CROPS NEWS
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Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Wed May 21, 2014 05:18 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As usual in agriculture, how you answer the questions "How is planting coming along?" or "Are your crops looking good?" depends upon your address.

The garden spot -- at least for now -- as reported by our Crops/Technology Editor Pam Smith, may just be the middle of Illinois, where corn was planted in a timely fashion, rains have been not too heavy, not too light and growing degree days can be termed just right. Even soybean planting is ahead of average there.

Northern Illinois is a little bit different story, reports Keith Landis of Sterling. "Most corn ...

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