USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report (Sept. 14): As Corn Harvest Begins, Outlook Continues to Disappoint

As corn harvest began in several states, its condition continued to worsen for the week ending Sept. 13 and the poor outlook in some key states did not improve, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report.

Sixty percent of the corn in 18 selected states was in good/excellent condition, down from 61% the week before.

In Iowa and Ohio, less than 50% of the corn crop (42% for Iowa, 49% for Ohio) achieved that rating.

Meanwhile, soybeans in 18 selected states were 63% good/excellent, down from 65% the previous week.

As for wheat, 92% of spring wheat had been harvested in six selected states, and 10% of winter wheat had been planted in 18 selected states.

To see the full USDA report, click here.

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