The 2016 corn planting season is officially underway in three states. Though national progress has yet to be reported by the USDA, a look at the individual state report provides insight into the corn planting progress made across portions of the southern Plains:
The USDA released its first Crop Progress report of the season on Tuesday. Though it did not include corn planting updates, the report showed planting progress for other crops as well:
- Cotton: 3%
- Sorghum: 13%
- Oats: 29%
- Barley: 6%
The USDA expects to begin reporting corn planting progress in next week’s Crop Progress.