Crop Progress Report-Corn Planting Falls Behind Average Pace; Soybean Planting Pulls Ahead of Normal

OMAHA (DTN) -- Colder weather across much of the U.S. last week slowed fieldwork and caused nationwide corn planting progress to fall below the average pace, according to USDA NASS' weekly Crop Progress report released Monday.

As of Sunday, April 25, farmers had planted an estimated 17% of intended corn acres, slipping to 3 percentage points behind the five-year average of 20%, according to NASS. Until t