The nation’s corn crop is rated 55 percent good to excellent by USDA, the same as last week.  68 percent of the crop was rated good to excellent last year.

68 percent of the corn crop has dented compared to the five-year average of 87 percent.

18 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 39 percent.

4 percent of the nation’s corn crop has been harvested compared to the five-year average of 7 percent.

 

Minnesota’s corn crop is rated 52 percent good to excellent, down from 55 percent last week.  59 percent of the crop has dented compared to the five-year average of 88 percent.  2 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 23 percent. 

 

Iowa’s corn crop is rated 65 percent good to excellent, up 2 points from last week.

74 percent of Iowa’s corn crop has reached the dent stage compared to the five-year average of 89 percent.  8 percent of the crop is mature compared to the five-year average of 34 percent.

 

South Dakota’s corn crop is 50 percent dented compared to the five-year average of 84 percent.

 

North Dakota’s corn crop is just 38 percent dented compared to the five-year average of 78 percent.

 

The Illinois corn crop is 67 percent dented compared to the five-year average of 94 percent.

 

59 percent of the Indiana corn crop has dented compared to the five-year average of 86 percent.

 

The nation’s soybean crop is rated 54 percent good to excellent by USDA, down 1 point from last week.  67 percent of the soybean crop was rated good to excellent last year at this time.

15 percent of the nation’s soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 38 percent.

 

Minnesota’s soybean crop is rated 55 percent good to excellent, down 4 points from last week’s ratings.

14 percent of Minnesota’s soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 38 percent.

 

Iowa’s soybean crop is rated 63 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week’s rating.  5 percent of the crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 29 percent.

 

South Dakota’s soybean crop is at just 9 percent dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 51 percent.

 

42 percent of North Dakota’s soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 64 percent.

 

3 percent of the Illinois soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 33 percent.

 

5 percent of Indiana’s soybean crop is dropping leaves compared to the five-year average of 44 percent.

 

Minnesota’s spring wheat crop is 83 percent harvested compared to the five-year average of 95 percent.

 

Have a great week!

Linda   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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