Corn and soybeans are higher near midday and are on track to finish higher for the week as traders focus on Monday’s crop report. Weekly export sales on Friday were up from a week ago.
A nuclear test by North Korea created a bearish mood in a number of markets.
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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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