Corn, Soybeans Lower at Midday, Set More Contract Lows

Corn, Soybeans Lower at Midday, Set More Contract Lows

Big crops and beneficial weather prompt selling. (Midday audio)

Corn and soybean futures set more contract lows in Monday's trading as harvestings of the big crops will soon move into the Midwest.

Wheat futures were lower, despite a sale to Egypt, as winter wheat planting should advance after recent rain in the Plains.

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

Big crops and beneficial weather prompt selling

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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