As the calendar approaches mid-August, most of the growth stages of US corn and soybeans are still above average.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Crop Progress Report said on Monday that the good/good ratings of the two crops were different last week.
In its report, the USDA rated corn as good/excellent at 71%, compared with 72% a week ago.
At the same time, 97% of the country’s corn is silk, while the five-year average is 95%.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture believes that US corn has fallen by 11%, while the five-year average is 12%.
In the United States, 59% of corn crops are in dough state, while the five-year average is 52%.
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At the same time, 75% of the US soybean crop is being sown, compared with the five-year average of 68%.
The US Department of Agriculture estimated in its report that the excellent/good rate of soybeans was 74%, compared with 73% a week ago.
In its report on Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture set the U.S. winter wheat harvest at 90%, compared with a five-year average of 93%.
According to the report of the United States Department of Agriculture, crop growth and conditions are estimated based on survey data collected weekly from early April to the end of November. “The survey on the progress and status of non-probabilistic crops includes the opinions of approximately 3,600 respondents whose occupations provide them with the opportunity to observe with the naked eye and often engage them with farmers in their county. These respondents are based on standard definitions, Subjectively estimated the progress of the crop in various stages of development and the progress of producer activities. They also provided a subjective assessment of the condition of the crop,” the USDA said in a report on Monday.
Most respondents completed the questionnaire on Friday or early Monday morning, and then submitted it to the State’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) field office via mail, telephone, fax, email or via a secure Internet website. A few reports are completed on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The report said that whenever the questionnaire was completed, respondents were required to report the entire week ending on Sunday.