Corn, Soy, Wheat Prices Plummet

CHICAGO Commodities prices have fallen steeply in recent weeks, driven down primarily by the broader market turmoil caused by the international credit crisis. Wheat futures last week fell to less than $6 per bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade, down from $7.43 in early September and down from record highs of $13.49 in late February. Corn was trading at $4.11 per bushel, down from $5.20 in early September

CHICAGO — Commodities prices have fallen steeply in recent weeks, driven down primarily by the broader market turmoil caused by the international credit crisis.

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