Crop Report Review

Corn 91 pct planted vs 95 average.

 

Iowa 1.7 mln unplanted, 1.2 mln in Minn, 1.1 Wisc, 1.0 in Illinois.

 

8.75 mln corn acres unplanted vs 4.8 mln normally.

 

With some report “catch up”, Iowa making 3 points of progress, MInn 5 pct, Wisc 10 pct. N Dak 12 pct and Mo only 3 pct.

 

Natl corn crop 74 pct emerged vs 82 ave.

 

Soy 57 pct planted vs 74 average. Slowest since 45 in 1996.

 

Iowa only 44 pct planted vs 91 ave. Illinois 49 pct planted vs 69 ave.

 

Spring wheat 80 pct planted vs 92 ave. North Dakota only 64 pct planted vs 89 ave.

 

Corn crop rated 63 pct good vs 72 last year, 67 in 2011 and 76 in 2010. Equal to 2008 rating.

 

Iowa rated 57 pct good, Illinois 59 pct good.

 

Winter wheat 32 pct good vs 31 last week. Poor 43 pct vs 42 last year.

 

Producers will attempt to plant corn until June 10-15. Weather this week and next is CRITICAL.