Rapid harvest, active exports make for crazy month for crops

Rapid harvest, active exports make for crazy month for crops

OCTOBER was a crazy month in the crop markets. Soybean prices started October in the mid-$9s as anecdotal reports of big yields came in from the fields. They went above $10/bu. as exports heated up, with China buying big amounts — only to come crashing back as the month was ending and November was starting and a new federal investigation put Hillary Clinton's presidential election in doubt.

Corn followed a similar trajectory, but those prices moved

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