In 18 selected states, this included corn (rated 61% good or excellent compared to 60% the week before) and soybeans (60% vs. 59%).
Among top-producing states, Iowa continues to have the best quality with 76% corn and 73% soybeans, followed closely by Illinois with 71% corn and 68% soybeans.
Minnesota's soybeans were also rated at 66% good/excellent this past week.
As for spring wheat in six selected states, the rating improved from 68% good/excellent to 70% week-to-week.
Sorghum conditions, meanwhile, continued to deteriorate, going from 30% good/excellent to 28% in six selected states.
For the full USDA report for Aug. 1 and previous weeks, click here.