Corn holds near unchanged after recent gains, wheat is higher

Corn holds near unchanged after recent gains, wheat is higher

Soybeans advance as crude oil spikes higher. (audio)

Soybean futures about 10 cents higher near midday and are likely getting support from the sharp rise in crude oil futures. Corn is about unchanged.
Wheat futures are a few cents higher as forecasts show more dry weather into next week for the central and southern Plains.

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

Wheat futures are a few cents higher.

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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