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(Posted Tue. May 28th, 2013)

Keywords: Planting Progress

May 28: Farmers continued to make up for early spring planting delays last week, bringing corn planting progress within four points of the five-year average according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released today. As of May 26, 86 percent of projected corn acres had been planted, while only 28 percent were planted two weeks prior. While progress lagged behind the five-year average by nine points last week, it …