CROP PROGRESS: Corn condition unchanged; soybeans slip

Many corn areas in need of rain; winter wheat 58% harvested.

The condition of the U.S. corn crop stayed at 75% good to excellent for another week, while soybeans slipped two points to 70%, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported on Tuesday.

In addition, corn silking was at 15%, up from 10% last year and the five-year average of 13%.

In Iowa, the corn rating also was unchanged at 18% excellent, 61% good, 17% fair, 3% poor and 1% very poor. T

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