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Crops resist influences from volatile outside markets

Dollar and equities drop after recent Trump moves. (audio)

January 31, 2017

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Corn and wheat futures held modest gains at midday while soybeans were near unchanged as the crop markets resisted influences from the more volatile outside markets.

The stock market and dollar are lower amid concerns about U.S. trade policies. Crude oil was higher following reports that OPEC’s plan to cut production appears to be working.

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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