Dry Bean Planting Progress

The weekly Crop Progress Report from USDA puts dry bean planting in Minnesota is at 27 percent complete. Last week planting was at 15 percent and the five-year average is 30 percent. Dry bean planting in North Dakota has just started at 3 percent complete, compared to 1 percent last week and 21 percent average. The Montana dry bean crop (including chickpeas) is 55 percent planted, an increase from 35 percent last week.
In Idaho, 70 percent of the dry bean crop is planted and 47 percent is emerged. Forty-five percent of dry beans are planted in Oregon. Dry bean planting is just getting started in other states at 1 percent in Wyoming and 2 percent complete in Colorado. View the latest Crop Progress Report here.