Lower crude, stronger dollar pull crop markets lower

Lower crude, stronger dollar pull crop markets lower

Corn, soybean planting halted by overnight rain. (audio)

Crop markets are lower on Monday amid pressure from losses equities and crude oil and a stronger dollar.
Traders await the weekly crop progress report later on Monday and USDA’s monthly supply and demand numbers on Tuesday.

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

Traders await the weekly crop progress report later today. (Photo: solarseven/Thinkstock)

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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