USDA Crop Progress - Corn, Soybean Condition Ratings Drop Slightly

August 13, 2018

OMAHA (DTN) -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined just slightly last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday.


Nationwide, 70% of corn was rated good to excellent as of Sunday, Aug. 12, down 1 percentage point from 71% the previous week. Last year at this same time, 62% of the crop was rated good to excellent.


"Corn's good-to-excellent rating drop won't carry as much weight as Friday's 14