USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report - Corn 97% Planted; Soybeans 86% Planted

June 8, 2020

OMAHA (DTN) -- Warmer, drier weather across much of the central U.S. the first week of June allowed farmers to push ahead with planting and also aided crop emergence, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday.


NASS estimated that 97% of the nation's intended corn crop was planted as of Sunday, June 8, a gain of 4 percentage points from the previous week's 93%. This year's current progress is 19 percentage points ahead of last year at the same time and 3 percentage points ahead of the five-year