Soybeans higher as Brazil truckers go on strike, block roads

Soybeans higher as Brazil truckers go on strike, block roads

Corn and wheat markets lifted by improved exports (audio)

Soybean futures were about 12 cents higher Thursday morning after Brazil truck drivers went on strike seeking better pay and lower fuel prices.

Corn and wheat markets were supported by better-than-expected weekly exports.

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

Corn and wheat markets lifted by improved exports

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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