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Crop mostly higher as spring planting faces more rain delays

Short covering likely after previous day's drop. (audio)

May 4, 2016

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Crop markets are mostly higher on Wednesday, although corn futures are near unchanged, as forecasts keep rain in the Midwest much of this week and increase the chances for more next week. That could cause more planting delays for corn and soybeans. Wheat may be following corn and soybeans as recent wet conditions have helped the winter wheat.

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

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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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