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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Aug 11, 2014 03:41 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA's crop progress and condition numbers for the week ended Aug. 10 continued to be neutral to bearish for grain markets, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

Fifty-four percent of the nation's corn is in the dough stage, compared to 36% last week and a 46% five-year average. Eleven percent of the crop is dented, compared to a 16% five-year average.

Corn condition was rated at 73% good to excellent. "USDA's good-to-excellent rating of 73% for corn reduced the DTN Corn Condition Index from 179 ...

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