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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Apr 20, 2015 03:37 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Spring wheat planting jumped 19 percentage points in the week ended April 19, but corn planting only increased 6 percentage points in that time, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress and Conditions reports.

The nation's corn was 9% planted compared to 2% last week and a 13% five-year average. "Illinois was 15% planted and Iowa came in at 7%," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "Tennessee and Kentucky remain far behind their typical paces. Monday's report was neutral for corn as it is still early in ...

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