Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Jul 9, 2013 01:05 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As we near the close, December corn is up 17 3/4 cents, November soybeans are up 18 3/4 cents, and September Chicago wheat is up 15 3/4 cents. Tuesday's higher trading in December corn shows concerns about the late development of the current corn crop and its vulnerability to extreme heat in the Southern Plains and excessive moisture in the eastern Corn Belt. Monday's Crop Progress Report said that 6% of the corn crop was silking, down from the five-year average of 20% for this time of year.

Posted 11:53 -- December corn is up 19 1/4 ...

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