Corn: Although there is a lot of negative numbers across the board, the Total US Corn Good/Excellent ratio still remains at 76%. PA changed the most at down 9% from 71% last week to 62% this week. TX, CO, and OH are down 4% while SD, MI, NC, and TN are all at a -3% change on the week. There are only six states on the plus side with MN and IL at a 2% change for the better. IA, MO, KY, and IN moved up 1%. WI has the highest overall rating at 86% G/E.
Soybeans: Remaining unchanged with negative numbers across the board like corn, the Total US Soybean Good/Excellent ratio remains the same at 71%. This rating is up 9% from last year’s conditions. SD and TN are down the most this week at a -5% rating. KS and LA are not far behind at -4% on the week. At down 2% is NC, OH, and MS. KS has the lowest rating this week with a 56% G/E. Three states, MN, NE, and KY, are unchanged while WI, IA, IL, MO, AR, and IN are all up a single percent. WI has the best rating at a 86% G/E.
Spring Wheat: South Dakota is on the negative side in SW as well at -3%. ND is down 2% and MN is down a percent. SD has the lowest rating this week at a 41% G/E. On the other side, MT and WA are up a percent while ID is unchanged at a 77% G/E rating. WA is looking the best at an 86% G/E. The Total US Spring Wheat Conditions have dropped a percent this week to 68%. This is down from 71% last year as well.
Winter Wheat: This week there are five states, TX, OK, AR, NC, and OH, that are at 100% harvested. There are seven states, IN, IL, MO, KS, NE, CO, and CA, that are in the 90 to 99% harvested range. Harvest is still moving along and the Total US WW Harvested is up 7% from 76% last week to 83% this week. SD went from 53% last week to 82% harvested this week which is ahead of last year’s 36% harvested. MI is another big mover this week and is up to 81% harvested from 43% last week. Last year at this time MI was at 37% harvested. ID, MT, WA, and OR are starting to get some ground covered at 10% 20% 23% and 35% harvested respectively.
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