Corn “Good-to-Excellent” conditions were lowered to 61% from 62% the previous week and compared to 76% last year. Below are some specifics regarding current corn crop-conditions and comparisons to last week and last year.

States “IMPROVING” 

Colorado raised by +9% to 66% vs 83% last year 

Pennsylvania raised by +8% to 88% vs 60% last year

Indiana raised by +2% to 49% vs 77% last year

Kentucky raised by +1% to 80% vs 75% last year

Minnesota raised by +1% to 81% vs 85% last year 

North Carolina raised by +1% to 76% vs 64% last year

Ohio raised by +1% to 57% vs. 54% last year 

South Dakota raised by +1% to 29% vs 58% last year

States “UNCHANGED” 

Illinois “unchanged” at 63% vs 83% last year 

Michigan “unchanged” at 69% vs 58% last year  

Nebraska “unchanged” at 61% vs 77% last year

Wisconsin “unchanged” at 70% vs 87% last year

States “DETERIORATING”   

North Dakota lowered by -5% to 39% vs 79% last year

Texas lowered by -5% to 69% vs 57% last year

Tennessee lowered by -4% to 82% vs 64% last year 

Missouri lowered by -2% to 61% vs 76% last year

Kansas lowered by -3% to 57% vs 67% last year

Iowa lowered by -2% to 65% vs 83% last year

For Soybeans, the USDA raised crop conditions to 59% now rated “Good-to-Excellent” versus 57% last week and 72% last year.  Below are some specifics regarding current corn crop-conditions and comparisons to last week and last year.

States “IMPROVING” 

Illinois raised higher by + 7% to 66% vs 77% last year 

Mississippi raised by +7% to 69% vs 70% last year

Indiana raised by +4% to 51% vs 71% last year 

Kentucky raised by +3% to 73% vs 71% last year 

South Dakota raised by +3% to 28% vs 60% last year

Louisiana raised by +2% to 85% vs 79% last year 

Missouri raised by +2% to 65% vs 70% last year 

Wisconsin raised by +2% to 74% vs 88% last year

Arkansas raised by +1% to 70% vs 58% last year

Michigan raised by +1% to 66% vs 58% last year 

Minnesota raised by +1% to 73% vs 80% last year

Nebraska raised +1% to 60% vs 76% last year 

Ohio raised by +1% to 48% vs 58% last year 

States “DETERIORATING”

North Dakota lowered by -7% to 34% vs 73% last year

North Carolina lowered by -7% to 64% vs 68% last year

Tennessee lowered by -7% to 72% vs 74% last year

Kansas lowered by -4% to 51% vs. 58% last year 

Iowa lowered by -2% to 60% vs 83% last year