U.S. corn and soybean condition ratings dip slightly

U.S. corn and soybean condition ratings dip slightly

Corn and soybean conditions declined modestly ahead of widespread harvest in the U.S. Corn Belt with both rated 53% good to excellent.

USDA says soybean conditions had the greatest decline in the last week, previously rated 58% good to excellent. As of Sunday, 16% of the soybeans have started dropping their leaves, ahead of average, led by the Delta states.

Corn conditions are a decline of 3 percentage points from the previous week and slightly behind the year ago pace.

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