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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The latest weekly crop progress report released yesterday afternoon shows the corn planting doubled from last week to 12% nationally as of Sunday which is ahead of the 5 year trend of 10%. Wet weather has slowed corn planting for Indiana wih just 2% of this crop planted. Iowa has 13% of the corn planted and Illinois is not far behind at 11%. Soybean planting increased from 3 to 8% over the past week, which is sonewhat above the 5 year pace of 4%. Spring Wheat planting more than doubled from last week from 7 to 15% since last week. The Winter Wheat condition in good or excellent shape fell from 55 to 50% over the past week and poor or very poor wheat gained from 13 to 16%.