Corn futures lower as farmers rush to plant the crop

Corn futures lower as farmers rush to plant the crop

Soybeans higher on more gains in soybean oil; wheat lower (audio)

Corn futures were lower on Tuesday morning after USDA showed farmers planted 55% of the crop last week, which surpassed many expectations.

Soybean futures were higher following more gains in soybean oil.

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Soybeans higher on more gains in soybean oil; wheat lower

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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