May 13 Crop Progress: Corn Nearly 1/3 Planted, Soybean Planting Lagging

Bennett, Jen
May 2013
Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;5/14/2013, p3
The article reports that corn growers across the U.S. have planted 28% of the projected overall corn crop as of May 13, 2013, with farmers in Ohio, Iowa and Illinois making the most progress in getting their corn on the ground since May 5, adding that planted corn has emerged in all U.S. states except Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. It also notes that U.S. soybean farmers have planted just 6% of the projected overall soybean crop in May 13, lower than the five-year average pace of 24%.


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