Below the proportion of US corn rated in “good” or “excellent” condition, as per the USDA’s weekly assessment.

Investors had expected a 71% figure, according to a Reuters poll.

This was the first reading of the season

State Percent of crop rated good or excellent
Change on last reading
Colorado 74 n/a
Illinois 69 n/a
Indiana 72 n/a
Iowa 77 n/a
Kansas 52 n/a
Kentucky 76 n/a
Michigan 66 n/a
Minnesota 80 n/a
Missouri 55 n/a
Nebraska 62 n/a
North Carolina 77 n/a
North Dakota 72 n/a
Ohio 81 n/a
Pennsylvania 34 n/a
South Dakota 65 n/a
Tennessee 78 n/a
Texas 75 n/a
Wisconsin 82 n/a
18 states 69 n/a
Source: USDA. Condition data in percent. Change on week data in percentage points.