NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 8, 2013 10:07 AM CDT

Monday afternoon's crop progress and condition reports will show a big change from 2012 in terms of corn planting, with no reports. That's no surprise considering that there is a much slower start to planting in 2013 compared with 2012. A year ago, only North Dakota and Wisconsin showed zero corn planting progress at this time in April.

This year--what a contrast. Of the top 18 corn-producing states, there has certainly been some planting in Texas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Missouri and Kentucky. Outside of those states, it's hard to gauge. We know that some growers were planting in Illinois late ...

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