According to the USDA’s latest Crop Progress report, 4% of corn has been planted as of April 10, compared to 1% last year and the five-year average of 4%.

Eight of the top 18 corn-producing states are reporting progress in corn planting. See Figure 1 below for a closer look at state-specific progress.

Figure 1: Percent of corn planted as of April 10, 2016

State

This Week

Last Year

Five-Year Average

Illinois

2

--

6

Kansas

17

12

7

Kentucky

6

1

10

Missouri

24

3

10

North Carolina

21

18

19

Ohio

2

--

1

Tennessee

17

4

16

Texas

46

43

52

 Click here for the full Crop Progress report or watch a recent AgDay TV segment on the latest progress: