The nation’s corn crop is rated 67 percent good to excellent, according to USDA and that’s down 1 point from last week’s ratings.  61 percent of the nation’s corn crop was rated good to excellent last year.
 
75 percent of the nation’s corn crop has dented, compared to the five-year average of 60 percent.  22 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 11 percent.
 
Minnesota’s corn crop is rated 75 percent good to excellent, the same as last week.  67 percent of the crop has dented compared to the five-year average of 52 percent.  6 percent of the corn crop has reached maturity compared to the five-year average of 2 percent.
 
Iowa’s corn crop is 74 percent good to excellent, up 1 point from last week’s rating.  77 percent of the crop has dented compared to the five-year average of 59 percent.
 
South Dakota’s corn crop is rated 65 percent good to excellent, up 1 point from last week.  73 percent of the crop has dented and 14 percent of the crop is mature.
 
North Dakota’s corn crop is rated 64 percent good to excellent, the same as last week.
 
The Illinois corn crop is 36 percent mature compared to the five-year average of 14 percent.
 
Indiana’s corn crop is 23 percent mature compared to the five-year average of 10 percent.
 
 
 
The nation’s soybean crop is rated 66 percent good to excellent, the same as last week.  61 percent of the crop was rated good to excellent last year at this time.
 
16 percent of the nation’s soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 9 percent.
 
Minnesota’s soybean crop is rated 69 percent good to excellent, down from 72 percent last week.  9 percent of the crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 3 percent.
 
Iowa’s soybean crop is rated 72 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week. 
 
South Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 57 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week.
 
North Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 52 percent good to excellent, up from 48 percent last week.
 
16 percent of the Illinois soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 3 percent.
 
Indiana’s soybean crop is at 21 percent dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 9 percent.
 
Have a nice week!
Linda
 
 
 
 

 
 
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