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Ag Informer – Corn Planting Slowest Since 2013

Corn Planting Progress the Slowest Since 2013

As of May 1, USDA estimates 14% of the U.S. corn crop has been planted. That compares to a five-year average of 33% planted.
As of May 1, USDA estimates 14% of the U.S. corn crop has been planted. That compares to a five-year average of 33% planted.
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As of May 1, USDA estimates 14% of the U.S. corn crop has been planted. That compares to a five-year average of 33% planted. Last year, 42% was planted by May 1.

This year’s planting pace is the slowest since 2013.

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Which states are the furthest behind?

State Percent Complete 5-Year Average Percentage Points Behind 5-Year Average
Illinois 7 43 36
Iowa 9 42 33
Minnesota 0 28 28
Missouri 27 52 25
Indiana 6 25 19
Kentucky 26 42 16
Tennessee 42 55 13
Ohio 3 16 13
Wisconsin 1 14 13
South Dakota 3 13 10
Michigan 1 10 9
Nebraska 28 34 6
Colorado 13 19 6
North Dakota 0 5 5

*As of May 1, 2022

 

corn planting map

As of May 1, USDA estimates 8% of the U.S. soybean crop has been planted. That compares to a five-year average of 13% planted. Last year 22% was planted by May 1.

Illinois, Iowa and Indiana are the furthest behind in soybean planting compared to the five-year averages for each state.

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See AgWeb’s Soybean Planting Map:

soybean planting map

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