revive prices in 2016?
Lean hog futures tumbled last year, hurt by expansion in a US herd overcoming a virus epidemic. Still, there are ideas that growth may slow
Wheat futures - will they gain in 2016 for the first time in four years?
Wheat prices fell again in 2015, hurt by another strong harvest, which has left the world looking at record stocks. Have values now fallen low enough?
Robusta coffee futures - will they extend their decline in 2016?
Robusta coffee futures outperformed arabica in 2015 - but that isn't saying much. With Vietnam still holding big stocks, can 2016 bring respite?
Arabica coffee futures - will their rout end in 2016?
Arabica futures proved among the worst ag performers last year, hurt by currency factors as well as reduced supply concerns. Will that change in 2016?
Live cattle futures - did the late-2015 revival set the scene for 2016?
Live cattle futures fell by 18% last year. Still, losses would have been far bigger were it not for a late rebound. Will this recovery set a trend?
Soybean futures - will they end their losing streak in 2016?
Soybean futures have fallen for a third successive year, hurt by strong world production. Will a switch to corn prevent prices dropping in 2016 too?
Sugar futures - can they extend their recovery in 2016?
The return to a world production shortfall has fostered a sharp revival in sugar futures from seven-year lows. Will the recovery continue?
Corn futures - will their, relative, resilience last in 2016?
Corn futures have fallen this year - but by less than soy or wheat. Can this performance last? Or will it fuel raised output, and price pressure?
Cotton futures - will they outperform again in 2016?
Cotton is of the few top commodities to rise in price over 2015, helped by lower output and China restraint selling stocks. Will it gain in 2016 too?
Dairy prices - will 2016 bring a long-awaited recovery?
In the first of a series of ag market outlooks for 2016, Agrimoney.com corrals comments from dairy sector experts on what next year holds
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Live cattle futures - did the late-2015 revival set the scene for 2016?

Live cattle futures fell by 18% last year. Still, losses would have been far bigger were it not for a late rebound. Will this recovery set a trend?

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