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Futures lose more to start week

Outside market turmoil adds to USDA losses. (Video report)

Red ink flowed in the grain market overnight, and it wasn’t alone. While farm prices eroded on follow-through selling from USDA’s bearish corn and soybeans estimates Friday, stock values around the world fell on spreading concerns about the financial crisis in Turkey, where the lira made a new all-time low. Rains are headed to the southern Plains and Midwest over the next week as the weather outlook improves for finishing crops.

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Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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