Market Update for March 3, 2017

Bob Burgdorfer shares factors impacting the market this week. (audio)

Corn, soybeans and winter wheat finished higher for the day and week.

There's a dust-up in the renewable fuels industry, which appears to be caused by Carl Icahn. It's unknown how this is impacting the markets. Ethanol, however, closed down for the week.

The forecast calls for warm, dry weather next week.

There's a World Ag Supply and Demand Estimate report out Thursday at 11. The big one is prospective plantings due March 31.

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.

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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