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August 23, 2018 | Farms.com
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Soybeans Almost Finished Setting Pods

Only soybeans in Louisiana are completely podded

The 2018 U.S. soybean crop has nearly completed the podding stage reports Farms.com.

About 91% of American soybean acres have podded, the USDA’s Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin report says.

That number is up from 84% last week.

Only soybeans in Louisiana are completely podded, while crops in 10 other states are more than 90% podded.

Soybeans in North Carolina are 65% podded, which the lowest progress among the 18 primary production states.

The USDA ranked 65% of the total soybean crop as good to excellent.

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