Washington, August 30 News: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly national crop progress report showed that the excellent and good rate of U.S. soybeans was unchanged from a week ago.
In the 18 states that account for 96% of the national soybean planting area, as of August 28 (Sunday), the soybean pod setting rate of U.S. soybeans was 91%, 84% last week, 92% last year, and the five-year average was 92%.
The deciduous rate of soybeans was 4%, compared with 8% in the same period last year, and the five-year average was 7%.
The soybean good-to-excellent rate was 57%, 57% last week, and 56% in the same period last year. This week, the ratio of soybean ratings was 11% excellent, 46% good, 30% fair, 9% poor, and 4% bad; last week was 10% good, 47% good, 30% fair, 9% bad, and 4% bad; last year In the same period, it was excellent by 11%, good by 45%, average by 29%, poor by 10%, and poor by 5%.