Corn, soybean CCI ratings drop, spring wheat improves

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When USDA’s weekly 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 dropped 5.4 points to 364.1. That’s now 6.8 points below the five-year average for the beginning of July. The soybean crop dropped 5.7 points to 354.9, which is 2.5 points below average for the date – the first time the crop rating has been below average so far during the growing season.

The spring wheat crop improved 7.9 points to 368.3 and is now 30.5 points above average for the beginning of July.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Corn

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Colorado (1.01%*)

3.47

3.50

4.28

Illinois (14.37%)

52.31

53.46

55.43

Indiana (6.59%)

22.01

23.27

24.73

Iowa (17.32%)

67.01

67.88

63.04

Kansas (5.41%)

19.26

19.37

19.92

Kentucky (1.80%)

5.62

6.43

6.59

Michigan (2.07%)

7.95

7.87

7.43

Minnesota (9.53%)

35.55

35.17

31.63

Missouri (3.67%)

13.40

13.58

12.49

Nebraska (12.65%)

45.29

45.79

51.65

North Carolina (0.80%)

2.17

2.41

2.90

North Dakota (2.42%)

9.41

9.21

7.95

Ohio (3.81%)

12.82

12.94

14.83

Pennsylvania (1.09%)

4.41

4.32

4.06

South Dakota (4.71%)

17.94

18.18

14.35

Tennessee (1.08%)

3.64

3.81

3.94

Texas (1.76%)

4.77

4.98

6.49

Wisconsin (3.49%)

13.66

13.59

13.89

Corn total

364.05

369.46

367.36

 

* denotes percentage of total national corn crop production.

                                                            

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Soybeans

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Arkansas (3.49%*)

13.04

13.60

13.31

Illinois (14.91%)

52.95

54.44

54.64

Indiana (7.76%)

26.07

27.47

29.03

Iowa (13.35%)

51.54

52.21

45.56

Kansas (4.68%)

16.98

17.16

17.57

Kentucky (2.31%)

7.49

8.32

8.81

Louisiana (1.23%)

4.70

4.59

4.85

Michigan (2.33%)

8.65

8.65

8.51

Minnesota (8.38%)

31.27

30.52

28.19

Mississippi (2.33%)

8.21

8.42

8.97

Missouri (6.59%)

23.05

23.51

22.48

Nebraska (7.65%)

27.30

27.38

29.61

North Carolina (1.46%)

4.62

4.37

5.12

North Dakota (4.46%)

16.49

16.49

13.33

Ohio (6.19%)

20.68

21.05

23.88

South Dakota (4.82%)

17.83

18.27

14.77

Tennessee (1.81%)

1.00

1.00

1.00

Wisconsin (2.43%)

9.48

9.44

8.95

Soybean total

354.87

360.61

351.89


* denotes percentage of total national soybean production.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for HRS Wheat

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Idaho (7.76%*)

28.31

29.16

21.86

Minnesota (14.03%)

54.14

51.76

41.99

Montana (17.83%)

54.21

52.42

41.41

North Dakota (50.14%)

192.54

188.03

124.54

South Dakota (5.27%)

19.02

19.07

12.97

Washington (4.98%)

20.11

19.96

9.99

HRS total

368.33

360.40

253.64

 

* denotes percentage of total national HRS crop production.

 

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