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Crops retreat after recent big gains

Dollar nears 14-year high in holiday trading

Bob Burgdorfer, Senior Editor

December 28, 2016

1 Min Read

Corn, soybeans and wheat are lower near midday on Wednesday to take back much of what that added on Tuesday. While the strong dollar may be a factor in the selling the markets largely lacked fresh information this holiday week to guide trading. Traders are going into another three-day weekend with the markets closed on Monday.

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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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