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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Jun 24, 2013 03:51 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn condition improved slightly to 65% good to excellent in the week ended June 23, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. That's one percentage point greater than last week.

"The DTN Corn Condition Index rose to 161 points vs. last week's 158 points and above last year's 135 points," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "This should be viewed as modestly bearish."

The corn crop is 96% emerged, compared to 92% last week and a five-year average of 99%. "Given the ongoing slow pace, this ...

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