The crop markets were fairly quiet near midday on Friday, with soybeans lower and corn and wheat a little higher.
Forecasts for beneficial cool, wet weather next week for the Midwest and central Plains kept a lid on corn and soybean prices.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced another soybean export sale on Friday — this one for 9.6 million bu. to unknown destinations. It is the third soybean sale reported this week.