The portion of corn and soybeans in 18 states rated to be in good or excellent condition the week ending July 26 moved up 3 percentage points over the previous week, from 69% to 72%, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report.
Karen Braun, global agriculture columnist with Thomson Reuters, tweeted that “Illinois, Nebraska and Kansas were among the big movers.”
The condition of spring wheat in Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Washington, also improved, rising to 70% good/excellent from 68% the previous week.
To see the full USDA report, click here.
Conditions for U.S. #corn & #soybeans surged 3 pts each this week to 72% good/excellent. Illinois, Nebraska & Kansas were among the big movers.— Karen Braun (@kannbwx) July 27, 2020
U.S. corn and soy conditions have not jumped 3 pts during late July since 2001 (they both rose 5 in this same week). pic.twitter.com/4BjHSUpyq0