Harvest Delays Bump Corn

Harvest Delays Bump Corn

Rains that have slowed harvest have eased harvest pressure on corn markets as ethanol concerns are eased. (Audio)

Disappointing export inspections cannot offset the upward move in corn as the Secretary of Ag backs off last week's news that EPA would reduce the ethanol from corn requirement. Wet weather is slowing harvest activity in the western Corn Belt and backing off harvest pressure on markets this morning. Senate leaders have worked diligently to craft a solution to the stalemate in Washington, but it may still be derailed in the house.

Farm Futures Market Analyst Paul Burgener reports on morning grain trade. Listen to him using the audio player on this page.

Rains that have slowed harvest have eased harvest pressure on corn markets as ethanol concerns are eased.

Market Analyst Paul Burgener joined the Farm Futures team in November 2012 and brings a solid ag economics background. A former University of Nebraska Extension Ag Economist with training from the University of Wyoming, Burgener brings extensive experience to his new role. Most recently, he was involved in agricultural finance, and will offer that perspective through his comments and writing.

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