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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Wed May 15, 2013 08:19 AM CDT

Morning CME Globex Update:July corn is down 4 3/4 cents, July soybeans down 7 1/4 cent, and July Chicago wheat is down 5 1/2 cents. Except for rain in South Dakota, the Corn Belt is dry on Tuesday, another day of help for better planting conditions. The Southern Plains are mostly dry on Tuesday with scattered showers in northern Texas and highs in the 90s. Planting corn remains a challenge this month with over 2 inches of rain expected in southern Illinois in the next 7 days.

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