Wheat market charges higher as rain may hurt crop

Wheat market charges higher as rain may hurt crop

Corn higher supported by wheat, soybeans lower as exports sink

Winter wheat futures are up more than 20 cents a bushel as forecasts call for more rain in the central and southern Plains, which could delay harvest.

Corn futures were higher, supported by the wheat, while soybeans were lower following a drop in weekly export sales.

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Corn higher supported by wheat, soybeans lower as exports sink

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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