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USDA Crop Progress – May 13

North Dakota farmers made planting progress over the last week, with over five days fit for fieldwork. Dry bean plantings are reported at two percent, which is near four percent last year and behind seven percent average.
 
Minnesota farmers took advantage of just over three days of suitable fieldwork the past week. Dry bean planting are at two percent, which is one week behind last year and 11 days behind normal.
 
Farmers ranging from the Pacific Northwest to Michigan have begun the 2019 planting season. USDA is reporting 40 percent of the Montana dry bean crop is planted, compared to 15 percent one week ago. Wyoming dry bean farmers have three percent of the crop planted, and planting is at one percent in Colorado.
 
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Crop Progress – May 6

North Dakota farmers made planting progress over the last week, with reports of wheat, corn, canola and other crops being planted. Dry bean plantings are reported at one percent, unchanged from the previous week and near two percent average.
 
Just two days were suitable for fieldwork in Minnesota, but farmers across the state made progress with fertilizer application and planting. A few reports of dry beans going into the ground were received.
 
Farmers ranging from the Pacific Northwest to Michigan have begun the 2019 planting season. USDA is reporting 15 percent of the Montana dry bean crop is planted, compared to six percent one week ago. Wyoming dry bean farmers also began planting with one percent complete.
 
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USDA Crop Progress

North Dakota farmers got a start on fieldwork last week. USDA is reporting progress on wheat, corn and other crops being planted. Dry bean plantings are reported at 1 percent. Just two days were suitable for fieldwork in Minnesota. Farmers across the state made progress on tillage and fertilizer application, with some wheat and corn planting noted.
 
Farmers ranging from the Pacific Northwest to Wyoming, Colorado and Michigan have begun the 2019 planting season. USDA is reporting 6 percent of the Montana dry bean crop is planted. Stay up to date on the latest Crop Progress reports by clicking here.

USDA Crop Progress Reports Begin

A handful of North Dakota farmers have tried to start planting last week. However, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says, on average, farmers intend to begin fieldwork closer to May. Topsoil moisture is rated 93 percent adequate to surplus.
 
During the week April 8, freezing rain followed by wet snow and high winds further delayed field activities in southern Minnesota. USDA reports some farmers got into the fields to apply fertilizer the week prior to the storm.
 
Farmers ranging from the Pacific Northwest to Wyoming and Colorado have begun the 2019 planting season. At this time, no dry bean plantings have been reported by USDA. Stay up to date on the latest Crop Progress reports by clicking here.