USDA Crop Progress: Soybean Condition Index-Oct 2

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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 10/01 09/24 09/17 09/10 09/03 08/27 08/20 08/13 08/6 10/02/16

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

poor 9 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 9 5

fair 28 28 29 28 28 28 28 29 28 19

good 48 49 48 49 50 50 50 49 50 54

exlnt 12 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 20

STATE INDICES AND NATIONAL AVERAGE RATING:

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

10/01 09/24 09/17 09/10 09/03 08/27 08/20 08/13 08/6 10/02/16

Ark 104 104 104 104 104 105 104 105 105 97

Ill 98 96 95 97 97 97 98 100 100 109

Ind 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 97 97 107

Iowa 99 98 97 99 99 99 97 96 98 110

Kans 91 91 92 94 97 97 97 96 97 105

Ky 106 107 107 106 106 105 105 105 104 106

La 100 100 100 97 98 104 105 107 108 94

Mich 92 94 96 95 96 98 98 97 100 104

Minn 104 104 104 104 105 105 105 105 105 111

Miss 108 108 106 106 106 110 107 106 108 107

Mo 101 100 101 101 102 102 100 101 101 107

Neb 101 101 99 101 101 101 100 99 98 108

NC 106 108 105 104 104 105 104 104 105 100

ND 94 95 93 92 92 94 92 91 87 106

Ohio 98 99 99 98 97 98 98 98 97 98

SD 94 94 92 94 92 93 89 87 84 100

Tenn 112 114 113 111 113 111 111 108 107 109

Wis 107 108 109 108 107 106 106 107 107 114

18-state

avg 99 99 99 99 100 100 99 99 99 106

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

Write to Rodney Christian at csstat@dowjones.com

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October 02, 2017 16:31 ET (20:31 GMT)