Crops hold up despite sharply lower equity markets

Crops hold up despite sharply lower equity markets

Lower dollar may be supporting corn, soybeans and wheat. (audio)

Crop markets are higher near midday resisting pressure from sharply lower equity markets.
The dollar is lower again and the lowest since late October, which may be helping export views for the crops.

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

Crop markets are higher near midday.

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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