- September 22, 2023 – The condition rating of the U.S. corn crop was lower again this week as corn rated very poor and poor was up 2%, excellent down 1%. The September U.S. corn yield estimate from USDA for 2023 is about 4% below trend. The 2022 crop came in about 3% below trend.
- September 15, 2023 – The U.S. corn yield was lower in the September WASDE, but with an increase in acreage, the production estimate for 2023 was higher this month. The weekly crop condition rating was down again this week with the share of crop rated good down 1%.
- September 8, 2023 – The condition rating of the U.S. corn crop was lower again this week with corn rated poor up 1%, good down 3%. The forecast calls for widespread precipitation across the Corn Belt, though generally less than an inch, and cooler temperatures.
- September 1, 2023 – The condition rating of the U.S. corn crop was down again this week. The five-day Corn Belt forecast is mostly hot and dry.
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