USDA Releases Crop Progress Report for Week Ending August 27th

On Monday, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released the Crop Progress Report for Minnesota and Iowa for the week ending August 27th.

In Minnesota, corn in the dough stage reached 94%, dent stage was 51% and the crop began to mature at 2%.  Corn condition was rated 44% good to excellent.

Iowa’s corn was 96% in the dough stage, dent stage was 62% and 6% of the state’s corn crop had reached maturity.  Corn condition was 54% good to excellent.

Minnesota’s soybeans reached 97% setting pods, 25% were reported turning color, with 3% dropping leaves.  Soybean condition was 49% good to excellent.

In Iowa, soybeans setting pods reached 97%, 15% were turning color with reports of leaves dropping.  Soybean condition was 53% good to excellent.