Grain, soybeans lower as jobs data lifts dollar

Grain, soybeans lower as jobs data lifts dollar

Wheat on track for first weekly gain in seven weeks. (audio)

Corn, soybean and wheat markets were lower on Friday following gains in the U.S. dollar. However, the three crop markets remain on track to close higher for the week.

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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.

Wheat on track for first weekly gain in seven weeks

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