Corn and Soybean CCI Ratings Inch Higher; Spring Wheat Rating Also Improves

Posted on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:19

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 and soybean crops inched 0.7 points and 0.4 points higher, respectively. The corn CCI rating at 381.7 points is now 11.0 points above the five-year average for the beginning of August. The soybean CCI rating at 374.6 points is 17.7 points above its average.

The spring CCI rating improved 3.8 points to 377.0 points, which is 18.3 points above the five-year average for the beginning of August.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Corn

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Colorado (1.17%*)

3.70

3.63

4.33

Illinois (14.81%)

57.31

56.57

48.79

Indiana (6.37%)

23.59

23.40

20.04

Iowa (18.03%)

68.52

69.60

65.43

Kansas (4.99%)

18.13

17.78

15.90

Kentucky (1.58%)

6.29

6.29

5.60

Michigan (1.95%)

6.93

6.98

6.73

Minnesota (9.62%)

39.34

39.14

35.06

Missouri (3.48%)

13.31

13.21

11.22

Nebraska (12.32%)

48.06

47.69

44.13

North Carolina (0.74%)

2.43

2.53

2.33

North Dakota (3.17%)

12.05

12.12

12.07

Ohio (3.74%)

12.91

12.69

11.85

Pennsylvania (1.02%)

3.42

3.54

3.55

South Dakota (4.88%)

19.33

19.52

19.71

Tennessee (0.93%)

3.50

3.55

3.36

Texas (1.85%)

6.29

6.18

6.94

Wisconsin (3.53%)

14.44

14.51

13.67

Corn total

381.70

381.05

350.22

 

* denotes percentage of total national corn crop production.

                                                            

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Soybeans

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Arkansas (3.78%*)

14.17

14.43

13.00

Illinois (14.61%)

55.95

56.24

45.39

Indiana (7.56%)

28.18

27.81

23.03

Iowa (13.06%)

49.48

50.26

46.89

Kansas (4.68%)

17.67

17.39

15.15

Kentucky (2.25%)

8.82

8.78

8.40

Louisiana (1.37%)

5.49

5.47

5.13

Michigan (2.24%)

8.32

8.20

7.62

Minnesota (8.53%)

34.27

34.27

31.60

Mississippi (2.24%)

8.14

8.09

8.82

Missouri (6.29%)

23.98

23.41

20.73

Nebraska (7.53%)

29.74

29.59

27.70

North Carolina (1.39%)

4.65

4.61

4.74

North Dakota (5.30%)

18.87

19.24

19.98

Ohio (5.99%)

21.31

20.78

18.15

South Dakota (5.15%)

20.24

20.29

20.19

Tennessee (1.80%)

1.00

1.00

1.00

Wisconsin (2.31%)

9.58

9.65

9.05

Soybean total

374.64

374.29

339.28


* denotes percentage of total national soybean production.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for HRS Wheat

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Idaho* (7.15%)

28.10

28.81

25.51

Minnesota (15.18%)

57.68

57.37

61.02

Montana (15.24%)

59.60

59.15

50.68

North Dakota (51.78%)

191.58

187.95

193.12

South Dakota (5.39%)

19.36

19.09

25.98

Washington (4.49%)

17.74

17.92

17.77

HRS total

376.95

373.16

378.55

 

* denotes percentage of total national HRS crop production.