USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report - Corn Condition Drops Again

October 15, 2019

OMAHA (DTN) -- In addition to corn condition dropping 1 percentage point this week, corn estimated as mature is still far behind the five-year average pace, according to USDA NASS' latest Crop Progress report released Tuesday.


As of Sunday, 73% of corn was estimated as mature, 19 percentage points behind the five-year average of 92%. That was slightly closer to the average pace than last week, when corn mature was running 27 percentage points behind average.


"North Dakota and Michigan are just 42% and 44% mature, while Wisconsin and South Dakota a