Market Update for April 24, 2017

Bryce Knorr discusses factors impacting the market, including wet weather and French election. (audio)

Markets are moving on news from the first round of French elections, with Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron advancing to the next round.

Wet weather forecast is keeping farmers out of the fields.

There's a potential U.S. government shutdown looming as President Trump pushes to include funding for a wall between the U.S. and Mexico in a must-pass government funding bill.

The first Feedback from the Field comments of the season are in. Read how others are doing this spring and leave your comments at http://www.farmfutures.com/enterprise-management/feedback-field-april-24-2017

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr offers his insight into overnight trade, listen using the audio tool on this page.

Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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