June 13, 2016
New-crop corn and soybean futures are higher on Monday following forecasts for hot, dry weather next week in the Midwest
and following longer-term outlooks that favor above-normal temperatures this summer.
Wheat markets are mixed, with hard red winter wheat contract lower after USDA on Friday forecast a big harvest this year.
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Hot, dry forecasts lift corn and soybeans
Farm Futures Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer comes to Penton Farm Progress with experience as a reporter covering grain markets and other global news with Reuters, Inc. A journalism graduate from Kansas State University, Bob has also worked at daily newspapers and Knight-Ridder as a commodity reporter, covering grains and livestock. He has earned five writing awards for his coverage of Mad Cow Disease, immigration issues and other international breaking news stories.
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