Worst Corn Growing Conditions by State

Here’s a look at drought conditions across the top 18 corn growing states as of the end of February 2024.

Data is based in the U.S. Drought Monitor maps published Feb. 29, 2024 and USDA’s Crop Progress — State Stories published Feb. 27, 2024.
Drought categories are indicated on maps below as follows:

• D3 extreme drought – Red (IA, TX, MN)

• D2 severe drought – Dark orange (WI, NE, ND, TN, CO, MI, KS)

• D1 moderate drought – Light orange (MO, NC, IL, SD)

• D0 abnormally dry – Yellow (IN, OH, PA)

• Drought Free – White (KY)

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