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Corn, soybeans try to hold thin gains as week winds down

Dry forecasts should aid fall harvests. (audio)

October 7, 2016

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Corn and soybean markets are slightly higher near midday, but have a hard time holding onto gains as dry forecasts should aid harvesting.
USDA will release its monthly crop report next Wednesday and surveys show analysts, on average, expect USDA to trim its corn crop forecast and raise its soybean forecast.

Listen to the report using the audio link on this page.

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Corn and soybean markets are slightly higher near midday. (Photo: maciek905/Thinkstock)

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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