Corn, Soybeans Post Strong Gains As Rain Delays Harvest

Corn, Soybeans Post Strong Gains As Rain Delays Harvest

Forecasts call for more showers into next week

Corn and soybean futures posted strong gains in Monday’s trading as weekend rain sidelined combines throughout much of the Midwest.

Farm Futures expects minor gains in corn and soybean harvest when USDA updates its harvest progress numbers later on Monday.

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Forecasts call for more showers into next week

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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