According to the latest USDA Crop Progress report, corn and soybean harvests remain below average. As of October 2, 20% of the nation’s corn crop has been harvested, 2 points behind the five-year average. In the top corn-growing states, fields were unchanged with a 52% good-to-excellent rating.
On the soybean side, just 22% has been harvested compared to a five-year average of 25%. Soybean conditions remained unchanged with 55% of the U.S. soybean crop rated good to excellent for the third consecutive week. Meanwhile, 40% of winter wheat has been planted and 15% has emerged, four and two points behind the five-year averages.
Read more on harvest progress and the latest USDA crop progress and conditions report here.
More Corn and Wheat Acres Expected in 2023March 24, 2023
Measuring Feed Cost Changes on Dairy OperationsMarch 24, 2023
Corn, Soybean Oil Lead Export LeapsMarch 24, 2023
State of Emergency Declared for 74% of California after Consecutive StormsMarch 27, 2023
Grain Storage to be Costly with Additional Interest Rate HikeMarch 27, 2023