Corn and soybeans futures were higher near midday on Monday as the markets recaptured some of what they lost last week, when USDA reported bigger corn and soybean crops.
Frost occurred in a small area in the northwest Midwest over the weekend and any damage to corn and soybeans there was likely small, Commodity Weather Group said.
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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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