Illinois is leading the Midwest in soybean harvest with producers reporting over half of the crop harvested this week.
Report shows the maturity of the corn crop is suffering the most with only 68% complete and frost dates approaching in many states.
Quality is lagging in some parts of the U.S.A. as well as the traditional harvest pace.
Crop progress report shows average of only 51% of corn is mature, 13% behind four-year average.
The Sept. 18 crop progress report shows conditions are steady for the most part across the Corn Belt, however soybeans did fall a point.
Winfield United agronomists offer detailed look at corn and soybean issues as of September 15, 2017.
Another bumper soybean crop may be on the way this fall or at least that's the way the USDA sees it.