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Crop markets mixed as rain moves through Midwest

Spring wheat calm after volatile few days. (audio)

Corn, soybean and wheat markets were mixed on Thursday as traders monitor storms that should move through the Midwest the next few days. Rain is needed for crops after the recent heat wave.

Weekly export sales were about as expected, while NOPA’s monthly soybean crush numbers topped forecasts.

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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