USDA’s Crop Progress report, released Tuesday, put U.S. corn planting at 82 percent complete. That percentage is 4 percent behind last year and 11 percent behind the five-year average. Improved weather conditions significantly boosted planting progress in Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota and Ohio, but progress remains well behind the five-year-average pace. Plantings in Illinois were 62 percent complete, advancing 42 percent for the week, but remain well behind the five-year average of 96 percent complete. Progress in Indiana advanced 31 percent, to 55 percent complete, compared to the five-year average of 89 percent. Ohio reached 76 percent complete, advancing 37 percent but remaining 12 percent behind the five-year average.