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Fundamentally Speaking
Mon Jul 7, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

Last Monday's weekly U.S. corn crop condition report showed ratings as being the best since 1999 as of June 29.

This year's June 29 rating of 778 is the sixth best since the USDA started weekly crop condition reports back in 1986.

In addition to 1999, ratings as of June 29 were higher in 1986, 1987, 1991, and 1994 and shows how weather two or three decades ago seems improved from what is being experienced now.

With the national ratings this high, most of the 18 top states also have stellar conditions but we ...

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