Prices Mixed As Short Week Begins

Prices Mixed As Short Week Begins

Soybeans remain up and down market, focused on South America. (Audio)

Attempts to firm the soybean market fell flat overnight, with futures giving back some of Friday’s rally. Rains remain a mixed blessing in South America, helping farmers in Brazil’s center west but hindering planting in parts of Argentina and southern Brazil. Corn is trying to follow wheat higher, after a volatile close as December options expired.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks about the markets with Mick Kjar, Valley News Live TV, Fargo.


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Soybeans remain up and down market, focused on South America.

You can listen to his commentary by clicking on the audio link on this page.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures 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 Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key 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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