Market Update for May 15, 2017

Bryce Knorr talks about what to expect in this afternoon's crop progress report. (audio)

It was a good weekend plus of weather, allowing many farmers to get planting done.

May 15 is a crucial date for corn market.

Crop Progress this afternoon from USDA, find out how much corn, soybeans, spring wheat planted. 

It's forecast to be a wet week across Upper Mississippi River Valley and the potential for flooding exists. Could impact shipping.

Around the world, parts of China could see rain in their corn-growing region. Good conditions in Black Sea region. France received rain for its winter wheat crop.

Crude oil is driving outside markets higher.

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