The nation’s corn crop is rated 60 percent good to excellent by USDA, down 1 point from last week.  41 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 32 percent.  5 percent of the crop has been harvested and that’s the same as the five-year average.
 
Minnesota’s corn crop is rated 76 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week.  45 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 17 percent. 
 
Iowa’s corn crop is rated just 42 percent good to excellent, down 1 point from last week.  45 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 26 percent.  1 percent of the crop has been harvested.
 
South Dakota’s corn crop remains at 68 percent good to excellent and is 47 percent mature compared to the five-year average of 21 percent.
 
2 percent of the Illinois corn crop has been harvested and 1 percent of Indiana’s crop has been harvested.
 
The nation’s soybean crop is rated 63 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week’s rating.  37 percent of the crop is dropping leaves.
 
Minnesota’s soybean crop is rated 77 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week.  41 percent of the crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 30 percent.
 
Iowa’s soybean crop is rated 48 percent good to excellent and 41 percent of the crop is dropping leaves.
 
South Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 64 percent good to excellent and 61 percent of the crop is dropping leaves.
 
North Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 53 percent good to excellent and 57 percent of the crop is dropping leaves.
 
71 percent of the Illinois soybean crop is rated good to excellent and Indiana’s soybean crop is rated 62 percent good to excellent.
 
Have a good week!
 
Linda  
 

 
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