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Fifteen percent of the U.S. corn crop is harvested, and soybean harvest is 20% completed, according to Monday’s USDA-NASS Crop Progress report. The corn progress is about on the normal pace while soybean harvest is about five percent ahead of normal, Monday’s report showed. Crop maturation also gained momentum in the last week, with 75% of the nation’s corn crop mature compared to the previous 65% five-year average. Soybean maturation is six percent ahead of the normal maturation pace. The most notable harvest gains of the last week came in Iowa and Nebraska, where farmers are 30% and 29% done with soybean harvest, well ahead of the normal pace of eight and 13%, respectively. See more from Monday’s report.

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