Home   News

USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Still Behind.

USDA Crop Progress Report

Some Highlights:

Cold, wet weather causes U.S. corn planting to be behind the five year average pace.

As of Sunday, 29% of corn is planted, compared to 11% a year ago and the five year average of 42%, with the most noticeable delays in the north central and eastern Midwest. 7% of corn has emerged, compared to 3% last year and 13% on average.

Soybeans are 5% planted, compared to 2% a year ago and 11% on average.

31% of winter wheat is in good to excellent condition, down 2% on the week, while 38% is rated poor to very poor, a jump of 4% from last week. 29% has headed, compared to 19% a year ago and 35% on average.

26% of spring wheat is planted, compared to 21% last year and 41% on average, while 7% has headed, compared to 5% a year ago and 17% on average.

39% of pastures and rangelands are in good to excellent condition, compared to 32% this time last year.

Trending Video

Bumper Crops: Adjuvants and Pesticides

Video: Bumper Crops: Adjuvants and Pesticides

An adjuvant is an additive product that you can add to your tank mixture that typically helps with the longevity and the efficacy of your pesticide application. Watch a discussion on this topic.