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Only one tenth of US corn crop at full maturity

Only one tenth of US corn crop at full maturity

As of Sunday, only one tenth of the US corn crop had reached maturity, according to the USDA.

“The number for this year is 11%. That is less than half of the average pace of 24%. It’s one third of what we saw this time a year ago with 33% fully mature.”

USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says corn conditions also took a tumble from the week before.

“Now 55% good to excellent, down three points and 14% very poor to poor that is up one point.”

Five percent

of the US corn crop was harvested at this time in 2017 and 2018.

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