CROPS NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:13 AM CDT

The latest weekly crop condition report showed the percent of corn in the good to excellent condition rising by 1% to 73%.

Furthermore, using our usual ratings system where we weight the crop based on the percent in each category and assign that category a factor of 2 for very poor, 4 for poor, 6 for fair, 8 for good, and 10 for excellent and then sum the results, U.S. crop conditions as of 8/24/2014 come in at 770.

Assuming crop conditions stay at least steady the last week of August which seems reasonable given excellent rainfall and continued moderate ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Informa Sees Beans Acres Gaining
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
China Holds Grain Import Quotas Steady
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Weekly Grain Export Sales Mixed