Rain Keeps Crops In Good Shape

Rain Keeps Crops In Good Shape

Markets mostly lower overnight as all signs point to big yields. (audio)

Growing conditions remain good across most of the U.S., with more rains this week expected to keeping bumper yield potential in play. The latest crop ratings showed few problems overall, keeping crops in the best shape in a decade. Wheat traders will watch the latest tender from Egypt this morning, though grain out of the Black Sea is again expected to capture that business.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Jesse Harding of the Wisconsin Farm Report.

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

Markets mostly lower overnight as all signs point to big yields.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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