Crop markets lower as dry forecasts favor harvest

Crop markets lower as dry forecasts favor harvest

Corn, wheat post gains in weekly export inspections. (audio)

Corn and soybean futures are lower this morning as forecasts for dry weather in the Midwest this week, should aid harvest. Rain and flooding in Iowa this past week disrupted fieldwork there, but the expected drier weather for much of the state this week and next week should have harvest restarting soon.

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

Corn and soybean futures are lower this morning. (Photo: peshkov/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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