Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
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8% of. U.S. Corn, 6% of Soybeans Harvested

The USDA’s condition rating on corn improved slightly over the past week, while soybeans held steady.
61% of U.S. corn is in good to excellent shape as of Sunday, up 1% on the week, with 95% of the crop dented, compared to the five-year average of 90%, and 59% of the crop mature, compared to 49% on average, and 8% harvested, compared to the usual rate of 10%.
63% of U.S. soybeans are called good to excellent, unchanged, with 59% of the crop dropping leaves, compared to 50% typically in mid to late September and 6% harvested, matching the five-year average.
20% of winter wheat is planted, compared to 19% on average, with 3% emerged, compared to the normal pace of 2%.
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