Strength in ag-related issues (MOO +0.5%) out of the gate after the USDA report and strong...

|By:, SA News Editor

Strength in ag-related issues (MOO +0.5%) out of the gate after the USDA report and strong earnings from Agrium (AGU +3.1%). CEO Mike Wilson: "Global crop prices and margins are expected to remain well above historic levels in 2011 as a result of very low global grain stocks." Also IPI +3.5%, MOS +1.5%, POT +0.9%, CF +0.8%, MON +0.6%, BG +0.5%.