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Corn and soybeans higher as rain disrupts Midwest harvest

Rise in export shipments supports corn, soybeans. (Audio)

Corn and soybean markets had solid gains on Monday with November soybeans up about 16 cents and at a one-week high
near midday. A rainy weekend in the Midwest slowed harvest, particularly for soybeans. Weekly export inspections were up from a week to give support to corn and soybeans.
Wheat markets were lower.

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

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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