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Markets mixed at start of hot week

Corn tries to hang on to gap higher. (Video report)

Futures are starting to struggle after fading a higher open Sunday night. While fields face hot temperatures this week, forecasts differ after that causing markets to turn more cautious. The remnants of Hurricane Barry are moving across the lower Mississippi River into the Ohio River Valley but parts of the Corn Belt will be dry again this week.

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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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