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U.S. corn harvest lags year-ago pace

11/12/2013 @ 3:57pm

The U.S. farmers will have to work hard to get completely finished harvesting crops before Thanksgiving arrives.

On Monday, the USDA announced that the U.S. corn crop is just 84% harvested, below 97% a year ago, but ahead of the five-year average of 78%.

For soybeans, the U.S. crop is 91% harvested, compared to 95% this time a year ago and a 92% five-year average.

In its report, the USDA reported that the U.S. winter wheat crop is 84% emerged, vs. a 78% year-ago average and a 80% five-year average. Plus, the winter wheat crop is rated as 5% very poor-poor, 30% fair, and 65% good/excellent.


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