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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Jun 17, 2013 04:43 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Soybeans were 85% planted and 66% emerged as of Sunday, June 16, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress report. That compares to 71% planted last week and a five-year average of 91% planted; 48% emerged last week and a five-year average of 80% emerged.

"These numbers will be viewed as modestly bullish, reflecting the ongoing planting difficulties and late development," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

USDA is no longer reporting planting progress for corn, but added soybean condition ratings this week. Soybeans were rated ...

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