USDA Crop Progress: Soybean Condition Index-Sep 18

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Dow Jones compiles this national summary of relative crop

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conditions and index to assess changes through the crop season.

The summary and index are calculated from the USDA crop condition

reports and weighted by state crop area.

(*) denotes data for the same period the previous year.

TOTAL U.S. SOYBEAN CONDITION SUMMARY (IN PCT): Yr Ago(*)

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in pct 09/17 09/10 09/03 08/27 08/20 08/13 08/6 07/30 07/23 9/18/16

v poor 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 2

poor 9 9 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 5

fair 29 28 28 28 28 29 28 28 29 20

good 48 49 50 50 50 49 50 49 47 54

exlnt 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 19

STATE INDICES AND NATIONAL AVERAGE RATING:

(An index value of 100 is approximately normal.) Yr Ago(*)

09/17 09/10 09/03 08/27 08/20 08/13 08/6 07/30 07/23 9/18/16

Ark 104 104 104 105 104 105 105 105 104 97

Ill 95 97 97 97 98 100 100 101 99 109

Ind 96 96 96 96 96 97 97 96 94 107

Iowa 97 99 99 99 97 96 98 99 100 110

Kans 92 94 97 97 97 96 97 96 98 105

Ky 107 106 106 105 105 105 104 104 103 106

La 100 97 98 104 105 107 108 108 109 94

Mich 96 95 96 98 98 97 100 101 101 103

Minn 104 104 105 105 105 105 105 105 104 109

Miss 106 106 106 110 107 106 108 107 104 107

Mo 101 101 102 102 100 101 101 101 100 106

Neb 99 101 101 101 100 99 98 98 96 107

NC 105 104 104 105 104 104 105 102 104 102

ND 93 92 92 94 92 91 87 86 88 104

Ohio 99 98 97 98 98 98 97 95 93 98

SD 92 94 92 93 89 87 84 80 80 99

Tenn 113 111 113 111 111 108 107 105 109 109

Wis 109 108 107 106 106 107 107 106 105 115

18-state

avg 99 99 100 100 99 99 99 98 97 106

Yr ago 106 106 106 106 105 105 105 105 104 NA

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September 18, 2017 16:24 ET (20:24 GMT)