Corn: Looking at the corn conditions, they remain at a 76% Good/Excellent rating. Ranging from down 6% in OH to up 4% in IL. SD is down another 4% to 63% G/E along with PA and TX both moving down 5%. The numbers are slightly smaller on the up side, with KS, IA, MO, and NC all up 2%. Moving to an 80% G/E rating is IL which is up 4% from last week.

 

Soybeans: Beans once again follow what corn is doing and remain unchanged at a 71% G/E rating. The Dakotas are both down with ND -1% and SD -3%. Along with KY, OH, MS, and NE on the down side at -6%, -2% -1% and -1% respectively. The most common change this week is +3% as MN, IA, KS and NC all move up for the better.

 

Spring Wheat: This week SD is down 6% to a 44% G/E rating. ND and MT are both down a percent with the total US SW condition down to 69% this week from 70% last week. MN and ID are on the up side at 1 and 2% respectively and WA is still hanging in there unchanged for another week at a 85% G/E rating.

 

Winter Wheat: Harvest is moving right along with 3 states that are done with harvest. TX, OK, and AR at 100% harvested. There are 7 more states not far behind, NC 99% MO 98%, KS 98%, CA 97%, IL 97%, IN 96% and OH at 96%. The total US Winter Wheat Harvested moves up 10% from last week to 76% harvested this week. 

 

Zachary Ulmer
Grain Marketing Intern