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Crops pulled lower by falling equity markets

New worries about China's economy trigger selling. (audio)

May 3, 2016

1 Min Read

The corn, soybean and wheat markets are lower on Tuesday as they are caught in the selling sweeping through a number of markets. New worries about China’s economy hit equities, crude oil and the crops. Crop fundamentals remain good, with corn 45% planted, soybeans 8% and winter wheat’s rating edging up to 61% good to excellent.

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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