USDA Weekly Crop Progress

April 12, 2017

US Corn Planting Progress Debuts at 3%


OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. corn planting progress debuted at 3% complete in USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday afternoon. That was one percentage point behind last year's pace of 4% and equal to the five-year average pace of 3%.


USDA's corn planting estimate should be viewed as neutral for the corn market, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.