Corn Called to Open Higher as Harvest Slows; Wheat, Soy May Gain

What follows are opening calls for U.S. grain and oilseed markets, which resume trading at 5 p.m. on the Chicago Board of Trade.

-- Corn futures are called to open steady to 2 cents a bushel higher after a government report showed a slower U.S. harvest than some analysts expected, Dave Marshall, a market analyst at Toay Commodity Futures Group LLC in Nashville, Illinois, said by telephone.

-- Soybean futures may open steady to 1 cent a bushel higher, Marshall said.

-- Wheat futures may open steady to 1 cent a bushel higher, he said.

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