OMAHA (DTN) -- In an "average" year more than half the nation's corn crop would be harvested by now and about two-thirds of the soybean crop.
But 2014 isn't an average year.
According to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress report, as of Oct. 19, 31% of U.S. corn was harvested and 53% of the soybeans. That compares to 24% and 40% a week ago.
"This report should be viewed as neutral to bullish for corn as harvest progress continues to lag well behind its average pace," said DTN ...