Soybeans Almost Finished Setting Pods
Only soybeans in Louisiana are completely podded
The 2018 U.S. soybean crop has nearly completed the podding stage reports Farms.com.
About 91% of American soybean acres have podded, the USDA’s Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin report says.
That number is up from 84% last week.
Only soybeans in Louisiana are completely podded, while crops in 10 other states are more than 90% podded.
Soybeans in North Carolina are 65% podded, which the lowest progress among the 18 primary production states.
The USDA ranked 65% of the total soybean crop as good to excellent.