USDA is pegging the nation's corn crop as 76 percent good to excellent, down 1
point from last week's rating. The nation's corn crop was rated 68 percent last
year at this time. 17 percent of the nation's corn crop is silking compared to the
five-year average of 8 percent.
Minnesota's corn crop is rated 83 percent good to excellent and that's down 1
point from last week. 1 percent of the crop is silking.
lowa's corn crop is rated 78 percent good to excellent, down from 81 percent last
week.
85 percent of the lllinois corn crop is rated good to excellent, up 2 points from last
week. 40 percent of their corn crop is silking compared to the five-year average
of 11 percent.
lndiana's corn crop remains at76 percent good to excellent and 18 percent of the
crop is silking.
South Dakota's corn crop is rated 65 percent good to excellent, down 5 points
from last week's rating.
North Dakota's corn crop is rated 82 percent good to excellent, the same as last
week.
The nation's soybean crop is rated 71 percent good to excellent and that's down
2 points from last week. 27 percent of the crop is blooming compared to the fiveyear
average of 13 percent.
Minnesota's soybean crop is rated 77 percent good to excellent, down 2 points
from last week. 13 percent of Minnesota's soybean crop is blooming compared
to the five-year average of 9 percent.
lowa's soybean crop is rated 76 percent good to excellent, down 3 points from
last week's rating. 21 percent of the crop is blooming.
78 percent of the lllinois soybean crop is rated good to excellent, the same as
last week's rating. 44 percent of the crop is blooming compared to the five-year
average of 11 percent.
lndiana's soybean crop is rated 72 percent good to excellent, up 1 point from last
week.
North Dakota's soybean crop is rated 77 percent good to excellent, down 3
points from last week. South Dakota's soybean crop is rated 59 percent good to
excellent, down from 65 percent in last week's ratings.
 
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