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Wheat markets higher again hot weather invades Europe

Corn, soybeans inch up, but remain lower for the week. (audio)

Wheat markets are higher again, with spring wheat setting contract highs in some deferred months. Weather concerns here and overseas appear to be driving those gains. Hot weather has spread through western Europe raising concerns for that crop.

Corn and soybeans are a little higher but remain lower for the week.

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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