Grain markets closed mixed in a choppy session. Wheat futures closed lower after trading up .08 in the overnight session but sellers appeared at the opening and prices backed down then recovered back to unchanged before moving to near the lows for the day at the close. Corn closed slightly lower. Soybeans were higher. Export Sales for last week came in at 16.3 million bu for wheat including 3.9 million bu in Soft White Wheat sales. Soft Red sales totaled 6 million bu. Corn sales were 56 million bu. Soybean sales were 98 million bu. Rain yesterday in Eastern Washington broght harvest to a halt. Wind and sun has dried the crop pretty quickly. Some harvesting is taking place this afternoon south of Odessa. Please call the office to make sure your station is manned. Thank you!
Market hours: AM 9:00-11:10, PM 3:00-4:30 No PM market on Fridays No PM Hard Wheat Markets
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OMAHA (DTN) -- As harvest nears, elevator operators in the Northern Plains still waiting on railroad cars ordered months ago are experiencing feelings of dread, especially smaller operators or those handling specialty crops.