Crop markets lower as traders prepare for USDA report

Crop markets lower as traders prepare for USDA report

Rain moves through Midwest today and Thursday. (audio)

Crop markets are mostly lower on Wednesday as traders prepare for Thursday USDA Acreage and grain stocks reports. Farm Futures expects a decrease in corn acres from USDA’s previous forecast and increases in soybeans and wheat acres.

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

Crop markets are mostly lower. (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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