Corn crop starts the growing season slightly above average

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When USDA's initial condition ratings are plugged into the weighted Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index (CCI; 0 to 500-point scale, with 500 representing perfect), the corn crop starts the growing season with a reading of 387.9 points. That’s 5.5 points above last year’s CCI rating on this date and 4.7 points above the five-year average.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Corn

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Colorado (1.17%*)

4.08

NA

4.13

Illinois (14.81%)

57.50

NA

52.28

Indiana (6.37%)

24.79

NA

23.46

Iowa (18.03%)

69.86

NA

71.76

Kansas (4.99%)

19.61

NA

18.38

Kentucky (1.58%)

6.66

NA

6.23

Michigan (1.95%)

7.31

NA

6.95

Minnesota (9.62%)

37.32

NA

38.66

Missouri (3.48%)

12.56

NA

12.69

Nebraska (12.32%)

52.16

NA

49.41

North Carolina (0.74%)

2.57

NA

2.66

North Dakota (3.17%)

8.89

NA

11.77

Ohio (3.74%)

14.64

NA

13.59

Pennsylvania (1.02%)

4.01

NA

4.16

South Dakota (4.88%)

18.07

NA

19.13

Tennessee (0.93%)

3.81

NA

3.51

Texas (1.85%)

6.66

NA

7.14

Wisconsin (3.53%)

14.14

NA

14.33

Corn total

387.94

NA

382.45

 

* denotes percentage of total national corn crop production.

 

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