Crop markets try to stabilize after recent declines

Crop markets try to stabilize after recent declines

Export sales announced for corn, soybeans and wheat. (audio)

Crop markets are unchanged to lower on this final day of August. This month’s lower prices led to export sales. USDA on Wednesday announced a big soybean sale to China, a corn sale to Mexico and a wheat sale to unknown destinations.

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Crop markets are unchanged to lower on this final day of August. (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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