While spring wheat languishes in the fields, U.S. corn and soybeans are holding their own.
This actually represents a slight improvement in soybean condition, which was 59% good/excellent the week before.
Spring wheat, meanwhile, tumbled to 11% good/excellent from 16% the previous week.
This compares to 68% good/excellent for last year's spring wheat crop at this point in the season.
As for the top corn- and soybean-producing states, Indiana had the best corn, with 73% good/excellent and Nebraska the best soybeans with 82% good/excellent.
Illinois was strictly average, with 65% corn and 60% soybeans, while Minnesota struggled with 42% corn and 43% soybeans.
For the full USDA report for July 19 and previous weeks, click here.