September 21, 2020 | Monday Mycotoxin And Crop Report |

Monday Mycotoxin & Crop Report for September 21, 2020

This week's headlines: 89% of corn is in the dented stage; 41% of corn is mature; and 60% of corn is in good-to-excellent condition

This week's headlines: 

  • 89% of corn is in the dented stage
  • 41% of corn is mature
  • 60% of corn is in the good-to-excellent condition

What does this mean?

89% of corn is in the dented stage, which is 25 points ahead of last year's results and seven points ahead of the five-year average. Corn development is highly variable within some fields. 41% of corn is reported as mature while being 25 points ahead of last year and nine points ahead of the five-year average, showing great advancement. The NASS and USDA lowered its monthly corn production forecast from 15.3 to 14.9 billion bushels, due to storm damage in Iowa and drought in the corn belt states.

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