The harvest is still behind when it comes to the corn harvest but has made up time in the soybean harvest. The crop progress report shows 54% of the corn has been harvested, that’s down from the four year average of 72%. Last week, just 38% of the corn had been harvested.
Leaders in the Midwest are Illinois farmers reporting 73% of the crop complete and 80% in Missouri.
The latest crop condition report shows 83% of the soybeans have been harvested, that’s just 1% below the four year average of 84%. Last week, 70% of the crop had been harvested.
In the Midwest, nearly every state except Michigan is at or above the 80% mark. Wisconsin and Indiana both report 80% complete; Iowa farmers say 83% is finished; Ohio reports 85% and Illinois is at 86%. Michigan farmers report 74% of the soybean harvest is complete.
The corn condition is staying steady this week. Crop reporters say 50% of the corn crop remains in good condition; 16% in excellent and 23% fair. The condition is staying steady, it remains the same as last week.