Despite a soggy spring across much of the United States, planting progress continued last week for corn, soybeans and spring wheat, according to the weekly USDA Crop Progress report. As of June 2, 91%, 78% and 94% of each crop is in the ground, respectively.

Planting rates for corn and soybeans are slightly trailing 2023 percentages but remain ahead of their five-year averages. Spring wheat is ahead of both 2023 and its five-year average.

Regarding crop conditions, the first rating of the season had good news for corn. NASS reported that 75% was in good-to-excellent condition, up from 64% at this point in 2023. Spring wheat condition rating also came in well above 2023, with a 10-point increase to 74% in good-to-excellent condition. Winter wheat was just ahead of 2023, increasing one point to 49%. Soybean ratings were not yet available.

Read more crop progress highlights here.