Crops higher for second day

Crops higher for second day

Warm weather forecast for Midwest and Plains. (audio)

Crop markets are higher on Wednesday, with soybeans and wheat near two-week highs as gains in equities and crude oil offer support. Warm to hot weather is forecast for the winter wheat areas of the Plains this week, with dry conditions being watched in the southern Plains.

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

Outside markets boost grain markets. (Photo: Solarseven/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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