Indiana’s Corn Harvested at 39%, Soybeans Harvested at 57%

Cool and dry weather continued throughout much of Indiana which encouraged harvest progress for corn and soybeans, according to the latest report from Nathaniel Warenski, State Statistician with the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
So far, 39% of corn for grain and 57% of soybeans have been harvested as of Sunday, Oct. 17. That’s an increase from 27% for corn and 36% for soybeans from the week before.
Indiana corn is 92% mature. However, corn harvest for grain is behind the five-year average pace of 42%. Indiana corn is rated 58% good-to-excellent.
Indiana soybeans are rated 58% good-to-excellent. 96% of beans are dropping leaves. Soybeans are now ahead of the five-year average for harvesting at 53%.
Warenski adds that winter wheat planting progress is at 47%, which is behind its five-year average of 52%.

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