Corn, soybeans, wheat lower ahead of three-day weekend

Corn, soybeans, wheat lower ahead of three-day weekend

Planting progress, good moisture weigh on crops (audio)

Corn, soybean and wheat futures were lower near midday on Friday as traders prepare for the three-day weekend.

Rapid planting and good soil moisture have kept pressure on the corn and soybeans.

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

Planting progress, good moisture weigh on crops

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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