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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Fri Aug 23, 2013 08:15 AM CDT

Morning CME Globex Update: December corn is up 5 1/2 cents, November soybeans are up 16 1/4 cents, and December Chicago wheat is up 3 3/4 cents. November soybeans are trading higher early Friday with lower-than-expected soybean pod counts reported in this week's Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour and a return to dry conditions after yesterday's rain across the central Midwest. December corn and wheat are also trading higher with very warm to hot temperatures expected throughout the Corn Belt in the next five days.

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