Crop Progress – August 19

According to the Weekly Crop Progress report, dry beans setting pods in North Dakota is at 94 percent. Dropping leaves is at 21 percent, behind 56 percent last year and 27 percent average. The crop is rating decreased to 50 percent good to excellent.
In Minnesota, setting pods is at 90 percent. That’s behind 94 percent last year and 93 percent average. The crop condition increased from the previous week with a 66 percent good to excellent rating.
The Idaho dry bean crop is rated 59 percent good to excellent and harvest is at three percent. In Oregon, 63 percent of dry beans are in good to excellent condition, with harvest at six percent. A good to excellent rating of 74 percent was given to dry beans in Washington. USDA is reporting the dry bean harvest in Montana at five percent complete.
The Wyoming dry bean crop has 70 percent setting pods and seven percent turning color, with a 76 percent good to excellent rating. Blooming is at 89 percent in Colorado with a rating of 71 good to excellent. The Michigan dry bean crop is rated 54 percent good to excellent, with 83 percent blooming and 46 percent setting pods.