Today, USDA released its Crop Progress report for Sept. 27, 2015.

According to the latest data, both corn and soybean harvest is underway in each of the 18 states that harvested 94% of corn acreage and 92% of soybean acreage in 2014.

Overall, through Sept. 27, 18% of corn acres had been harvested. This compares with 10% the previous week and 11% on the same date a year ago. The 5-year average was 23% of corn acres harvested by this date 2010-2014.

USDA rated corn conditions to be 19% “excellent,” 49% “good,” 22% “fair,” 7% “poor” and 3% “very poor.” This represents no change from the previous week. A year ago at this time, 23% of corn acres were reported as “excellent,” 51% “good,” 19% “fair,” 5% “poor” and 2% “very poor.”

The condition of the U.S. soybean crop was reported as 15% “excellent,” 47% “good,” 26% “fair,” 9% “poor” and 3% “very poor.”

USDA reports that 21% of soybean acres have been harvested. This is up from 7% the week before and 9% a year ago on this date. The 5-year average of soybeans harvested by Sept. 27 (2010-2014) is 16%.