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.