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Wheat steady-weak as week winds down. (audio)

February 3, 2017

1 Min Read

The crop markets are lightly traded Friday morning with little industry news to excite buyers or sellers.

Corn and soybeans are lower, but corn remains on track to finish higher for the week.

News from Washington remains active with a bullish jobs report giving Wall Street a solid lift. Also, shares of major banks moved higher following President Trump’s action to ease government regulations on banks.

Listen to the report using the audio link on this page.

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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