We Don't Have The Plants In The Field to Achieve Previous Yields
The latest crop progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 67 percent of the corn crop was rated good to excellent. Indiana is lagging behind with only 45 percent of its crop in that category.
Brad Matthews, branch manager of Roach Ag Marketing, says states in the eastern Corn Belt are the reason the national rating is down. He says while Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio are behind, there’s also unevenness in the stands.