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Crop markets move lower as drier weather forecast

Crop markets move lower as drier weather forecast
Weather outlook counters bullish export sales. (audio)

Corn, soybean and wheat markets were lower near midday on Thursday as weather forecasts favor drier conditions in the Midwest next week, which should aid the corn and soybean harvests.
The bearish weather outlook offset support from the better-than-expected weekly corn and soybean export sales
that came out earlier in the day.

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

Corn, soybean and wheat markets were lower near midday. (Photo: phongphan5922/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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