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USDA: Corn planting rate half vs. a year ago

Agriculture.com Staff 04/23/2007 @ 2:34pm

On Monday, the USDA said that 11% of the U.S. corn crop was planted, down from 22% a year ago, according to the weekly Crop Progress Report.

The USDA also said that 14% of the spring wheat crop was planted, down from 18% a year ago. In its report, USDA indicated 54% of the winter wheat crop was rated good to excellent, down from 55% the previous week.

For cotton, 11% of the crop is planted, down from 21% a year ago.

On Monday, the USDA said that 11% of the U.S. corn crop was planted, down from 22% a year ago, according to the weekly Crop Progress Report.

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