- Weekly US corn export sales data for week ended May 21 – 647,900 MT, incl. 654,600 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected 550,000-750,000 MT and a net cancellation of 6,700 MT for 2015/16 vs. expected 100,000-300,000 MT

- Chinese weather bureau said this year's moderate El Nino conditions will cause dryness in northern China and soggy weather farther south

- Argentine corn harvest is estimated near 38% complete with yields indicating their crop could be larger than the current estimate of 25 MMT

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 4.26 MH of corn through May 28, or 98% of the planned area vs. 4.75 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.6 MH of corn through May 29, or 92.3% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.5 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 7.0 MH of spring barley through May 29, or 85.2% of the planned total planted area vs. 7.9 MH a year ago

- Strategie Grains estimates total malting barley production in the EU in 2015 at 12.4 MMT, down from 13.3 MMT last season