Slow Harvest Lifts Chicago Corn and Soybeans

Slow Harvest Lifts Chicago Corn and Soybeans

Planting delays in Brazil support soybeans

Slow harvest progress in the Midwest last week fueled buying and gains in Chicago corn and soybean futures on Tuesday, with soybeans posting double-digit gains.

Dry conditions have slowed planting in Brazil’s soybean-heavy Mato Grosso region also supported soybeans.

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Planting delays in Brazil support soybeans

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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