USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report (July 6): Spring Wheat Keeps Worsening; Corn and Soybeans Pretty Much Retain Quality

Spring wheat conditions in six selected states continued to decline last week, while corn and soybeans pretty much held their quality.

Sorghum, by contrast, improved to 72% good/excellent for the week ending July 4 from 70% the week before, according to today's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report.

Harvest of winter wheat, meanwhile, neared completion in Oklahoma (90%) and Texas (85%) while facing rain delays in Kansas (62%) and Missouri (66%).

The percentage of good/excellent spring wheat fell to 16% from 20% week-to-week, while ratings in 18 selected states held steady at at 64% good/excellent for corn and slipped to 59% from 60% for soybeans.

For the full USDA report for July 6 and previous weeks, click here.

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