2% of the U.S. Corn Crop is in the Ground, USDA Reports

No Soybean Progress is in the First Crop Progress Report of the Year


By Mike McGinnis, Successful Farming

Agriculture.com - 4/5/2021


Just as an Iowa farmer sent a text to this reporter showing himself planting soybeans, the USDA released its first of the year Crop Progress Report.


As of Sunday, the U.S. had 2% of the corn crop planted, equal to the five-year average, according to the USDA.


There havenít been enough soybeans seeded to report any progress.


Weather experts see an ideal weather scenario for early planting in the Corn Belt.


In its report, the USDA indicated...


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