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Wet forecasts hang over crop marketsWet forecasts hang over crop markets

Wheat fields in the Delta and lower Midwest may be jeopardy. (audio)

April 26, 2017

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Corn futures were unable to hold early gains and were unchanged near midday as wet forecasts for the Midwest this week hang over the markets.

Soybeans are lower amid talk that rain may have farmers shifting some corn acres to soybeans. Wheat is higher as severe storms and flooding this week in the Delta and lower Midwest may hurt SRW  fields.

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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