Grain futures are trading lower across the board this morning as a quiet overnight session winds up. Soybeans are again in the spotlight, with fears of disruptions from a truckers' strike in Brazil receding. Wheat is also lower, despite another morning of below zero weather threatening hard red winter wheat on the northern Plains.
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Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. 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.