Market Update for March 10, 2017

Bob Burgdorfer discusses factors impacting the market. (audio)

The WASDE report released Thursday was full of surprises, mostly stemming from the South American harvest.

Three export sales were announced this week.

The CFTC report was out today.

Rain and snowstorms are forecast for the Plains this weekend.

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates when it meets March 14-15.

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.

For more corn, wheat and soy news, commodity marketing recommendations and daily commodity charts, subscribe to Farm Futures' free e-newsletter, Farm Futures Daily, and keep up during the day with Farm Futures on Twitter.

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