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Market Update for May 8, 2017

Bryce Knorr discusses how the weather is impacting the market. (audio)

May 8, 2017

Weather is impacting commodity prices.

A supply and demand report is due out Wednesday from USDA.

CFTC report shows bounce due to short covering.

S&P set a new high, French election impact on markets.

Check out Feedback from the Field to see what farmers are saying about planting conditions this spring.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr offers his insight into trade, listen using the audio tool on this page.

Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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