USDA Crop Progress Report
Cold, wet weather causes U.S. corn planting to be behind the five year average pace.
As of Sunday, 29% of corn is planted, compared to 11% a year ago and the five year average of 42%, with the most noticeable delays in the north central and eastern Midwest. 7% of corn has emerged, compared to 3% last year and 13% on average.
Soybeans are 5% planted, compared to 2% a year ago and 11% on average.
31% of winter wheat is in good to excellent condition, down 2% on the week, while 38% is rated poor to very poor, a jump of 4% from last week. 29% has headed, compared to 19% a year ago and 35% on average.
26% of spring wheat is planted, compared to 21% last year and 41% on average, while 7% has headed, compared to 5% a year ago and 17% on average.
39% of pastures and rangelands are in good to excellent condition, compared to 32% this time last year.