Corn Rating Rises, Soybeans' Falls, USDA Says

U.S. Corn Silkings is Hitting Averages.

 

By Mike McGinnis, Successful Farming

Agriculture.com - 6/22/2020

 

INDIANOLA, Iowa The U.S. corn rating jumps up slightly, while soybean conditions drop, according to the USDA Monday.

 

Corn

 

On Monday, the USDA released its Crop Progress Report that shows U.S. farmers have seen their corn crops improve.

 

In its report, the USDA estimates the corn good/excellent rating at 72%, up from 71% a week ago.

 

Meanwhile, 2% of the nation's corn is in the silk growth stage vs. a 2% five-year average.

 

Soybeans

 

USDA rated the nation's soybean planting completion rate at 96% vs. a 93% five-year average.

 

Meanwhile, 89% of the U.S. soybean crop has emerged vs. a 85% five-year average.

 

In its report, the USDA estimates the soybean good/excellent rating at 70% vs. 72% a week ago.

 

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