Corn, soybean futures lower as bird flu spreads

Corn, soybean futures lower as bird flu spreads

Drier forecasts welcomed by Midwest farmers (audio)

Corn and soybean futures were lower Tuesday morning with some selling attributed to reports of bird flu in some commercial flocks. The outbreaks can reduce demand for corn and soybean meal.

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

Drier forecasts welcomed by Midwest farmers

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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