USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report (Aug. 3): Condition of Wheat Improves Most, Followed by Soybeans; Corn Holds Steady

The portion of spring wheat in Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Washington rated to be in good or excellent condition the week ending Aug. 2 moved up 3 percentage points over the previous week, from 70% to 73%, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report.

North Dakota's crop improved the most, with 68% rated good or excellent compared to 64% the week before. Idaho's wheat was in the best condition, at 83% good/excellent.

Corn and soybeans in 18 states held steady (corn at 72% good/excellent) or improved (soybeans at 73% good/excellent, up from 72%).

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