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DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 20, 2013 03:22 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

HRS wheat is down 5 1/4 to 10 1/4 cents, corn is down 8 1/2 to 10 cents, soybeans fell 5 1/2 to 12 3/4 cents and canola dropped $9.70 to $9.80/mt.

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