Weekly Crop Progress Report- 8/8/22- Corn and Soybean Ratings Fall Nationwide

Corn and soybean condition ratings nationwide fell by three points and one point respectively, according to USDA’s Weekly Crop Progress report. Corn ratings nationwide fell to 58% good to excellent while soybeans fell to 59% good to excellent as of Sunday, August 7th, 2022. Spring wheat nationwide is six points to 64% good to excellent as well as of Sunday. Winter wheat harvest is 86% complete.

North Dakota corn fell seven points this week to 72% good to excellent, South Dakota corn fell six points to 59% good to excellent while Minnesota corn was down one point to 62% good to excellent. Iowa corn continued to fall, down three points to 73% good to excellent while  Illinois corn ratings went up one point to 75% good to excellent. Nebraska fell four points to 50% good to excellent on corn.

North Dakota soybeans fell four points to 59% good to excellent, South Dakota soybeans are down five points to 60% good to excellent and Minnesota soybeans are down three points on the week to 63% good to excellent. Soybeans in Iowa went down two points to 71% good to excellent, Nebraska down three points to 54% good to excellent and Illinois was two points higher at 70% good to excellent.

Spring wheat in North Dakota is 74% good to excellent, Minnesota is at 74% good to excellent and South Dakota is at 47% good to excellent.

Read the full report here: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/8336h188j/pg15cn04c/794095171/prog3322.pdf