Farm Progress

Spring wheat higher again. (audio)

May 25, 2017

1 Min Read

Soybean futures are a few cents lower as more rain in the Midwest this week may cause farmers to shift unplanted corn fields to soybeans.

Forecasts call for severe storms this weekend for the southern half of the Midwest.

Spring wheat is higher again and at a three-week high as problems with the winter wheat may be driving investors to buy the higher-protein wheat.

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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