Ag commodities end broadly lower

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Agricultural products fell broadly in the United States overnight.

Wheat fell the most among crop futures. The September contract fell 15.25 cents to settle at $6.4525 a bushel.

December corn gave up 3.25 cents to $4.6050 a bushel.

Jason Ward, a commodity analyst at Northstar Commodity in Minneapolis, said corn prices have been slumping after weather conditions turned out to be "near-ideal" in July, a sharp contrast to the severe drought conditions last year.

November soybeans fell 1.75 cents to $11.8325 a bushel.

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