- Abiove raised its estimate for the now harvested Brazil 2014/15 soy crop to 93.7 MMT from 93.06 MMT forecast on June 1 and raised its estimate for soybean exports during the Feb-Jan commercial year to 48.7 MMT from 48 MMT previously

- Allendale Inc. said US farmers planted 85.105 million acres (34.441 million hectares) of soybean this spring, up from USDA's March 31 forecast of 84.635 million (34.25 million ha)

- Soy planting delays in Missouri, Kansas raise acreage questions

- An analyst with the Rosario grains exchange says Argentine farmers are selling this year's soybean harvest at a much more aggressive pace than the last few years. Sales have averaged about 2 MMT per week in June. Total whole soybean exports could reach 10 MMT this year, compared to 7.8 MMT last year

- Indian monsoon rains have been running 21% above normal after a late start to the rainy season, but sowing of major crops like rice, lentils, soybeans, vegetables and coarse grains are running behind normal

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's June 1-25 palm oil exports at 1.4 MMT up 1.3% from a month ago

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's June 1-25 palm oil exports at 1.393 MMT down 0.8% from a month ago