- USDA reported US soybeans stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 1.33 billion bushels (BB), up 34% from a year ago but slightly below the average trade estimate of 1.346 BB (range 1.250-1.413 BB)

- USDA said US farmers intend to plant a record-high 84.6 million acres (MA) of soybeans in 2015, up 1% from last year, a figure that nonetheless fell below the average trade estimate of 85.9 MA (range 83.1-88.0 MA)

- AgRural said Brazilian farmers have sold 2% of their 2015/16 soybean crop as of March 27. Brazilian farmers didn't start selling new crop soybean until May of last year

- AgRural said Brazilian farmers have sold 53% of their 2014/15 soybean crop as of March 27 vs. 40% a month ago and vs. 63% a year ago. Brazilian farmers had harvested 69% of their soy crop vs. 59% a week ago and vs. 71% a year ago. AgRural estimated Brazil's 2014/15 soybean crop at 93.4 MMT

- Cordonnier estimated Brazilian 2014/15 soybean crop at 93 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate

- Cordonnier estimated Argentine 2014/15 soybean crop at 57 MMT vs. previous estimate of 56 MMT