- June 2 - South Korea's NOFI seeks up to 138,000 MT of optional origin corn for Dec arrival

- USDA said the US corn crop 95% planted as of May 31, in line with market expectations, vs. 92% a week ago and vs. 94% a year ago, and vs. a 5-year average of 94%. Crop condition was rated 74% good to excellent unchanged from prior week, but 1 point below analyst forecasts and vs. 76% a year ago

- US corn export inspections for week, ending May 28, reported 975,985 MT, within the range of analysts' expectations

- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled much-anticipated targets for the blending of renewable fuels for the three years to 2016, trimming ethanol quotas for this year and next.The 2014 (retroactive), 2015 and 2016 conventional targets are 13.25, 13.4 and 14 billion gallons respectively

- USDA announced a Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership that will invest up to $100 million to potentially double the number of blender pumps available at gas stations across the country.These blender pumps can supply 15% to 85% ethanol blends

- US total corn consumed for alcohol and other uses was 463.8 million bushels in April 2015, down 6% from March but up 5% from Feb 2015

- US dry mill co-product production of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) was 1.69 million tons during April 2015, down 7% from March but up 3% from Feb 2015

- US wet mill corn gluten feed production was 313.9 thousand tons during April 2015, down 5% from March but up 11% from Feb 2015

- CHS Inc has bought Patriot Renewable Fuels' Illinois ethanol plant, its second such purchase in a year

- USDA estimated US sorghum planting 43% complete as of May 31, compared to 41% a week ago, 55% last year and a 55% five-year average

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.6 MH of corn through June 1, or 93.7% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.5 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 7.2 MH of spring barley through June 1, or 88.1% of the planned total planted area vs. 8.2 MH a year ago