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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Sep 9, 2013 03:38 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A week of hot, dry days for a large part of the Corn Belt sped corn progress to the dent stage, but did not seem to have as great an impact on the percentage of the crop deemed mature, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report.

Sixty-four percent of the nation's corn crop was in the dent stage as of Sept. 8, USDA reported, compared to 42% last week and a five-year average of 75%. Only 9% of the crop was tagged as mature, compared ...

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