Farm Progress

Market Update for 2/03/17

Bob Burgdorfer says USDA is releasing a crop report on Thursday. (podcast)

February 4, 2017

Corn finished higher for the week and soybeans lower.

The CFTC report was out today.

There were three export sales this week, even with China on vacation for the Lunar New Year holidays.

Soybean harvest is progressing ahead of schedule in Mato Grosso.

A USDA crop report is out next Thursday.

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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