USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report (Sept. 8): Corn and Soybean Conditions Decline Slightly, Spring Wheat Harvest 82% Complete

The condition of corn and soybeans declined just 1 percentage point for the week ending Sept. 6, while more than four-fifths of the spring wheat crop had been harvested, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report.

Sixty-one percent of corn in 18 selected states was in good/excellent condition, down from 62% the week before.

A sobering statistic coming from Iowa, one of the nation's top corn producers, was that just 43% of the state's crop was rated to be in good or excellent condition.

Soybeans in 18 selected states were 65% good/excellent, down from 66% the previous week.

To see the full USDA report, click here.

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