September 20, 2020

WEEKLY CROP PROGRESS 9/13/20

Corn and soybean conditions scores deteriorated some more this week as the fall crops move towards the finish line.  Corn conditions slid to 60% good-excellent vs. 61% last week.  Soybean conditions dropped to 63% good-excellent vs. 65% last week.  Minnesota and Wisconsin condition scores remain among the highest in the country.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)  
Corn Conditions G/E: 60% TW vs. 61% LW, 55% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 63% TW vs. 65% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 52% TW vs. 49% LW, 65% LY
Crop Progress Summary  
Corn Dented 89% TW vs. 79% LW, 64% LY, 82% AVG
Corn Mature 41% TW vs. 25% LW, 16% LY, 32% AVG
Corn Harvested 5% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 3% LY, 5% AVG
Soybean Dropping Leaves 37% TW vs. 20% LW, 13% LY, 31% AVG
Milo Coloring 85% TW vs. 74% LW, 75% LY, 81% AVG
Milo Mature 39% TW vs. 29% LW, 32% LY, 39% AVG
Milo Harvested 23% TW vs. 21% LW, 23% LY, 26% AVG
Winter Wheat Planted 10% TW vs. 5% LW, 6% LY, 8% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 92% TW vs. 82% LW, 75% LY, 92% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS  

 

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Corn and soybean conditions continued to deteriorate this week with each crop losing 1% in the combined good-excellent categories.  Nationally, corn is rated 61% good-excellent and soybeans are rated 65% good-excellent.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 61% TW vs. 62% LW, 55% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 65% TW vs. 66% LW, 55% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 49% TW vs. 50% LW, 68% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Dough 97% TW vs. 94% LW, 87% LY, 94% AVG
Corn Dented 79% TW vs. 63% LW, 51% LY, 71% AVG
Corn Mature 25% TW vs. 12% LW, 10% LY, 19% AVG
Soybean Dropping Leaves 20% TW vs. 8% LW, 7% LY, 16% AVG
Milo Coloring 74% TW vs. 58% LW, 61% LY, 70% AVG
Milo Mature 29% TW vs. 24% LW, 26% LY, 33% AVG
Milo Harvested 21% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 22% LY, 23% AVG
Winter Wheat Planted 5% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 1% LY, 3% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 82% TW vs. 69% LW, 66% LY, 87% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

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After another week of above normal temperatures with little precipitation in critical areas, corn and soybean condition scores declined once again.  Much of the decline centered on Iowa similar to last week.

Corn conditions slipped to 62% good-excellent vs. 64% last week and 58% last year.  Soybean conditions dropped to 66% good-excellent vs. 69% last week and 55% last year.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 62% TW vs. 64% LW, 58% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 66% TW vs. 69% LW, 55% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 50% TW vs. 54% LW, 67% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Dough 94% TW vs. 88% LW, 78% LY, 89% AVG
Corn Dented 63% TW vs. 44% LW, 37% LY, 56% AVG
Corn Mature 12% TW vs. 5% LW, 5% LY, 10% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 95% TW vs. 92% LW, 84% LY, 93% AVG
Soybean Dropping Leaves 8% TW vs. 4% LW, 3% LY, 8% AVG
Milo Headed 96% TW vs. 91% LW, 90% LY, 94% AVG
Milo Coloring 58% TW vs. 47% LW, 49% LY, 58% AVG
Milo Mature 24% TW vs. 21% LW, 23% LY, 29% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 69% TW vs. 49% LW, 50% LY, 77% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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Storm damage from two weeks ago combined with dry conditions across much of the country resulted in a drop in corn and soybean crop condition scores this week.  There were large declines in Iowa, but Illinois, Nebraska, and South Dakota also saw notable deterioration in conditions.

Corn conditions were reported 64% good-excellent vs. 69% last week.  Soybean conditions were reported 69% good-excellent vs. 72% last week.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 64% TW vs. 69% LW, 57% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 72% LW, 55% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 54% TW vs. 57% LW, 66% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 71% TW vs. 70% LW, 69% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Dough 88% TW vs. 76% LW, 66% LY, 82% AVG
Corn Dented 44% TW vs. 23% LW, 24% LY, 39% AVG
Corn Mature 5% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 2% LY, 5% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 92% TW vs. 84% LW, 76% LY, 87% AVG
Soybean Dropping Leaves 4% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 2% LY, 4% AVG
Milo Headed 91% TW vs. 83% LW, 83% LY, 88% AVG
Milo Coloring 47% TW vs. 34% LW, 38% LY, 47% AVG
Milo Mature 21% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 22% LY, 26% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 97% TW vs. 93% LW, 95% LY, 98% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 49% TW vs. 30% LW, 32% LY, 62% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

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Corn and soybean condition scores declined this week in large part due to the losses in Iowa in the aftermath of the storm last week.  This week corn is rated 69% good-excellent vs. 71% last week and 56% last year.  Soybeans are rated 72% good-excellent vs 74% last week and 53% last year.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 71% LW, 56% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 72% TW vs. 74% LW, 53% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 57% TW vs. 58% LW, 65% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 70% TW vs. 69% LW, 70% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Dough 76% TW vs. 59% LW, 50% LY, 69% AVG
Corn Dented 23% TW vs. 11% LW, 13% LY, 24% AVG
Soybean Blooming 96% TW vs. 92% LW, 88% LY, 94% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 84% TW vs. 75% LW, 64% LY, 79% AVG
Milo Headed 83% TW vs. 70% LW, 71% LY, 80% AVG
Milo Coloring 34% TW vs. 27% LW, 30% LY, 38% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 93% TW vs. 90% LW, 92% LY, 96% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 30% TW vs. 15% LW, 14% LY, 43% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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Corn conditions slipped this week while soybean conditions improved once again.  Overall corn condition scores declined to 71% good-excellent vs. 72% last week.  Soybean condition scores improved to 74% good-excellent vs. 73% last week.

Iowa was the big mover this week with corn conditions declining 4% and soybean condition scores declining 3% due to dry conditions in western Iowa.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 71% TW vs. 72% LW, 57% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 74% TW vs. 73% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 58% TW vs. 55% LW, 66% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 73% LW, 69% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 97% TW vs. 92% LW, 87% LY, 95% AVG
Corn Dough 59% TW vs. 39% LW, 34% LY, 52% AVG
Corn Dented 11% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 6% LY, 12% AVG
Soybean Blooming 92% TW vs. 85% LW, 79% LY, 89% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 75% TW vs. 59% LW, 49% LY, 68% AVG
Milo Headed 70% TW vs. 55% LW, 56% LY, 69% AVG
Milo Coloring 27% TW vs. 23% LW, 25% LY, 31% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 90% TW vs. 85% LW, 87% LY, 93% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 15% TW vs. 5% LW, 6% LY, 25% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

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Corn condition scores held steady at 72% good-excellent this week but soybean scores improved 1% up to 73% good-excellent.

Progress remains ahead of average with 39% of the corn crop in the dough stage vs. 20% last year and 33% on average.  Soybeans setting pods have reached 59% vs. 32% last year and 54% on average.

CROP STAGE  /  CONDITION THIS WEEK LAST WEEK LAST YEAR 5 YEAR AVG
CORN PCT SILKING 92 82 72 87
CORN PCT DOUGH 39 22 20 33
SORGHUM PCT HEADED 55 44 42 56
SORGHUM PCT COLORING 23 20 22 26
SOYBEANS PCT BLOOMING 85 76 68 82
SOYBEANS PCT SETTING PODS 59 43 32 54
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM) PCT HARVESTED 5 1 2 10
WINTER WHEAT PCT HARVESTED 85 81 80 88
COTTON PCT SQUARING 91 84 92 91
COTTON PCT SETTING BOLLS 54 42 55 55
CORN CONDITIONS GOOD + EXCELLENT 72 72 57 66
SORGHUM CONDITIONS GOOD + EXCELLENT 55 53 68 62
SOYBEANS CONDITIONS GOOD + EXCELLENT 73 72 54 63
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM) CONDITIONS GOOD + EXCELLENT 73 70 73 63
COTTON CONDITIONS GOOD + EXCELLENT 45 49 54 52

 

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The 2020 corn and soybean crops are rapidly moving toward the finish line.  Crop Progress continues to report ahead of average progress pace.  The corn crop is 82% silking and 22% in the dough stage this week while the soybean crop is 76% blooming and 43% setting pods.  All of those figures are ahead of average and well ahead of last year.

However, the surprise in this week’s report was the improvement in crop condition scores.  The scores were expected to be either side of unchanged from last week but instead showed nice improvement.

The corn crop is rated 72% good-excellent vs. 69% last week.  The soybean crop is also rated 72% good-excellent vs. 69% last week.  The biggest jump in scores came from Nebraska and Illinois for both crops.  Iowa scores declined for both crops due to dryness.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 72% TW vs. 69% LW, 58% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 72% TW vs. 69% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 53% TW vs. 51% LW, 71% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 70% TW vs. 68% LW, 73% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 82% TW vs. 59% LW, 51% LY, 75% AVG
Corn Dough 22% TW vs. 9% LW, 11% LY, 17% AVG
Soybean Blooming 76% TW vs. 64% LW, 52% LY, 72% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 43% TW vs. 25% LW, 17% LY, 36% AVG
Milo Headed 44% TW vs. 34% LW, 31% LY, 44% AVG
Milo Coloring 20% TW vs. 19% LW, 20% LY, 23% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 81% TW vs. 74% LW, 73% LY, 82% AVG
Spring Wheat Headed 97% TW vs. 91% LW, 96% LY, 98% AVG
Spring Wheat Harvested 1% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 1% LY, 3% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

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The corn and soybean crop advanced at a rapid pace this past week according to the current Crop Progress report.  Corn silking is 59% vs. 29% last week.  Soybeans blooming reached 64% vs. 48% last week.

Corn conditions were steady at 69% good-excellent this week and soybean condition scores increased by 1% to 69% good-excellent.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 69% LW, 57% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 68% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 51% TW vs. 46% LW, 73% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 68% TW vs. 68% LW, 76% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 59% TW vs. 29% LW, 30% LY, 54% AVG
Corn Dough 9% TW vs. 3% LW, 4% LY, 7% AVG
Soybean Blooming 64% TW vs. 48% LW, 35% LY, 57% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 25% TW vs. 11% LW, 6% LY, 21% AVG
Milo Headed 34% TW vs. 27% LW, 26% LY, 34% AVG
Milo Coloring 19% TW vs. 15% LW, 15% LY, 19% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 74% TW vs. 68% LW, 66% LY, 75% AVG
Spring Wheat Headed 91% TW vs. 80% LW, 88% LY, 94% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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Corn and soybean crop condition scores dropped after a week of hot weather across the country.  While the declines were scattered around the corn belt, some of the larger drops occurred in eastern states.  Corn conditions fell to 69% good-excellent vs. 71% last week.  Soybean conditions slipped to 68% good-excellent vs. 71% last week.

Crop progress forges ahead with 29% of the corn crop silking and 48% of the soybean crop blooming.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 71% LW, 58% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 68% TW vs. 71% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 46% TW vs. 48% LW, 74% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 68% TW vs. 70% LW, 76% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 29% TW vs. 10% LW, 14% LY, 32% AVG
Corn Dough 3% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 2% LY, 3% AVG
Soybean Blooming 48% TW vs. 31% LW, 19% LY, 40% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 11% TW vs. 2% LW, 3% LY, 10% AVG
Milo Headed 27% TW vs. 24% LW, 23% LY, 28% AVG
Milo Coloring 15% TW vs. 14% LW, 14% LY, 17% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 68% TW vs. 56% LW, 54% LY, 66% AVG
Spring Wheat Headed 80% TW vs. 63% LW, 72% LY, 85% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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After showing big gains last week, corn and soybean crop condition scores gave up much of those gains in eastern corn belt states in this week’s report.  The national corn crop condition scores declined to 71% good-excellent vs. 73% last week.  The national soybean crop condition score was unchanged at 71% good-excellent.

Corn silking is behind average at 10% this week and is expected to rapidly increase at the same time much of the corn belt is experiencing above to much-above temperatures over the next two weeks which is supporting prices.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 71% TW vs. 73% LW, 57% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 71% TW vs. 71% LW, 53% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 48% TW vs. 45% LW, 73% LY
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 51% TW vs. 52% LW, 64% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 70% TW vs. 69% LW, 78% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 10% TW vs. 4% LW, 7% LY, 16% AVG
Soybean Blooming 31% TW vs. 14% LW, 8% LY, 24% AVG
Soybean Setting Pods 2% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 1% LY, 4% AVG
Milo Headed 24% TW vs. 21% LW, 21% LY, 25% AVG
Milo Coloring 14% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 12% LY, 14% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 56% TW vs. 41% LW, 42% LY, 55% AVG
Spring Wheat Headed 63% TW vs. 36% LW, 47% LY, 68% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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Corn and soybean condition scores improved by 1% each this week.  There were big gains in the eastern states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan which more than offset declines in western states.  Those eastern states benefited from better than expected precipitation last week.

Corn conditions improved to 73% good-excellent vs. 72% last week and soybean conditions improved to 71% good-excellent vs. 70% last week.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 73% TW vs. 72% LW, 56% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 71% TW vs. 70% LW, 54% LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 45% TW vs. 47% LW, 73% LY
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 52% TW vs. 52% LW, 63% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 69% TW vs. 75% LW, 75% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Silking 4% TW vs. 2% LW, 2% LY, 7% AVG
Soybean Emerged 95% TW vs. 89% LW, 80% LY, 91% AVG
Soybean Blooming 14% TW vs. 5% LW, 2% LY, 11% AVG
Milo Planted 96% TW vs. 91% LW, 91% LY, 95% AVG
Milo Headed 21% TW vs. 18% LW, 19% LY, 22% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 41% TW vs. 29% LW, 26% LY, 41% AVG
Spring Wheat Headed 36% TW vs. 12% LW, 20% LY, 45% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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Corn conditions recovered slightly this week after a surprising drop last week.  Corn conditions were reported at 72% good-excellent vs. 71% last week.  Soybean condition scores drifted lower to 70% good-excellent vs. 72% last week.  Rains and cooler temperatures helped to stabilize crop conditions.

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Corn and soybean progress continues to move forward ahead of the 5-year average pace.  However, corn conditions slipped this week down to 71% good-excellent vs. 75% last week.  While Minnesota corn conditions improved, all the other large corn producing states slipped with Nebraska showing a large 12% decline.  Soybean conditions were steady at 72% good-excellent.

 

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The corn and soybean crops continue to progress ahead of the 5-year average pace according to NASS.  Corn planting is 97% complete and soybean planting is 86% complete.

Crop conditions have become the focal point of traders and they have shown improvement this week.  Corn conditions improved to 75% good-excellent vs. 74% last week and soybeans improved to 72% good-excellent vs. 70% in last week’s initial soybean condition scores.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 75% TW vs. 74% LW, 59% LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 72% TW vs. 70% LW, NA LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 55% TW vs. 64% LW, NA LY
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 51% TW vs. 51% LW, 64% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 82% TW vs. 80% LW, 81% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 97% TW vs. 93% LW, 78% LY, 94% AVG
Corn Emerged 89% TW vs. 78% LW, 57% LY, 84% AVG
Soybean Planted 86% TW vs. 75% LW, 54% LY, 79% AVG
Soybean Emerged 67% TW vs. 52% LW, 30% LY, 61% AVG
Milo Planted 64% TW vs. 49% LW, 45% LY, 60% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 85% TW vs. 77% LW, 81% LY, 88% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 7% TW vs. 3% LW, 3% LY, 7% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 97% TW vs. 91% LW, 96% LY, 99% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 81% TW vs. 67% LW, 80% LY, 91% AVG

 

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Weekly crop progress reported that May ended with 93% of the corn crop and 75% of the soybean crop planted.  Corn emerged is at 78% and soybeans emerged are at 52%.  All of those figures are ahead of 5-year averages and well ahead of last year at this time.

Corn condition scores improved to 74% good-excellent vs. the initial score of 70% last week.  The initial soybean condition scores of the year were released this week at 70% good-excellent.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 74% TW vs. 70% LW, NA LY
Soybean Conditions G/E: 70% TW vs. NA LW, NA LY
Milo Conditions G/E: 64% TW vs. (NA)% LW, NA LY
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 51% TW vs. 54% LW, 64% LY
Spring Wheat Conditions G/E: 80% TW vs. NA LW, 74% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 93% TW vs. 88% LW, 64% LY, 89% AVG
Corn Emerged 78% TW vs. 64% LW, 42% LY, 73% AVG
Soybean Planted 75% TW vs. 65% LW, 36% LY, 68% AVG
Soybean Emerged 52% TW vs. 35% LW, 17% LY, 44% AVG
Milo Planted 49% TW vs. 39% LW, 33% LY, 46% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 77% TW vs. 68% LW, 73% LY, 81% AVG
Winter Wheat Harvested 3% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 1% LY, 2% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 91% TW vs. 81% LW, 90% LY, 96% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 67% TW vs. 51% LW, 63% LY, 80% AVG

 

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This week’s Crop Condition and Progress report brought the first national corn condition scores.  The corn crop is rated 70% good-excellent led by Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota which are all rated above 80% good-excellent.

The corn crop is 88% planted and 64% emerged as of Sunday.  Soybean progress is also moving along quickly with 65% of the crop planted and 35% emerged.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Corn Conditions G/E: 70% TW vs. na% LW, na% LY
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 54% TW vs. 52% LW, 61% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 88% TW vs. 80% LW, 55% LY, 82% AVG
Corn Emerged 64% TW vs. 43% LW, 28% LY, 58% AVG
Soybean Planted 65% TW vs. 53% LW, 26% LY, 55% AVG
Soybean Emerged 35% TW vs. 18% LW, 9% LY, 27% AVG
Milo Planted 39% TW vs. 32% LW, 27% LY, 38% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 68% TW vs. 56% LW, 63% LY, 72% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 81% TW vs. 60% LW, 80% LY, 90% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 51% TW vs. 30% LW, 41% LY, 65% AVG

 

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The Weekly Crop Progress reports shows the US corn and soybean crops continue to quickly move ahead.  National corn and soybean planting and emergence are moving ahead of the 5-year average pace.  However there are regional disparities.  In general, the western belt crops are further along than the eastern belt states.  One big exception is  North Dakota where wet and cold conditions have left progress far behind and prevent plant dates are soon here.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 52% TW vs. 53% LW, 66% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 80% TW vs. 67% LW, 44% LY, 71% AVG
Corn Emerged 43% TW vs. 24% LW, 16% LY, 40% AVG
Soybean Planted 53% TW vs. 38% LW, 16% LY, 38% AVG
Soybean Emerged 18% TW vs. 7% LW, 4% LY, 12% AVG
Milo Planted 32% TW vs. 28% LW, 25% LY, 34% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 56% TW vs. 44% LW, 51% LY, 62% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 60% TW vs. 42% LW, 63% LY, 80% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 30% TW vs. 16% LW, 21% LY, 46% AVG

 

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The rapid planting pace of the 2020 corn and soybean crops continues.  As of May 10th, the corn crop is 67% planted and the soybean crop is 38% planted.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 53% TW vs. 55% LW, 64% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 67% TW vs. 51% LW, 28% LY, 56% AVG
Corn Emerged 24% TW vs. 8% LW, 9% LY, 22% AVG
Soybean Planted 38% TW vs. 23% LW, 8% LY, 23% AVG
Soybean Emerged 7% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 1% LY, 4% AVG
Milo Planted 28% TW vs. 22% LW, 23% LY, 30% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 44% TW vs. 32% LW, 38% LY, 50% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 42% TW vs. 29% LW, 38% LY, 63% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 16% TW vs. 6% LW, 8% LY, 29% AVG

 

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Producers are making very rapid corn and soybean planting progress according to this week’s report by NASS.  Western corn belt planting is going very fast with North Dakota being the exception due to cold and wet conditions.  The Eastern corn belt progress was slowed due to heavy rains about a week ago.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 55% TW vs. 54% LW, 64% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 51% TW vs. 27% LW, 21% LY, 39% AVG
Corn Emerged 8% TW vs. 3% LW, 5% LY, 10% AVG
Soybean Planted 23% TW vs. 8% LW, 5% LY, 11% AVG
Milo Planted 22% TW vs. 20% LW, 21% LY, 26% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 32% TW vs. 21% LW, 26% LY, 38% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 29% TW vs. 14% LW, 19% LY, 43% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 6% TW vs. 4% LW, 4% LY, 16% AVG

 

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Weekly crop progress showed farmers are taking advantage of good April weather and planting corn at a very rapid pace.  Corn planting this week is 27% complete vs. 12% last year and 20% on average.

Soybean planting is also getting a good start as it is 8% complete this week vs. 2% last year and 4% on average.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 54% TW vs. 57% LW, 64% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 27% TW vs. 7% LW, 12% LY, 20% AVG
Corn Emerged 3% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 2% LY, 4% AVG
Soybean Planted 8% TW vs. 2% LW, 2% LY, 4% AVG
Milo Planted 20% TW vs. 19% LW, 19% LY, 23% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 21% TW vs. 14% LW, 16% LY, 25% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 14% TW vs. 7% LW, 11% LY, 29% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 4% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 4% LY, 7% AVG

 

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