Corn, soybean futures lower as wet fields should aid crops

Corn, soybean futures lower as wet fields should aid crops

Wheat futures mixed, with HRW down as rain stays in the Plains. (audio)

Corn and soybean futures are lower in midday trading on Thursday as ample soil moisture in the Midwest should give crops a good start when planting is done.

Wheat futures are mixed, with more rain in the Plains weighing on hard red winter contracts.

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Wheat futures mixed, with HRW down as rain stays in the Plains

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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