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Wet Midwest and dry Plains good for crops, bad for prices

Markets await Britain's vote Thursday on the EU. (audio)

June 21, 2016

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Corn and soybean markets are lower on Tuesday as forecasts have rain in the Midwest crop areas today and on Wednesday. Those forecasts also warn of severe storms and flash flooding.
Wheat futures are lower as dry weather in the Plains this week will aid the winter wheat harvest.

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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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