National corn crop ratings were unchanged this week at 67% good/excellent, down from last year’s 75% g/e rating. The national soybeans rating dropped one point this week at 66% g/e, compared to 73% last year. Winter wheat condition was also unchanged at 49% g/e, well off last year’s 65% rating. The winter wheat harvest is progressing nicely at 41% of the crop harvested nationwide.
The Ohio corn condition report was up 6 points this week at 58% good/excellent, but behind last year’s 67% mark. Ohio soybeans came in at 60% g/e, up 2 points on the week, compared to 64% last year.
The 6 to 10 day forecast has warmer temps returning to most of the Corn Belt and widespread rain coverage looks to be beneficial for Northern and Central portions of the Midwest.
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