USDA: U.S. soybean good-to-good rate down 1% last week
Washington, September 13 News: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly national crop progress report showed that the excellent and good rate of U.S. soybeans fell by 1%. Before the report, analysts expected a flat rate of good performance.
In the 18 states that account for 96% of the national soybean planting area, as of September 11 (Sunday), the soybean pod setting rate of U.S. soybeans was 97%, 94% last week, 96% last year, and a five-year average of 98%.
The rate of soybean leaves was 22%, 10% last week, 35% in the same period last year, and the five-year average was 28%.
The soybean good-to-excellent rate was 56%, 57% last week, and 57% in the same period last year. The ratio of soybean ratings this week is 11% excellent, 45% good, 29% fair, 10% bad, and 5% bad; last week, 10% were good, 47% good, 29% average, 9% bad, and 5% bad; last year In the same period, it was excellent by 12%, good by 45%, average by 29%, poor by 10%, and poor by 4%.