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Crop markets little changed as President Trump takes office

Corn, soybean export sales top forecasts. (audio)

January 20, 2017

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The crop markets traded in narrow ranges early on Friday as attention was on Washington for President Trump’s inauguration ceremonies.

Weekly export sales were better than expected for corn and soybeans, while wheat missed forecasts.

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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