South Dakota’s corn started to dent the last week of July.
USDA says 1% of the crop is dented, ahead of average. There’s 19% of the crop in dough stage and corn conditions are 51% good to excellent. South Dakota’s soybean crop is rated 51% good to excellent with 45% of the soybeans setting pods.
Winter wheat harvest is about 75% complete, in-line with the average pace and spring wheat harvest is at 21% complete with conditions rated 42% fair.