USDA's crop progress report for the week ended August 29 reported 59% of corn dented, in line with the 60% reported dented in the same week last year. The 5-year average for corn dented in this week was 55%.
The condition of the U.S. corn and crops deteriorated in the past week, according to USDA’s August 30 Crop Progress report. And of the two largest corn and soybean producing states, Illinois is far ahead of neighboring Iowa in terms of the health of its crops.
The condition of this year’s soybean crop was downgraded by 2 percentage points, while no change was registered for the corn crop as of Oct. 14, 2018, according to the latest Crop Progress report from USDA.
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