Crops pulled lower by falling equity markets

Crops pulled lower by falling equity markets

New worries about China's economy trigger selling. (audio)

The corn, soybean and wheat markets are lower on Tuesday as they are caught in the selling sweeping through a number of markets. New worries about China’s economy hit equities, crude oil and the crops. Crop fundamentals remain good, with corn 45% planted, soybeans 8% and winter wheat’s rating edging up to 61% good to excellent.

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

Corn, soybeans and wheat are lower near midday. (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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