Three percent of Missouri’s corn crop has reached maturity.
USDA’s latest weekly crop update says that’s just off the five-year average of four percent.
Less than 50 percent of corn in the state is rated in good to excellent condition.
Soybeans setting pods climbed to 73 percent compared to 72 percent normally, with 51 percent in the good to excellent category.
Cotton bolls opening is at two percent compared to the usual pace of 11 percent.