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Corn, soybeans, wheat higher as widespread rains cause concerns

Corn, soybeans, wheat higher as widespread rains cause concerns
Crops bounce back from Friday's losses. (audio)

Crop markets were higher to sharply higher on Monday as they bounced back from the big drops on Friday.
Forecasts for widespread rain in the Midwest this week and rain in long-term forecasts raised concerns about planting delays. However, grain merchandisers say corn planting was active in much of the Midwest last week and through the weekend.

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

Crop markets were higher to sharply higher at midday. (Photo: Solarseven/Thinkstock)

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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