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Expected interest rate hike hits a number of markets. (audio)

May 19, 2016

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Corn, soybeans and wheat are all lower on Thursday, as are a number of other commodities, as a strong dollar could impact export sales. The dollar powered higher after Federal Reserve minutes released on Wednesday indicated key interest rates could be increased as early as June.

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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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