Crop markets higher Sept. 1 after a dismal August

Crop markets higher Sept. 1 after a dismal August

USDA announces corn and soybean export sales. (audio)

The crop markets are higher on this first day of September as they try to recover from their dismal performance in August.
Weekly export sales reported on Thursday were down from a week ago for corn, soybeans and wheat, but only corn missed trade forecasts. In daily reporting, USDA announced a corn export sale to Mexico and a soybean sale to unknown destinations.

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

The crop markets are higher on this first day of September. (Photo: solarseven/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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