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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Jun 3, 2013 05:34 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Planting pace for corn and soybeans continued to slow for a second week in a row since a record was set, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. Scattered rains continued, mostly in areas that were already too soggy for planters to roll.

For the week ended June 2, 91% of the nation's corn crop was planted, compared to 86% last week and a 95% five-year average. This figure, of course, does not reveal much about how many acres will be drowned out. Emergence increased ...

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