According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry edible bean condition in North Dakota rated 20% very poor, 34% poor, 35% fair, 9% good, and 2% excellent. Blooming was 88%, ahead of 76% last year, and equal to average. Setting pods was 60%, ahead of 44% last year, and near 58% average.
Topsoil moisture supplies in North Dakota were rated 45% very short, 46% short, 9% adequate, and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 50% very short, 36% short, 14% adequate, and 0% surplus.
In Minnesota, dry beans rated 9% very poor, 19% poor, 52% fair, 20% good, and 0% excellent. Blooming was 96%, ahead of 95% last year, and 88% average. Setting pods was 83%, ahead of 76% last year, and 61% average.
Topsoil moisture supplies in Minnesota were rated 42% very short, 39% short, 19% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 39% very short, 42% short, 19% adequate and 0% surplus.
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Northarvest Bean Grower – Our Mission:
NHBGA, growers representing growers through the check-off system, is North America’s largest supplier of quality dry beans. Working together to better the industry through promotion, research, market development, education of consumers and monitoring of governmental policy. Our future goals must be continued market exposure and careful monitoring of new ideas, consumer choices, and producer needs.
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