crops progress en USDA releases crops progress report <p>According to the USDA&#39;s crops progress report, which was released on Monday, in Missouri, 83 percent of the corn acreage and 72 percent of soybeans are in very poor or poor condition. Both figures are the worst for any major agricultural state. Optimism for a good corn yield is dwindling, but Southeast Missouri State University&rsquo;s Michael Aide says there is still hope for soybeans.<br /> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:29:24 +0000 Jacob McCleland 18523 at USDA releases crops progress report