Grain Market Starts Higher

Grain Market Starts Higher

Farm futures buyers step in to take advantage of last week's break. (Audio)

After hammering prices lower last week, buyers are showing up this morning for some bargain hunting, as traders square positions ahead of Wednesday’s USDA reports. Government economists provide their interpretation of controversial March 28 old crop inventory numbers, as farmers eye precipitation that could keep many out of the fields this week.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks about the markets with Mick Kjar, Valley News Live, Fargo.

You can listen to his commentary  by clicking on the audio link on this page.

BUYING THE BREAK: Last week's market slide has created a few opportunities for shoppers.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures 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 Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key 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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