Frigid Weather Lifts Wheat Markets

Frigid Weather Lifts Wheat Markets

Snow slows completion of corn and soybean harvests. (audio)

Sub-zero weather moved into the central United States overnight likely hurting a small portion of the winter wheat in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska.

That pushed winter wheat futures higher, while corn and soybean markets rose in reaction to slow farmer selling of those crops.

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

Snow slows completion of corn and soybean harvests

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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