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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon Jul 7, 2014 04:17 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean development continues to progress ahead of last year's pace and conditions remained about steady in the week ended July 6, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress Report.

Corn is 15% silked, compared to 5% last week and an 18% 5-year average. Corn condition ratings were steady with last week at 75% good to excellent.

"USDA's good to excellent rating of 75% for corn resulted in a DTN Corn Condition Index of 185, up from last week's 184, up from 167 a year ago, and above the five-year average of 149," said DTN Analyst Todd ...

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