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Soybeans and winter wheat hold gains, while corn turns lowerSoybeans and winter wheat hold gains, while corn turns lower

Wheat supported by warm, dry forecast for the Plains. (audio)

March 6, 2017

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Soybeans are a few cents higher near midday following better-than-expected weekly export inspections and due to problems in Brazil shipping soybeans to market.

Winter wheat markets are higher as warm, dry weather in the Plains may slow early spring growth.

Corn futures were a little lower after holding early gains. USDA monthly crop report will be released on Thursday with some traders expecting a reduction in corn ending stocks.

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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