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Status of 2018 Corn and Soybean Crops

07/09/2018

The USDA Crop Progress Report released on July 9th confirmed complete planting and emergence of the 2018 corn and soybean crops. Early-planted corn is silking at a rate 19 percent faster than the 5-year average. Soybeans planted early are blooming consistent with good soil moisture and climate conditions, leading the 5-year average by 20 percent. Approximately 11 percent of the soy crop is setting pods. EGG-NEWS and CHICK-NEWS will report on the progress of the two major crops as monitored by the USDA through the end of harvest in October.

 

WEEK ENDING

Crop

June 30th

July 8th

5-Year Average

Corn Planted and emerged %

Corn Silking %

100

17

100

37

100

18

       

Soybeans Planted and emerged %

Soybeans Blooming %

100

27

100

47

100

27

Soybeans Setting Pods %

-

11

4

 

Crop Condition

V. Poor

Poor

Fair

Good

Excellent

Corn 2018

Corn 2017

2

3

5

7

18

25

54

52

21

13

Soybeans 2018

Soybeans 2017

2

3

5

8

22

27

55

52

16

10

 

Soil Parameter

V. Short

Short

Adequate

Surplus

Topsoil moisture: Past Week

10

20

62

8

Past Year

13

24

56

7

Subsoil moisture: Past Week

10

22

62

6

Past Year

9

22

63

6