Crop markets lower as traders prepare for holiday weekend

Crop markets lower as traders prepare for holiday weekend

Forecast indicates good pollination weather for corn. (audio)

Corn, soybeans and wheat markets are lower on Friday as traders prepare for the three-day holiday weekend.
The markets will be closed on Monday. Contract lows were set in the three wheat markets following reports of big yields in the central Plains.

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Corn, soybeans and wheat markets are lower. (Photo: lukas_zb/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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