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Corn, Soybean and Wheat Futures Lower on Good Weather

Drier weather in Midwest should help harvest. (Midday audio)

September 18, 2014

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Corn and soybean futures were lower Thursday morning pressured by forecasts for dry weather that should help the crops mature into harvest.

Wheat futures were down again as weekly exports were disappointing and beneficial rain has helped winter wheat planting in the central and southern Plains.

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


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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