NEWS
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon May 13, 2013 03:31 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn planting increased 16 percentage points in the week ended May 12 to 28% nationwide, but emergence only increased two percentage points to 5% emerged in the same time frame due to continuing cool temps last week.

Twenty-eight percent of the nation's corn is in the ground, compared to 12% last week and a 65% five-year average. Emergence is at 5%, compared to 3% last week and a 28% five-year average.

"As has been discussed numerous times over the last month, key growing states continue to run well behind average pace," said DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. ...

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