Egg Industry News and Commentary

  —  Apr 12

 
Status of 2017 Corn and Soybean Crops

        

Status of 2017 Corn and Soybean Crops

The USDA Crop Progress Report released Monday April 10th recorded the start of corn planning as expressed in the table below:-

WEEK ENDING

Crop

April 2nd

April 9th

5-Year Average

Corn Planted

N/A

4%

3%

 

 

 

 

Soybeans Planted

N/A

N/A

 

 

Parameter

V. short

Short

Adequate

Surplus

Topsoil moisture: Past Week

                              Past Year

3

6

10

18

66

68

2

11

 

 

 

 

 

Subsoil moisture: Past Week

                              Past Year

3

4

13

17

69

68

15

11