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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon Aug 25, 2014 03:31 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn condition improved slightly in the week ended Aug. 24, and soybean condition worsened slightly, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress and Condition reports.

Corn is reported as 73% good-to-excellent condition, compared to 72% last week. "USDA's good-to-excellent rating of 73% for corn increased the DTN Corn Condition Index from 175 to 178, which is still up comfortably from 142 a year ago and above the five-year average of 121.2," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "This report should be viewed as bearish for corn as Monday's slightly higher crop rating remains at a high level for this ...

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