Initial Corn CCI Rating Well Under Year-Ago and the Five-Year Average

Posted on 06/10/2019 3:28 PM

When USDA's weekly initial crop condition ratings of the spring are plugged into the weighted Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index (CCI; 0 to 500 point scale, with 500 representing perfect), the corn crop registered a 353.4 reading. That’s 39.4 points below last year at this time and 30.2 points below the five-year average for this week.

Pro Farmer Crop Condition Index for Corn

 

This Week

Last week

Year-ago

Colorado (1.14%*)

4.22

NA

4.34

Illinois (15.25%)

51.38

NA

60.43

Indiana (6.49%)

22.57

NA

24.12

Iowa (17.78%)

62.77

NA

72.44

Kansas (4.60%)

15.39

NA

16.45

Kentucky (1.48%)

5.84

NA

6.07

Michigan (2.08%)

6.79

NA

8.49

Minnesota (9.93%)

35.95

NA

42.42

Missouri (3.60%)

10.54

NA

12.56

Nebraska (11.70%)

44.48

NA

46.48

North Carolina (0.76%)

2.44

NA

2.53

North Dakota (3.20%)

12.26

NA

11.28

Ohio (3.85%)

13.73

NA

14.99

Pennsylvania (0.91%)

3.58

NA

3.44

South Dakota (5.30%)

18.49

NA

20.16

Tennessee (0.82%)

3.14

NA

3.33

Texas (1.87%)

7.16

NA

6.65

Wisconsin (3.69%)

12.94

NA

15.11

Corn total

353.35

NA

392.75

* denotes percentage of total national corn crop production.

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