Corn Harvest 7% Complete; Soybeans 3% Complete Nationwide

Corn and soybean harvest is moving along across the U.S. this week according to USDA’s Weekly Crop Progress Report. However, we are down from the five year average in both corn and soybean harvest progress. Corn is 7% harvested nationwide, that’s up 2% from last week but 1% behind the five year average. USDA’s first soybean harvest report of the season shows that nationwide, soybeans are 3% harvested which is 2% behind both last year’s pace and our five year average. 52% of corn is rated in good to excellent condition with 55% of soybeans rated good to excellent nationwide.

Corn harvest shows Nebraska at 6%, South Dakota at 2% and Iowa at 2% harvested as of Sunday. Soybean harvest by state shows North Dakota is 4% harvested, South Dakota at 2% and Minnesota at 1% as of Sunday.

Spring wheat harvest is rolling along across the country with 94% of the work done as of Sunday. Minnesota spring wheat harvest stands at 92% complete, North Dakota is at 91% complete while South Dakota spring wheat harvest has been completed for a few weeks according to USDA.

Winter wheat planting nationwide is now 21% complete as of Sunday with 2% of the crop emerged. South Dakota winter wheat is 32% planted according to the latest report while Nebraska is 18% planted as of Sunday.

Barley harvest is 94% complete with North Dakota and Minnesota at 93% and 91% respectively. Sugarbeet harvest is only 8% done nationwide with North Dakota at 11% complete and Minnesota at 7% complete as of Sunday.

Read the full report from USDA here:

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