Crop markets hover ahead of USDA report: Podcast

USDA announces export sales for corn and soybeans.

The crop markets had minor changes near midday on Wednesday, with corn a little lower, soybeans nearly unchanged and wheat lower. Traders await the U.S. Department of Agriculture stocks report Friday in which market sources expect the corn, soybean and wheat numbers to be up from year-ago levels.

USDA reported some export sales on Wednesday that included soybeans to China and to unknown destinations and corn to Mexico.