Slow harvest progress in the Midwest last week fueled buying and gains in Chicago corn and soybean futures on Tuesday, with soybeans posting double-digit gains.
Dry conditions have slowed planting in Brazil’s soybean-heavy Mato Grosso region also supported soybeans.
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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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