Sponsored By
Farm Progress

Lower crop rating sends spring wheat to 2-1/2 year highLower crop rating sends spring wheat to 2-1/2 year high

Corn, soybeans ease as forecasts put rain in Midwest. (audio)

June 20, 2017

1 Min Read

Spring wheat on Tuesday charged to its highest since December 2014 after USDA lowered the crop’s condition rating. Also, forecasters put hot weather in the northern plains this week.

Corn and soybeans edged lower as a large section of the Midwest should have beneficial rain this week.

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.

For more corn, wheat and soy news, commodity marketing recommendations and daily commodity charts, subscribe to Farm Futures' free e-newsletter, Farm Futures Daily, and keep up during the day with Farm Futures on Twitter.

Subscribe to receive top agriculture news
Be informed daily with these free e-newsletters

You May Also Like