Markets head lower to start week

Markets head lower to start week

Buyers still believe that "rain makes grain (video)

Futures are lower this morning across the board, as farmers face another week of soggy conditions in many areas. So far those rains aren't stirring interest among end users, who are waiting to sign confirmation of deteriorating conditions before stepping back into the market. Weak financial markets are also an anchor, as the dollar heads higher on concerns over Greece's debt and the potential for higher interest rates in the U.S.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Mick Kjar of Valley News Live TV in Fargo.

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

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Mick Kjar of Valley News Live TV in Fargo.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future 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 Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and 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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