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Corn and Soybeans Lower as Midwest Harvest Accelerates

Corn and Soybeans Lower as Midwest Harvest Accelerates

Rain in Brazil's dry soy areas adds pressure

Corn and soybean futures were lower on Friday as swift harvesting of Midwest crops is likely this weekend under clear skies.

Soybeans are on track to finish higher for the week after big weekly exports and option expirations pushed Thursday's market sharply higher.

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

Rain in Brazil's dry soy areas adds pressure

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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