Monday’s USDA Crop Progress report shows corn harvest is complete in North Carolina. Farmers in Louisiana and South Dakota have wrapped up soybean harvest.
As of Nov. 12, 88% of corn in the top 18 corn-producing states is now harvested, up from 81% the week prior and ahead of the five-year average of 86%.
USDA says 95% of soybeans in the top 18 soybean-growing states is harvested, up from 91% the week before and ahead of the five-year average of 91%.
USDA says winter wheat is 93% planted as of Nov. 12 in the top 18 growing states, up from 90% the week prior and equal to the five-year average.
The report says 81% of the crop has emerged, up from 75% a week ago and ahead of the five-year average of 80%.
Seventeen percent of winter wheat is rated in poor/very poor condition, equal to the previous week. A total of 36% is rated fair, up 3% week-over-week. A total of 47% is rated in good/excellent condition, down 3% from the week prior.