Corn, soybean and wheat futures are mostly lower at midday as more gains in the dollar pressured those markets. Also, bird flu in Arkansas raised concerns that poultry production and feed demand could be reduced.
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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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