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Dry Bean Harvest Progress – October 26

Colorado – Harvest was 92% complete, ahead of 85% last year.
 
Michigan – Harvest was 93% complete, ahead of 76% last year and 87% average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.
2018 harvest w/ tractor.

Harvest Progress Report – September 14

North Dakota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 90%, ahead of 82% last year and equal to average. Harvested was 29%, ahead of 12% last year, but behind 38% average.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 85%, ahead of 76% last year and behind 88% average. Harvested was 20%, ahead of 10% last year, but behind 34% average.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible beans cut are 47%, ahead of 26% last year and 41% average. Harvested was 21%, ahead of 6% last year and 15% average.
 
Colorado – Dry edible beans cut are 33%, ahead of 17% last year, but behind 36% average. Harvest has just begun at 5% complete, behind 7% last year and 15 average.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 75%, well ahead of 52% last year. Harvested was 26%, ahead of 8% last year.
 
Michigan – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 68%, ahead of 42% last year and 52% average.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean harvest was 31% complete. That is behind 34% last year and 61% average.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean harvest was 28% complete. That is behind 45% last year and 62% average.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean harvest was 53% complete. That compares to 26% last year and 62% percent average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.
2018 harvest w/ tractor.

Harvest Progress Report – September 8

North Dakota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 78%, ahead of 73% last year, but near 80% average. Harvested was 11%, ahead of 6% last year, but behind 24% average.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 62%, equal to 62% last year and behind 68% average. Harvested was 10%, ahead of 4% last year, but behind 14% average.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible beans turning color was 69%, behind 78% last year and 79% average. 40% are cut, ahead of 5% last year and 23% average. Harvested was 14%.
 
Colorado – Dry edible beans cut are 16%, ahead of 5% last year, but behind 21% average. Harvest has just begun at 2% complete.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 45%, well ahead of 25% last year. Harvested was 25%.
 
Michigan – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 37%, ahead of 15% last year and 27% average. Maturity was 1%.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean harvest was 15% complete. That is behind 25% last year and 43% average.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean harvest was 17% complete. That is behind 40% last year and 52% average.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean harvest was 48% complete. That compares to 17% last year and 46% percent average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.
2018 harvest w/ tractor.

Harvest Progress Report – August 31

North Dakota – Dry edible beans setting pods was 95%. Dropping leaves was 49%, behind 56% last year and 63% average. Harvested was 2%, near 1% last year, but behind 10% average.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 42%, ahead of 39% last year and 39% average. No harvest progress was reported to USDA this past week.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible beans turning color was 58%, compared to 53% last year and 56% average. 22% are cut, ahead of 1% last year and 8% average.
 
Colorado – Dry edible beans cut are 7%, behind 1% last year and 10% average.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 31%, well ahead of 9% last year. Harvested was 2%.
 
Michigan – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 18%, ahead of 4% last year.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean harvest was 4% complete. That is behind 20% last year and 28% average.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean harvest was 8% complete. That is behind 28% last year and 35% average.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean harvest was 31% complete. That compares to 14% last year and 35% percent average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.

Crop Progress Report – August 24

North Dakota – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 6% poor, 27% fair, 49% good, and 15% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 95%. Setting pods was 88%, behind 97% last year. Dropping leaves was 21%, behind 34% last year, and well behind 43% average.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 29%, ahead of 11% last year and 15% average. Dry bean condition improved to 82% good to excellent
 
Wyoming – Dry edible bean condition rated 13% fair and 87% good. Turning color was 41%, compared to 26% last year and 35% average. 7% are cut.
 
Colorado – Dry edible bean condition rated 25% poor to very poor and 34% good to excellent. Blooming was 98%, behind of 93% last year, and 1% are cut.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible bean condition rated 9% very poor to poor and 50% good to 69 excellent. Setting pods was 90%, near 87% last year. Dropping leaves was 22%.
 
Michigan – Dry edible bean condition rated 13% poor to very poor and 52% good to excellent. Setting pods was 89% complete, ahead of 60% last year and 75% average. Dropping leaves was 4%.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean harvest was 3% complete. That compares to 12% last year and 12% average.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean harvest was 4% complete. That compares to 20% last year and 23% average.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean harvest was 30% complete. That compares to 29% last week.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.
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Crop Progress Report – August 17

North Dakota – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 5% poor, 29% fair, 55% good, and 8% excellent. Blooming was 92%. Setting pods was 79%, behind 89% last year. Dropping leaves was 10%, behind 16% last year and 22% average.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible beans setting pods were nearly complete at 99%, ahead of 88% last year 93% average. Dropping leaves was 13%, ahead of 1% last year and 4% average. Dry bean condition improved to 81% good to excellent.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible bean condition rated 10% fair and 90% good. Setting pods was 91%, compared to 63% last year and 65% average.15% have turned colored, compared to 5% last year and 15% average.
 
Colorado – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 23% poor, 44% fair, and 30% good. Blooming was 93%, behind of 96% last year.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean harvest was 2% complete. That compares to 2% last year and 3% average.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean harvest was 1% complete. That compares to 5% last year and 9% average.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean harvest was 29% complete. That compares to 5% last week.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible bean condition rated 1% very poor, 8% poor, 22% fair, 50% good, and 19% excellent. Blooming was 93%, near 91% last year. Setting pods was 83%, ahead of 67% last year. Dropping leaves was 7%.
 
Michigan – Dry edible bean condition rated 5% very poor, 7% poor, 29% fair, 41% good, and 18% excellent. Setting pods was 70% complete, ahead of 43% last year and 63% average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.

Dry Bean Scene

In this week’s Dry Bean Scene, get a crop update from the Benson, Minnesota area. This program on the Red River Farm Network is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Crop Progress Report – August 10

North Dakota – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 9% poor, 24% fair, 53% good, and 11% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 87%, behind 93% last year. Setting pods was 66%, behind 75% last year and 79% average. Dropping leaves was 4%, near 2% last year.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible bean setting pods reached 94%. That’s ahead of 76% last year and 85% average. Condition declined to 80% good to excellent. 20% are in poor to fair condition.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible bean condition rated 19% fair and 81% good. Blooming was 96%. Setting pods was 78%, compared to 42% last year and 41% average. 3% have turned colored.
 
Colorado – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 23% poor, 44% fair, and 30% good. Blooming was 82%, ahead of 74% last year and behind 79% average.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean condition rated 6% poor, 25% fair, 67% good, and 2% excellent.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean condition rated 2% very poor, 6% poor, 14% fair, 60% good, and 18% excellent.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 18% fair, 63% good, and 18% excellent. 5% of the beans are harvested.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible bean condition rated 4% poor, 20% fair, 57% good, and 19% excellent. Blooming was 92%, ahead of 79% last year. Setting pods was 55%, ahead of 39% last year.
 
Michigan – Dry edible bean condition rated 6% very poor, 10% poor, 38% fair, 30% good, and 16% excellent. Setting pods was 55% complete, ahead of 18% last year and 41% average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.

Crop Progress Report – August 3

North Dakota – Dry edible bean condition rated 4% very poor, 9% poor, 23% fair, 52% good, and 12% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 77%, behind 85% last year and 90% average.Setting pods was 47%, behind 59% last year and 63% average.

Minnesota – Dry edible bean blooming progress was just about complete at 96%, with 79% setting pods. That’s ahead of 52% last year and 63% average. Condition improved to 84% good to excellent and 1% poor.

Wyoming – Dry edible bean condition rated 20% fair and 80% good. Blooming was 86%. Setting pods was 49%, compared to 29% last year and 27% average.

Colorado – Dry edible bean condition rated 3% very poor, 23% poor, 38% fair, and 36% good. Blooming was 61%, ahead of 56% last year and behind 66% average.

Idaho – Dry edible bean condition rated 6% poor, 19% fair, 69% good, and 6% excellent.

Oregon – Dry edible bean condition rated 2% very poor, 6% poor, 14% fair, 60% good, and 18% excellent.

Washington – Dry edible bean condition rated 1 % very poor, 1% poor, 18% fair, 63% good, and 17% excellent.

Nebraska – Dry edible bean condition rated 1% poor, 13% fair, 71% good, and 15% excellent. Blooming was 73%, ahead of 55% last year. Setting pods was 38%, ahead of 19% last year.

Michigan – Dry edible bean condition rated 7% very poor, 11% poor, 39% fair, 28% good, and 15% excellent. Blooming was 95% complete and setting pods was 16% complete.

View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.

Crop Progress Report – July 27

North Dakota – Dry edible bean condition rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 26% fair, 48% good, and 12% excellent. Blooming was 71%, behind 77% last year and 81% average. Setting pods was 26%, behind 35% last year.
 
Minnesota – Dry edible bean condition rated 1% poor, 18% fair, 67% good, and 14% excellent. Blooming was 88%, ahead of 64% last year and 79% average. Setting pods was 57%, compared to 27% last year and 35% average.
 
Wyoming – Dry edible bean condition rated 19% fair and 81% good. Blooming was 57%, ahead of 56% last year and 41% average. Setting pods was 20%, compared to 9% last year and 13% average.
 
Colorado – Dry edible bean condition rated 4% very poor, 20% poor, 32% fair, 43% good, and 1% excellent. Blooming was 41%, ahead of 38% last year and behind 51% average.
 
Idaho – Dry edible bean condition rated 5% poor, 20% fair, 67% good, and 8% excellent.
 
Oregon – Dry edible bean condition rated 2% very poor, 4% poor, 14% fair, 60% good, and 20% excellent.
 
Washington – Dry edible bean condition rated 1 % very poor, 1% poor, 20% fair, 61% good, and 17% excellent.
 
Nebraska – Dry edible bean condition rated 1% very poor, 1% poor, 15% fair, 68% good, and 15% excellent. Blooming was 60%, well ahead of 33% last year. Setting pods was 15%, ahead of 7% last year.
 
Michigan – Dry edible bean condition rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 43% fair, 32% good, and 11% excellent. Blooming was 42% complete, ahead of 14% last year and 35% average.
 
View the latest USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report here.