Grain Futures Hold On To Gains

Grain Futures Hold On To Gains

Wall Street braces for jobs report this morning, but ag complex looks strong headed into the weekend on weather concerns. (Audio)

The monthly employment report for April could create storms in the financial space today, while agricultural markets grapple with what farmers hope will be the last blast of winter. With snow falling this morning from northwest Arkansas all the way to the U.P. in Michigan, corn planters remained parked in the central and western Corn Belt, helping support prices.

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Wall Street braces for jobs report this morning, but ag complex looks strong headed into the weekend on weather concerns.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, 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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