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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Apr 15, 2013 03:59 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The nation's corn crop is 2% planted as of April 14, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report, well behind last year's 16% and the 5-year average of 7%.

"The key states of Iowa (0% compared to average of 3%), Illinois (1% vs. 12%), Nebraska (0% vs. 2%), Minnesota (0% vs. 2%), and Indiana (0% vs. 6%) are all running well behind due to weather. Continued deep snow in the Dakotas, an area where expanded acreage was expected, has both states still at 0%. The ...

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