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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Sep 30, 2013 03:25 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Soybean and corn harvest continue to lag five-year averages, but winter wheat planting is almost equal to a "normal" pace, according to USDA's Crop Progress report for the week ended Sept. 29.

Corn harvest is 12% complete, compared to 7% last week and a 23% five-year average. Corn condition improved slightly over the past week.

"Weekly crop conditions are not as important with harvest underway," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman, "but improved slightly with the DTN Corn Condition Index at 132 points, up from 131 ...

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