Corn, Soybean CCI Ratings Slip Again; Soybeans Now Below the Five-Year Average

Posted on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:17

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 slipped another 1.7 points to 354.1 points. The soybean crop dropped another 1.6 points to 355.9 points. The corn CCI rating is 14.5 points below its five-year average for this week. The soybean CCI is now 1.5 points below the five-year average – the first time that has been the case since the first condition ratings of the growing season.

 

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Corn

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Colorado (1.17%*)

3.46

3.29

4.16

Illinois (14.81%)

56.28

55.54

49.24

Indiana (6.37%)

22.57

22.89

19.26

Iowa (18.03%)

55.54

56.08

65.08

Kansas (4.99%)

17.13

17.03

15.62

Kentucky (1.58%)

6.47

6.45

5.52

Michigan (1.95%)

6.71

6.75

6.75

Minnesota (9.62%)

37.51

37.99

34.16

Missouri (3.48%)

13.31

13.28

11.73

Nebraska (12.32%)

44.11

44.48

44.24

North Carolina (0.74%)

2.52

2.44

2.33

North Dakota (3.17%)

10.88

11.58

12.10

Ohio (3.74%)

12.43

12.50

11.66

Pennsylvania (1.02%)

3.17

3.31

3.52

South Dakota (4.88%)

17.67

17.77

20.02

Tennessee (0.93%)

3.54

3.50

3.34

Texas (1.85%)

6.08

6.08

6.59

Wisconsin (3.53%)

14.16

14.16

13.60

Corn total

354.10

355.77

348.32

 

* denotes percentage of total national corn crop production.

                                                            

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Soybeans

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Arkansas (3.78%*)

13.98

14.17

13.04

Illinois (14.61%)

55.22

54.34

45.68

Indiana (7.56%)

27.20

27.58

22.28

Iowa (13.06%)

42.69

42.43

46.64

Kansas (4.68%)

15.99

16.04

15.72

Kentucky (2.25%)

9.16

9.11

7.78

Louisiana (1.37%)

4.94

5.01

5.22

Michigan (2.24%)

8.11

8.07

7.72

Minnesota (8.53%)

33.08

33.51

30.54

Mississippi (2.24%)

8.23

8.27

9.10

Missouri (6.29%)

24.17

24.10

21.48

Nebraska (7.53%)

27.18

27.18

27.99

North Carolina (1.39%)

4.87

4.91

4.61

North Dakota (5.30%)

17.65

19.18

19.98

Ohio (5.99%)

20.72

20.60

18.64

South Dakota (5.15%)

18.28

18.33

20.93

Tennessee (1.80%)

1.00

1.00

1.00

Wisconsin (2.31%)

9.39

9.51

9.03

Soybean total

355.91

357.45

340.11


* denotes percentage of total national soybean production.