The weekly crop report shows the full scale harvest is getting closer. The weekly U.S.D.A. reports finds corn maturity has hit 58 percent — which surpasses last year, but is still 8 days behind normal. The reports says the corn harvest is getting underway in some areas with 76 percent of the corn acreage reported in good to excellent condition.
The report finds 74 percent of the soybeans are in good to excellent condition. The report says the bean harvest is also getting underway in some areas.