DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Sep 30, 2013 07:38 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX HRS is 1/2 cent higher (Dec), Dec corn is 2 1/4 higher, soybeans are 3 3/4 cents lower (Nov) while November canola is 20 cents/mt higher. The Canadian dollar is 8 basis points lower.

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