Corn futures at seven-month low as planting nearly finished

Corn futures at seven-month low as planting nearly finished

Soybeans higher as Argentina strike slows exports (audio)

Corn futures fell to a seven-month low on Wednesday after USDA the day before reported the U.S. crop was nearly planted and ahead of the average pace.

Soybeans were higher as a labor strike in Argentina may slow soybean exports from that country.

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

Soybeans higher as Argentina strike slows exports

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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