Weather News Lifts Prices

Weather News Lifts Prices

From cattle to crude to corn, weather news around the world is big this morning. (audio)

Throw a dart at a world map and you'll likely hit a spot where farmers are talking about their weather. While the bean market watches a front move through Argentina, below zero temperatures have the wheat trade's attention in the U.S. and Black Sea.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr talks with Pam Jahnke, Wisconsin Farm Report.

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

From cattle to crude to corn, weather news around the world is big this morning.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, 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.

Pam Jahnke is Farm Director of the Wisconsin Farm Report that is carried on 16 stations in Wisconsin. Known as the "Fabulous Farm Babe," Pam studied broadcast journalism and broad-area agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. After college, Pam moved to farm broadcasting and has never looked back. She says communicating on behalf of food producers is exactly what she was made for. Pam has been named "Friend of Agriculture" by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture for her assistance in raising awareness of the "Harvest of Hope" program. She has also served as president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting.

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