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U.S. Corn, Soybean Harvests Set to Wrap Up, USDA Says

Some Midwestern states remain behind on corn harvest.

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The soybean harvest is all but finished, while the corn harvest is still 10% from being over. Both trail five-year averages.

CORN

In its weekly Crop Progress Report Monday, the USDA pegged the U.S. corn harvest at 90% complete, compared with the 95% five-year average.

In Wisconsin, the corn harvest was 69% finished, behind an 85% five-year average, the USDA said. In Indiana, 87% was collected, compared with a 95% five-year average.

Meanwhile, Wisconsin growers have just 69% of their corn harvested vs. the 85% five-year average. And Ohio corn farmers have just 79% of their crops out of the field vs. a 91% five-year average.

SOYBEANS

The U.S. soybean harvest, meanwhile, was 96% finished, slightly behind a five-year average of 97%, the USDA said in today’s report.

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