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Wheat continues higher as cold enters U.S. Plains. (audio)

Compiled by staff

January 5, 2017

1 Min Read

Soybeans are a few cents lower on Thursday as the market retreats a little from yesterday’s big gains.

Attention remains on South America where excess rain may be threatening some of Argentina’s soybeans.

Winter wheat has been supported by reports this week showing a decline in crop ratings following a cold, dry December in the Plains.

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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