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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon Apr 28, 2014 03:38 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn planting progress took its largest leap so far this growing season in the week ended April 27, logging in at 19%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress Report. That compares to 6% last week and a five-year average of 28%.

"This report should be viewed as somewhat bearish as decent planting progress was made this past week in spite of low expectations," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "Texas was 64% planted, Missouri was 47% planted and Kansas was 37% planted."

Of the three "I" states, Illinois is 32% planted and 2% emerged, Indiana 8% planted and ...

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