The quality of the U.S. corn crop declined yet another percentage point as harvest began in top-producing states during the week ending Sept. 12.
Soybeans and sorghum, meanwhile, each held steady at 57% good/excellent (soybeans in 18 selected states and sorghum in six).
Indiana widened its lead in corn quality among top-producing states, with 69% good/excellent corn and 67% good/excellent soybeans.
Nebraska pulled into second place on corn (66% good/excellent) but had best best soybeans, rated at 69% good/excellent.
Illinois came in third with 62% good/excellent corn and 61% soybeans.
Iowa's ratings were 59% good/excellent corn and 62% soybeans.
For the full USDA report for Sept. 13 and previous weeks, click here.