Dry Bean Planting Progress

The weekly Crop Progress Report from USDA puts dry bean planting in Minnesota is at 46 percent complete. Last week planting was at 27 percent and the five-year average is 51 percent. Dry bean planting in North Dakota has just started at 23 percent complete, compared to 3 percent last week and well behind 48 percent average. The Montana dry bean crop (including chickpeas) is 80 percent planted, an increase from 55 percent last week. In Idaho, 77 percent of the dry bean crop is planted and 59 percent is emerged. Fifty percent of dry beans are planted in Oregon, with 20 percent emerged. Dry bean planting is underway other states at 25 percent in Wyoming, 6 percent complete in Colorado and at 18 percent in Nebraska. View the latest Crop Progress Report here.