Harvest Progress Pulls Down Corn, Soybeans

Harvest Progress Pulls Down Corn, Soybeans

Rain may slow harvest in parts of Midwest. (audio)

Corn and soybean futures were lower near midday on Tuesday as rapid harvest progress last week should speed the flow of crops into marketing channels.

Rain is forecast for southern and eastern areas of the Midwest the next few days, which may temporarily slow some combines.

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

Rain may slow harvest in parts of Midwest

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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