Soybean Harvest Surpasses a Third of the Crop
More Than a Fourth of Corn is Binned
By Dan Looker, Successful Farming
Agriculture.com - 10/4/2021
Reflecting nearly ideal conditions, both corn and soybean harvest are running well ahead of their five-year averages, the USDA reported Monday in its weekly Crop Progress report. Wheat planting is running at a normal pace. For the third week in a row, corn and soybean conditions remain unchanged, reflecting the crops’ maturity in many areas.
As of Sunday, October 3, the USDA pegged 88% of the crop as mature vs. a 77% five-year average...
As of Sunday, October 3, the USDA rated the nation’s soybean crop as 86% dropping leaves vs. an 80% five-year average...