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Farm futures try to March higher

Farm futures try to March higher
Brazil truckers' strike easing, but soybean backup could linger (audio)

Police moved to clear roads of striking trucker in Brazil over the weekend, but backlogs at ports could take time to clear. That could help boost old crop demand for a bit, ahead of the March 10 supply and demand report from USDA. The real focus in March could be acreage, as farmers pencil out alternatives in a difficult year

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Mick Kjar of Valley View Live TV in Fargo. Listen to the conversation using the audio link on this page.

Brazil truckers’ strike easing, but soybean backup could linger

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, 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, 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.

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