CBOT Early Call

The overnight grains closed mixed with beans up around 1-3 cents, corn down 3-4 cents and wheat 2-3 cents easier.

The USDA are expected to raise their estimate on US corn plantings in Wednesday's June Acreage report.

Before that they will report on crop conditions after the close tonight, 7% of the soybean crop was unplanted as of last Sunday.

Crude oil is down on news that tropical storm Alex will not hit energy platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

US wheat missed out in Egypt's weekend tender by a wide margin indeed, EU wheat was also priced out.

Good progress was made over the weekend with the Kansas wheat harvest, according to media reports.

Argentina say that they've sorted the trade dispute with China that has brought their soyoil exports to a grinding halt. China have yet to confirm that this is indeed the case.

Early calls for this afternoon's CBOT session: Corn called 1 to 3 lower; Soybeans called 1 to 3 higher; Wheat called 1 to 2 lower.