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USDA Report: U.S. Crops Stumble to Finish Line

Report notes U.S. corn as 25% mature, above 19% five-year average

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According to Monday's USDA Crop Progress Report, the U.S. corn and soybean crops have recorded yet another week of failing ratings, reports Successful Farming.

CORN: In its report, the USDA’s estimate of corn with a good/excellent rating is 61% vs. 62% a week ago and 55% a year ago. The USDA has pegged U.S. corn as 25% mature, above a 19% five-year average.

SOYBEANS: USDA rated 20% of the U.S. soybean crop is dropping leaves vs. a 16% five-year average. In its report, the USDA estimates the soybean good/excellent rating at 65% vs. 66% a week ago, and 55% a year ago.

WHEAT: In its report Monday, the USDA rated the U.S. winter wheat crop as 5% planted vs. an 3% five-year average.

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