#Harvest15 Progress & Expectations

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    Combines are rolling throughout the Corn Belt. The September 21 USDA Crop Progress report shows 10% of corn harvest is complete, up from 5% last week, but trailing the five-year average of 15%.

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    The September 21 USDA Crop Progress report shows soybean harvest jumped up to 7% complete, which is right on pace with the five-year average.

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    In an Agriculture.com poll, 23% of respondents said they are harvesting corn with moisture content of 18-20%.

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    In an Agriculture.com poll, 53% of respondents said they will sell 25% or less of new-crop corn this fall.

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    In an Agriculture.com poll, 32% of respondents didn’t expect to start harvest until after the week of September 27.

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    In an Agriculture.com poll, 60% of respondents expect the 2015 national corn yield to be less than 160 bushels per acre.

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    The forecast looks promising for the next week. The 6-10 day rainfall is near normal in most of the Midwest, says Dan Hicks, Freese-Notis Weather Inc. lead meteorologist.

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    The next general chance for rain in the Midwest will likely be mid to late next week, says Hicks. Happy harvesting!

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