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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon Aug 31, 2015 03:32 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn condition ratings dropped slightly while soybean conditions held steady in the week ended Aug. 30, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report.

Sixty percent of the nation's corn crop is in the dent stage and 9% is mature, compared to 39% and not available last week and five-year averages of 60% and 15%. Corn was rated 68% good to excellent, compared to 69% last week.

"These condition ratings resulted in a 1-point decline in DTN's Corn Condition Index to 164, which is still above the five-year average of 120," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "Monday's report ...

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