- USDA said 2% of the US soybean crop was planted as of Apr 26, below market expectations for 3% complete,and behind last year's (3%) and five-year average pace (4%)

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Apr 23, reported 311,622 tons, topping trade expectations

- China's soy, cotton acreage could fall by 15-20% this year as farmers shift to corn

- ADM to add soy crushing at its plants at Enderlin, North Dakota, and Windsor, Ontario

- Limited Brazilian truckers' protests continue in Mato Grosso

- MARS lifted its yield forecast for this year's EU's rapeseed to 3.35 t/ha from 3.24 t/ha last month, down 6.4% from last year, but 6.9% above the 5-year average