91% of U.S. corn, 78% of soybeans planted

91% of U.S. corn, 78% of soybeans planted

U.S. corn and soybean planting advanced last week, despite more rain delays in parts of the Midwest and Plains. That’s expected to continue during the early part of this week.

The USDA says 91% of U.S. corn is planted, compared to 95% a year ago and the five-year average of 89%, with 74% emerged, compared to 73% on average, with 75% of the crop rated good to excellent, 11% higher than the first national condition report of 2023.

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