Continued dry weather in the Midwest will
leave the U.S.
soybean yield at 39 bushels per acre, 3.6 bushels per acre below the U.S.
Department of Agriculture forecast and the indication of a fourth
successive year of declining yields that began in 2009, according to Chicago-based
broker Allendale. The broker has pegged the total harvest at 2.98 billion
bushels - 275 million bushels below the USDA estimate, and a drop of some 240
million bushels year on year…