April 17, 2017
Corn, soybeans and wheat are lower on Monday as traders return from the three-day Easter weekend. Soybeans moved down following a report showing smaller-than-expected March crush.
Rainy weather continues to inhibit spring planting. Forecasts show more rain in the Midwest the next few days.
Weekly soybean export inspections were down sharply from a week ago and were at the low-end of trade forecasts. Corn inspections matched forecasts, while wheat beat forecasts by a modest margin.
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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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