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The most recent USDA Crop Progress Report revealed corn and soybean harvests slowly made progress this past week but remain behind their five-year average. Below is a breakdown of data as of Sunday, September 25th.

Corn: Harvest progressed 5% from prior week to 12%. That is 5% behind prior year and 2% behind the five-year average. Iowa is at 5% complete and Illinois 6%. Dented estimates are at 92% and 58% mature. 52% was rated good to excellent.

Soybeans: Harvest progressed to 8%, up from 5% from prior week. This sits 7% behind the prior year and 5% behind the five-year average. Iowa is at 2% complete and Illinois 7%. 55% was rated good to excellent. 63% of soybeans are dropping leavings, just below the five-year average.

Read more highlights from the latest USDA Crop Progress Report.


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