The nation’s corn crop is rated 62 percent good to excellent by USDA, down 2 points from last week’s rating.  38 percent of the crop is in the dough stage compared to the five-year average of 33 percent.
 
Minnesota’s corn crop is 36 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week.  28 percent of the crop has reached the dough stage compared to the five-year average of 25 percent.
 
Iowa’s corn crop is rated 62 percent good to excellent, down 3 points from last week.  42 percent of the crop is in the dough stage compared to the five-year average of 32 percent.
 
South Dakota’s corn crop is rated 32 percent good to excellent, up 2 points.  North Dakota’s corn crop is 18 percent good to excellent, down 3 points from last week’s ratings. 
 
The Illinois corn crop is rated 68 percent good to excellent and Indiana’s corn crop is rated 76 percent good to excellent.
 
The nation’s soybean crop is rated 60 percent good to excellent, up 2 points from last week.  The nation’s soybean crop was rated 73 percent good to excellent last year.  58 percent of the crop is setting pods compared to the five-year average of 52 percent.
 
Minnesota’s soybean crop is rated 34 percent good to excellent, down 2 points from last week’s rating. 69 percent of the crop is setting pods compared to the five-year average of 60 percent.
 
Iowa’s soybean crop remains at 61 percent good to excellent.  73 percent of the crop is setting pods compared to the five-year average of 57 percent.
 
South Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 30 percent good to excellent, up 4 points from last week.
 
North Dakota’s soybean crop is rated just 17 percent good to excellent.
 
The Illinois soybean crop is rated 67 percent good to excellent and Indiana’s soybean crop is rated 72 percent good to excellent.
 
Have a great week!
 
Linda     

 

 
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