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DTN Crop Progress
Mon Oct 7, 2013 04:53 PM CDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- Washington may be at a standstill, but across the country, crops continued to mature and combines kept rolling this past week. "The government shutdown doesn't affect us," northern Illinois grain farmer Keith Landis told DTN in an e-mail. "We continue to work with or without them."

Last week, USDA's Crop Progress report put corn harvest at only 12% complete, behind the normal pace of 23%. The crop's condition had improved from the prior week, as 63% of the nation's corn reached maturity. Only 11% of soybeans were harvested by last ...

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