Soybeans are down about 9 cents a bushel on Friday as a truck strike in Brazil is weakening, a development that may allow that country to continue exporting soybeans.
Corn futures are lower as dry weather due next week in the Midwest should aid planting. Wheat markets are lower after rain fell in the Plains.
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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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