Falling dollar lifts corn, soybeans and wheat

Falling dollar lifts corn, soybeans and wheat

Corn and soybeans higher despite a lack of crop threats (audio)

Corn, soybean and wheat futures are higher on Tuesday in reaction to a sharp drop in the U.S. dollar.

The gains in the crop markets came despite prompt planting and early growth in corn and soybeans.

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

Corn and soybeans higher despite a lack of crop threats

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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