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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Oct 21, 2013 04:12 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Thirty-nine percent of the nation's corn crop was harvested as of Oct. 20, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress report. That compared to 12% the last time this report was issued, Sept. 30, 85% last year and a five-year average of 53%.

"This number could be viewed as neutral to bullish but will likely have very little influence on the market," said DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom.

Soybean harvest is reported at 63% complete, compared to 11% the last time this report was issued, ...

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