Soybeans charge higher on bullish job data

Soybeans charge higher on bullish job data

Corn slightly higher while wheat takes a pause.

Soybeans futures held double-digit gains near midday as it and other commodities reacted to the bullish job numbers posted on Friday.  Wheat futures held near unchanged a day after posting strong gains.

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Soybeans futures held double-digit gains near midday. (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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