Corn dough is at 94% overall – ahead of previous years by 5-16%. Only ND and PA are reporting under 80% dented. Corn dented is at 63% overall. CO, MI, ND, OH, and PA are under 40%. NC is furthest ahead at 90% dented. Corn mature is at 12% overall. Only ND is reporting 0% corn mature. NC and TX are the only states reporting over 50%..
Corn in the dough stage is at 76% overall. This is ahead of previous years. In 2019 corn dough was at 50% for this time of year. Corn dented is at 23% and this week all states are reporting at least some corn dented.
Corn silking is over the halfway point at 59% silking overall. NC is reporting 94% silking and TX is close behind at 89% silking. All states are now reporting at least 10% silking. ND is the only state under 20% silking.
Corn silking is at 10% overall; there are still states reporting 0% silking. NC and TX are the only states over 50% silking.
Soybean, cotton, and sugarbeet planting is finished for 2020!
Corn silking is now included in the report. TX has the most progress at 55% silking, next is NC with 26% silking but then the other states are reporting 0-5%.Corn states are reporting 1% in very poor condition, 4% in poor, 23% fair, 57% good, and 15% in excellent condition.Soybean planting is at 96% with LA, MI, MN, SD reporting 100% this week!..
Corn and rice planting have finished for the 2020 season!
NC has finished planting corn for the 2020 season! The overall progress is at 93% which is higher than 2019 by 29%. IN, KY, MI, ND, OH, and PA are the only states under 90% planted.
Corn planting is nearing the end at 80% planted overall. IA, MN, NE, NC, and TX are all reporting at least 90% planted. PA has the least progress with 15% planted. This is about half of the progress they reported in previous years. ND is the only other state reporting under 50% planted at 20%. ND’s five year average is 60% planted for this..
Most states are reporting over 50% corn planted! ND and PA are the only states reporting under 10% planted. IA is reporting 91% planted; 46% more planted than this time last year! ND and PA are the only states reporting 0% corn emerged. Overall progress is at 24% with NC and TX reporting over 70% corn emerged.