USDA Crop Progress Report


This article was originally posted at 3:08 p.m. CDT on Monday, Sept. 20. It was last updated at 3:17 p.m. CDT on Monday, Sept. 20.


OMAHA (DTN) -- The nation's corn and soybean harvest continued to run at a near-average pace last week, with 10% of corn harvested compared to the five-year average of 9%, and soybeans 6% harvested, equal to the five-year average, as of Sunday, Sept. 19, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday.

U.S. corn condition was rated 59% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from 58% the previous week. Soybean condition was rated 58% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from the previous week's 57%.

Corn dented was 93% and corn mature was 57%. Soybeans dropping leaves were 58%.

Winter wheat planting was 21%, ahead of the five-year average of 18%. Three percent of the crop was emerged compared to the average of 2%.

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…. 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.

National Crop Progress Summary
Corn Dented93879489
Corn Mature57375647
Corn Harvested10489
Soybeans Dropping Leaves58385648
Soybeans Harvested6NA56
Winter Wheat Planted21121918
Winter Wheat Emerged3NA32
Cotton Bolls Opening48365653
Cotton Harvested951011
Sorghum Coloring92839188
Sorghum Mature51394946
Sorghum Harvested25212628
Rice Harvested51404556


National Crop Condition Summary
(VP=Very Poor; P=Poor; F=Fair; G=Good; E=Excellent)
 This Week Last Week Last Year
Corn510264514 510274414 59254714
Soybeans410284711 410294512 37275112
Cotton17285113 15305014 918283510
Sorghum411294610 410294710 511334011
Rice12216115 13225915 14215618

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