Farm Progress

Corn and soybeans kept in check by widespread rain

Bob Burgdorfer, Senior Editor

June 28, 2017

1 Min Read

Spring wheat futures charged higher with the July topping $7 a bushel, the first for a lead month since July 2014. Concerns about dry conditions in the northern Plains continue to drive that market.

Widespread rain this week in the Midwest is keeping a lid on the corn and soybean markets, with corn a little lower today and soybeans a few cents higher.

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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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