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We Want Your Harvest Updates
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Wed Oct 9, 2013 03:59 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Mondays in the DTN newsroom follow a pattern that normally winds down after reporting USDA's weekly Crop Progress numbers. Needless to say, this past Monday, day six of the government shutdown, that didn't happen.

Now, I can't speak for all the editors, but it left a hole in my Monday. I look forward to the crop progress reports, trying to guess ahead of time what the progress pace will be or whether conditions will be better or worse. I've learned from DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom about the "greening effect" (as crops ripen and turn green, or ...

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