According to this week’s USDA Crop Progress report, corn planting nationwide is almost complete. 97% of corn is planted nationwide, tied with the five year average for this week. North Dakota still lags behind at 90% planted this week. Corn condition shows the crop at 72% good to excellent, down one percentage point from last week.
Soybean planting nationwide stands at 88% planted, up 10% from last week and even with the five year average. North Dakota soybean planting stands at 75% planted with Minnesota at 88% planted. In the first soybean condition ratings of the year, USDA says that 70% of the crop nationwide is in good to excellent condition.
South Dakota is 97% and 93% planted respectively for corn and soybeans as on Sunday, June 12th. Iowa stands at 99% and 97% respectively for corn and soybean planted as well as of Sunday.
Looking at the spring wheat crop, it is 94% planted nationwide with North Dakota at 91%, Minnesota at 92% and South Dakota at 100% planted. Spring wheat emergence stands at 56% in North Dakota, 65% in Minnesota and 86% in South Dakota. Montana shows 99% of spring wheat planted with 95% of the crop emerged.
Read the full crop progress report here: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/8336h188j/wm118v78t/0p097d73t/prog2522.pdf