Corn: Total US Corn Conditions improved by a percent to 76% G/E rating. With help from MO and IL both up 4%, they are the biggest movers of this week. SD, KY, and NC are down 1% as well as TN and PA at -2% and TX down the most with a -3% move to a 68% G/E rating on the week. Over all, Corn conditions are looking better and there are 4 states: CO, NE, MN, and WI that are in the 80% to 86% range.
Soybeans: Beans are also up a percent to an overall rating of 71% Good/Excellent. MO moved up 5% to a 65% rating followed by IL and NC, both with a 3% increase. WI has the highest rating at 85%. On the downward side.. KY moved to 76% which is a -4% change and both ND and LA are down 2%.
Spring Wheat: SW went down 2% from last week. ND and SD are down 3 and 4% respectively. WA, ID, and MT all remain the same as last week and WI is up a percent. WA is looking the best at a 85% G/E rating.
Winter Wheat: Harvest is moving right along, Total US Winter Wheat Harvested is now up to 66% which is up 8% from last week and up 4% from last year. Now there are 7 states in the 90% range and AR is at 100% harvested. NC, MO, and Ok are not far behind at 98% of the crop harvested. SD made a 15% move to 21% harvested this week and OH made the biggest jump to 83% moving 27%. Looking across the board, Winter Wheat harvest is 4% ahead of last year.
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