Crop markets steady to mostly lower after recent gains

Crop markets steady to mostly lower after recent gains

Weak economy weighs on equities, commodities. (audio)

Corn futures hovered near unchanged at midday on Tuesday, soybeans are lower and wheat mostly lower as the crops take a pause after recent gains. A downward revision in January retail sales weighs on equities and crude oil.

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Corn futures hovered near unchanged at midday on Tuesday.

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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