China's corn pile adds to market's woes

China's corn pile adds to market's woes

Futures sputter overnight in quiet trade (audio)

Grain futures are mostly a little lower this morning, in what's so far been a quiet overnight session. Fallout from Tuesday's bearish USDA report and mounting concern about the world economy could limit buying interest today after Thursday's 250-point drop in the Dow. News that China's big corn surplus is even larger than previously reported only added to the gloom.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Bryant Gill, Wisconsin Farm Report.

Listen to the conversation using the audio link on this page.

Futures sputter overnight in quiet trade

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future 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 Market Review on, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and 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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