Grain markets were broadly lower Tuesday on better than expected crop progress and ratings as well as an improved weather outlook. The U.S. corn crop rating improved by 1% to 69% good to excellent when the trade expected a 1% downgrade. The USDA will release the Supply and Demand report this Friday at 11am and it will be interesting to see if they make any changes to the corn yield. The US Dollar Index is up .59 to 96.88. July corn futures fell 2.75 cents to $4.1575/bushel Tuesday, while December lost 1.75 cents to $4.3325.