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U.S. Corn and soybean planting progress as of May 18

CORN

Corn planting pace for the past 5 years:
 
2009: 65%
2010: 89%
2011: 70%
2012: 93%
2013: 65%
 
Avg: 76%
 
Since 1985, the year with the fastest corn planting progress as of May 18 was 2000 (94%) and the 2nd fastest were 2004 and 2012 (93%).

SOYBEANS

Soybean planting pace for May 18 for the past 5 years:
 
2009: 28%
2010: 42%
2011: 30%
2012: 67%
2013: 21%
 
Avg: 38%
 
Since 1985, the years with the fastest soybean planting progress as of May 18 were 2000 and 2012 (67%).

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