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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Thu Feb 20, 2014 08:13 AM CST

Morning CME Globex Update:March corn is down 2 1/4 cents, March soybeans are down 5 1/4 cents, and March Chicago wheat is down 2 cents. Grains are lower early Thursday, backing off from recent highs while USDA holds its Annual Outlook for 2014-15. Early USDA estimates of planted acres totaled 92 million for corn and 79.5 million for soybeans in 2014.

Other Markets:

Dow Jones: Lower
U.S. Dollar Index: Higher
Gold: Lower
Crude Oil: Lower

Corn: March corn is lower early Thursday, backing off a bit from Wednesday's new three-month high. Growing conditions remain favorable in Argentina and southern Brazil ...

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