CROP PROGRESS: Corn holds at 75% good/excellent

Winter wheat 76% harvested; Kansas wheat at 98% and Nebraska at 75%.

Corn stayed in 75% good to excellent condition in the latest week, and soybeans stayed at 71% as widespread rain in the Midwest last week helped crops.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly progress report said corn silking nationally was at 56%, up from the 46% average. In the key states, Iowa was at 67%, Illinois at 77% and Nebraska at 55%.  

In Iowa, the corn was rated 81% go

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