from Dan Norcini:
USDA gave us the regular weekly update on the conditions of the crops during this year’s growing season this afternoon.
Here are the breakdowns:
THIS WEEK LAST WEEK
Good Excellent Good Excellent
Corn 59 17 60 15
Soybeans 60 13 62 12
Compared to last year, the corn crop is 76% Good-Excellent compared to 75% last week and 64% last year. The crop is 97% emerged compared to 92% last week and 91% last year. The five year average is 96%.
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