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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Apr 29, 2013 03:20 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The nation's corn planting continued to fall behind pace, increasing only one percentage point to 5% planted as of April 28, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report.

"The key states of Iowa (2%), Illinois (1%), Nebraska (3%), Minnesota (0%), and Indiana (1%) are all running well behind due to weather," said DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. "Forecasts calling for cool, wet weather later this week could lead to additional problems. This report should be viewed as bullish."

Corn was 2% emerged, compared to 14% ...

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