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Midweek Markets: A look at outside influences

Plus, get a special sneak peek at this year’s Farm Progress Show.

Ben Potter, Senior editor

August 19, 2021

From sagging stock markets and energy prices to a strengthening U.S. Dollar, the latest Midweek Markets podcast starts off by looking at outside influences on grain prices, which have had trouble finding much positive momentum in recent sessions.

We also take a look at the latest weather trends and speculate on the possibility of making trendline yields this summer.

And be sure to stick around to the end for a sneak peek at what we’ll be discussing live at this year’s Farm Progress Show. Click here for more information about this event.

Listen to Midweek Markets podcast for August 19, 2021.

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About the Author(s)

Ben Potter

Senior editor, Farm Futures

Senior Editor Ben Potter brings two decades of professional agricultural communications and journalism experience to Farm Futures. He began working in the industry in the highly specific world of southern row crop production. Since that time, he has expanded his knowledge to cover a broad range of topics relevant to agriculture, including agronomy, machinery, technology, business, marketing, politics and weather. He has won several writing awards from the American Agricultural Editors Association, most recently on two features about drones and farmers who operate distilleries as a side business. Ben is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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