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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Jul 1, 2013 04:28 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean progress still trail five-year average rates, albeit not by as large of amounts seen earlier this growing season, but as more beans emerge and corn starts to silk, condition ratings have improved.

The nation's corn crop is 3% silked compared to 22% last year and a five-year average of 9%, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report. "Given the slow pace, this should be viewed as modestly bullish," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

Corn condition ratings improved in the week ended June ...

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