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 http://www.nass.usda.gov/…. 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|
|Soybeans Dropping Leaves||58||38||56||48|
|Winter Wheat Planted||21||12||19||18|
|Winter Wheat Emerged||3||NA||3||2|
|Cotton Bolls Opening||48||36||56||53|
|National Crop Condition Summary|
|(VP=Very Poor; P=Poor; F=Fair; G=Good; E=Excellent)|
|This Week||Last Week||Last Year|
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