Crop Progress – September 3

According to the Weekly Crop Progress report, dry beans dropping leaves in North Dakota is at 63 percent. That’s behind 84 percent last year and near 67 percent average. The crop is rated at 58 percent good to excellent. In Minnesota, dropping leaves is at 48 percent, behind 56 percent last year, but ahead of 39 percent average. The crop condition received a 67 percent good to excellent rating.
The Idaho dry bean crop is rated 48 percent good to excellent and harvest is at 22 percent. In Oregon, 64 percent of dry beans are in good to excellent condition, with harvest at 29 percent. A good to excellent rating of 54 percent was given to dry beans in Washington. USDA is reporting the dry bean and chickpea harvest in Montana at 30 percent complete.
The Wyoming dry bean crop is 61 percent turning color, with a 70 percent good to excellent rating. Dry beans cut is at one percent in Colorado, with a rating of 75 good to excellent. In Nebraska, 12 percent of dry beans are dropping leaves and rated at 56 percent good to excellent. The Michigan dry bean crop is rated 57 percent good to excellent, with 81 percent setting pods.