Corn unchanged, soybeans lower, ahead of heat wave

Corn unchanged, soybeans lower, ahead of heat wave

Weekend rain in Midwest may help crop ahead of heat. (audio)

Corn futures are about unchanged near midday, while soybeans are lower as traders await this week’s hot weather.
Highs of 100 degrees or more are forecast for Nebraska, while highs in the 90s should occur elsewhere in the Midwest.
Crop condition ratings due later on Monday are expected to be about unchanged from a week ago.

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

Corn futures are about unchanged near midday. (Photo: maciek905/Thinkstock)

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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