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Crop markets turn higher despite lower outside markets

More rain raises flood threat for soft red winter wheat areas. (audio)

March 8, 2016

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Corn, soybeans, and wheat futures are higher near midday to break ranks with the lower equities and crude oil.
In wheat, significant rain and flooding is forecast this week for soft red winter wheat areas of the southern Midwest and Delta regions.

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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