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Corn and soybeans extend gains as showers threaten to slow plantingCorn and soybeans extend gains as showers threaten to slow planting

Wheat markets mixed after winter wheat conditions improve. (audio)

April 26, 2016

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Corn and soybean markets are higher on Tuesday as rain storms in the Midwest this week and forecasts for more later have raised concerns about delayed planting. Also, Brazil’s move to allow tariff-free corn imports supported the corn market. Winter wheat markets are mixed with hard red winter a little lower after rain in the Plains helped that crop.

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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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