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Agriculture

Agricultural summary

Corn harvest is nearing completion with 80 percent of the crop now being harvested. Corn harvest was 44 percent complete at this time last year while the five-year average is 44 percent. Ninety-nine percent of the corn crop is now mature.

Soybean harvest increased to 47 percent, compared to 39 percent at this time last year and the five-year average of 42 percent. Soybeans dropping leaves increased to 97 percent last week, compared to 90 percent last year and the five-year average of 88 percent. Farmers reported frost damage to soybeans late in the week.

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