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Wheat markets tumble after recent gainsWheat markets tumble after recent gains

Soybeans slip despite lower crop rating. (audio)

July 6, 2017

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Wheat markets traded sharply lower near midday as recent big gains prompted profit taking. Spring wheat had the largest declines with actively traded contracts now under $8 a bushel.

Soybeans are lower, but were trying to stay near unchanged after USDA reduced the crop’s rating a few points in a weekly report.

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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