US Wheat Update.

Wheat futures settled with losses of 1 to 4 cents in the KC and CBT contracts, as MPLS was up mostly a penny to 2 1/2 cent in the front months. The Commitment of Traders report had managed money lowering last week net short position in Chicago wheat futures and options by 7,624 contracts, to 106,136 contracts. They added 4,510 contracts in the MPLS wheat future and options contracts to a net long position of 9,486 contracts as of June 6. All wheat production for 2017 was hiked 4 mbu at 1.824 bbu over May crop production report. Winter wheat production saw a 4 mbu shift up to 1.250 bbu, as HRW was at 743 mbu up 6 mbu, with SRW at 298 mbu. US ending stocks for 2016/17 were at 1.161 bbu, showing a 2 mbu shift from May on larger imports, as 2017/18 stocks rose 10 mbu in this month’s report to 924 mbu. World ending stocks for 2016/17 were updated to 256.43 MMT, with 2017/18 stocks up 2.9 MMT to 261.19 MMT.