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USDA: Corn, soy harvest activity nears completion

Agriculture.com Staff 11/13/2006 @ 2:15pm

The U.S. corn and soybean crops are nearly all out of the fields, according to the USDA weekly Crop Progress report released on Monday.

The USDA reported 90% of the corn is harvested, below 94% a year ago.

For soybeans, 94% of the crop is harvested, below 97% a year ago.

The winter wheat crop is rated 59% good/excellent, 33% fair, and 8% very poor-poor. With 96% of the crop planted, 87% has emerged, below 88% a year ago.

For cotton, 69% of the crop has been harvested, below 72% a year ago.

The U.S. corn and soybean crops are nearly all out of the fields, according to the USDA weekly Crop Progress report released on Monday.

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