Positive signs for the corn and wheat crops sent futures prices for those grains lower Tuesday.
Soybean futures also lost ground.
Better weather conditions in the U.S., including much-needed rainfall to parched growing regions, drove down prices. Traders also sold grains and beans contracts on signs that farmers were making better-than-expected progress planting their corn and soybean crops. That suggests larger supplies than had been anticipated.
"We've got very good weather conditions, especially for corn and soybeans," said
Corn for July delivery fell
In metals trading, the July contract for gold fell
July platinum fell
July copper edged up a penny to
In energy trading, oil remained above
In other energy trading in
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