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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Tue May 28, 2013 06:54 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn planting reached 86% complete in the week ended May 26, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report, and emergence passed the hallway mark, reaching 54% out of the ground.

Planting progress compares to 71% last week and a 90% 5-year average. Emergence compares to 19% last week and a 67% 5-year average. "Heavy rains hit parts of the U.S. Midwest this past weekend, so accounting for prevented planted acreage the percent completed may actually be higher," DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom said. "These numbers ...

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