Crop Conditions
July 25, 2017

Minnesota: USDA rates 77 percent of the crop in the good to excellent categories versus 78 percent last week. 70 percent of the crop is blooming, and 11 percent is setting pods, which is well behind the 5-year average of 26 percent.

North Dakota: Dry bean crop condition ratings declined from 54 percent good to excellent last week to 50 percent this week. Twenty percent of the crop is rated poor to very poor. 75 percent of the crop was blooming as of Sunday, which is slightly ahead of averge.

Colorado: The dry bean crop condition rating is unchanged at 60 percent good to excellent this week, with 40 percent fair to poor. 35 percent of the edible beans have flowered, 13 points behind the 5-year average.

Wyoming: 34 percent of the dry beans are blooming, slightly behind average for this date. The crop condition rating is 91 percent good or excellent compared to 89 percent the previous week.

Idaho: The dry bean crop condition rating improved to 51 percent good to excellent this week from 47 percent a week ago. 49 percent of the crop rates fair to poor.

Washington: 54 percent of the crop rates good to excellent, down five points from the previous week. 46 percent rates fair to poor.

Oregon: The state's dry bean crop is rated 55 percent good to excellent and 45 percent fair to poor.

Nebraska: 58 percent of the dry beans are blooming, 10 points ahead of average for this date.12 percent of the crop is setting pods. The crop condition rating improved five percentage points to 58 percent good to excellent this week. 17 percent of the crop rates poor to very poor, compared to 23 percent the previous week.

Michigan: 20 percent of the edible beans are blooming, behind the 5-year average of 36 percent. The crop condition rating improved to 43 percent good to excellent, from 32 percent last week. Thirty-four percent of the crop rates poor to very poor.

 

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