USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report

Iowa Corn Condition Rating Drops 10 Points to 59% Good to Excellent

Anthony Greder
By  Anthony Greder , DTN Managing Editor
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OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. corn condition was rated 69% good to excellent, down from 71% the previous week, and soybean condition was rated 72% good to excellent as of Sunday, Aug. 16, down from 74% the previous week, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. Top corn-producer Iowa's corn condition rating dropped 10 percentage points to 59% good to excellent.

Corn in the dough stage was 76%, and corn dented was 23%. Soybeans were 96% blooming and 84% setting pods. Winter wheat harvest was 93% complete.

Check this page throughout the afternoon for additional highlights from this week's report.

To view weekly crop progress reports issued by National Ag Statistics Service offices in individual states, visit http://www.nass.usda.gov/…. Look for the U.S. map in the "Find Data and Reports by" section and choose the state you wish to view in the drop-down menu. Then look for that state's "Crop Progress & Condition" report.

Anthony Greder

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