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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Apr 27, 2015 03:35 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn planting nationwide increased 10 percentage points during the week ended April 26 and 2% of the crop is emerged, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report released Monday.

Fields in wetter areas finally dried enough to allow machinery into the fields. Some of that field work was done between rains. But it got done.

This surge put corn planting two percentage points ahead of last year at this time, but progress remains 6 percentage points behind the five-year average. Emergence is 4 ...

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