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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 20, 2013 08:16 AM CDT

Morning CME Globex Update: December corn is down 5 3/4 cents, November soybeans are down 11 3/4 cents, and December Chicago wheat is down 4 1/4 cents. Corn and soybeans are trading lower after Day 1 of Pro Farmer's Crop Tour showed greater-than-expected corn yield and soybean pod count estimates for South Dakota and Ohio. Very warm to hot temperatures will help crop development, but be stressful to crops where fields are dry. The National Weather Service is expecting rain in the northwestern Corn Belt in the next few days, but DTN is expecting no more than a half-inch of ...

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