The national corn crop rating picked up 2 points this week at 62% good/excellent.  Corn silking was pegged at 97%, doughing at 61%, and denting at 16%, all of those being one to four points behind the five year average.  Corn harvest is progressing in the south, with Texas 42% done, Lousianna 38% done and Georgia 34% harvested.  Ohio’s corn condition came in at 58% g/e, up one point on the week.

The national soybean rating lost one point this week at 59% good/excellent.  Soybean blooming was pegged at 94% this week with 79% of the crop setting pods.  Ohio’s bean condition was up two points at 55% g/e.

The ProFarmer Crop Tour gets underway next week, with an eastern leg and a western leg running Monday through Thursday.  ProFarmer will release their official crop estimate on Friday, August 18.

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