Wheat leading crop markets higher

Wheat leading crop markets higher

Soggy Midwest fields support soybeans (audio)

Wheat futures bounded higher on Monday following recent reports of low yields and test weights in early harvested fields.

Corn followed wheat higher, while soggy Midwest fields supported soybeans.

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

Soggy Midwest fields support soybeans (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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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