Crop markets weaken after early gains

Crop markets weaken after early gains

Strong corn exports, higher equities and crude oil give crops a lift. (audio)

Corn futures are higher, soybeans lower, and wheat markets are mixed nearly midday as the crops were unable to hold early gains. Higher equity and crude oil markets were supportive, as were strong corn exports.

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

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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