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Wheat markets up 2% after cold weather hits the Plains crop

Wheat markets up 2% after cold weather hits the Plains crop
Corn, soybeans inch higher ahead of planting report out later this week.

Winter wheat futures rose more than 2% early on Monday after weather reports said temperatures dropped into the 20s Fahrenheit over the weekend in parts of the central Plains wheat areas.
Corn and soybeans were up a penny or two ahead of USDA’s planting report on Thursday.

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Winter wheat futures rose more than 2%. (Photo: Whyframestudio/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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