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Crop markets ease after recent gains

Crop markets ease after recent gains
Export sales improved in latest week. (audio)

Corn, soybeans and wheat are a little lower near midday on Thursday as the markets pause after recent gains. Corn and soybeans remain higher for the week, while winter wheat is a little lower. Export sales of corn and soybeans were better than expected, while the wheat sales matched expectations. Forecasts call for significant rain in the Plains winter wheat areas beginning on Friday.

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

Corn, soybeans and wheat are a little lower near midday.

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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