CROPS NEWS
Soybean Harvest Advances
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Mon Oct 14, 2013 03:53 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Combines continued to chug along this week with farmers making big strides in soybean harvest as well as some progress on corn.

Private analytical firm Informa Economics estimated soybean harvest advanced to 40% complete as of Oct. 13, which is about one week behind the five-year average. Last week, the general estimate of soybean harvest was that it was 22% complete.

USDA stopped issuing its weekly Crop Progress reports after the federal government shut down October 1.

Informa estimated corn harvest progressed to about 30% complete, compared to the 42% average. Last week, corn harvest appeared to ...

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