The U.S.D.A. crop report out Monday shows there were only about three days suitable for fieldwork last week because of poor weather. Thirty-six percent of the corn crop reached maturity — which 18 days behind last year and two weeks behind average.
Two percent of that corn has been harvested — which lags 11 days behind average. Corn condition rated 65 percent good to excellent.
The report shows that three percent of soybeans have been harvested — which is eight days behind average. Soybean condition rated 63 percent good to excellent.