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The Buzz: February Fireworks

The Buzz: February Fireworks

Futures end a weak month with a rally on news of better demand.

Prices spent most of February searching for bottom. But once they found it, corn and soybeans moved higher, ending the month with a strong rally on new of export demand. China was a big buyer of old crop soybeans, threatening to tighten tight supplies even tighter. Senior Editor Bryce Knorr goes over the markets from Commodity Classic in Florida, while Market Analyst Paul Burgener chimes in from on the road, where he's on a speaking tour of Nebraska.

Watch the conversation using the video link below.

Futures end a weak month with a rally on news of better demand.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

Market Analyst Paul Burgener is a new addition to the Farm Futures team but has a solid ag economics history. A former University of Nebraska research coordinator and ag economist from the University of Wyoming, Burgener brings a lot of background to his new role. Most recently, he was also involved in agricultural finance, and will offer that perspective in future articles on the Web and in print too.

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