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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon May 4, 2015 03:35 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report.

"Monday's report was bearish for corn due to this week's big jump in planting progress," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

Nine percent of the nation's corn is emerged, compared to 2% last week and a 12% average.

Soybean plantings increased by 11 percentage points to 13% ...

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