NEWS
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon Jul 1, 2013 04:28 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean progress still trail five-year average rates, albeit not by as large of amounts seen earlier this growing season, but as more beans emerge and corn starts to silk, condition ratings have improved.

The nation's corn crop is 3% silked compared to 22% last year and a five-year average of 9%, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report. "Given the slow pace, this should be viewed as modestly bullish," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

Corn condition ratings improved in the week ended June ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
New Standards Target Poultry Pathogens
USDA Reports Flash
USDA Reports Summary
Avian Flu Confirmed in Wash. Wild Birds
USDA Reports Summary
USDA Reports Flash
USDA Reports Preview
Inspections Bullish for Corn
Rookies at Risk - 2
USDA Reports Summary