Deep freeze spurs rally

Deep freeze spurs rally

Wheat leads market higher on winterkill concerns. (audio)

It's not the Polar Vortex – hopefully – but winter returned to much of the Midwest this morning, with more cold temperatures on the way later this week. Some soft red winter wheat fields could be damaged if they lack snow cover, because sub-zero readings could be seen as far south as the Ohio River Valley by Thursday morning. That prospect helped grain futures rally across the board overnight.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Mick Kjar of Valley View Live TV in Fargo.

Wheat leads market higher on winterkill concerns. (audio)

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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