Corn, Soybeans Lower as Midwest Harvest Advances

Corn, Soybeans Lower as Midwest Harvest Advances

Strong dollar adds pressure to commodities. (audio)

Corn and soybean futures were lower in midday trading on Monday as traders expect rapid harvest occurred over the weekend amid warm, dry conditions.

The dollar rose to a new four-year high on Monday adding pressure to commodity prices.

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

Strong dollar adds pressure to commodities.

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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