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Crop Progress Report – June 14, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry edible bean condition rated 11% very poor, 19% poor, 51% fair, 17% good, and 2% excellent. Dry edible beans planted was 98%, ahead of 86% last year and 93% average. Emerged was 75%, well ahead of 52% last year, and near 71% average.
 
Topsoil moisture supplies rated 25% very short, 37% short, 35% adequate, and 3% surplus in North Dakota. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 35% very short, 35% short, 29% adequate, and 1% surplus.
 
In Minnesota, dry bean planting was nearly complete at 97%, with 93% of the crop emerged.The first dry bean condition rating of the season was 0% very poor, 6% poor, 31% fair, 48% good and 15% excellent.
 
Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 19% very short, 45% short, 35% adequate and 1% surplus in Minnesota. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 13% very short, 44% short, 42% adequate and 1% surplus.
 
The dry bean crop in Idaho is 80% emerged and rated 44% good to excellent; Washington is 92% emerged and rated 22% good to excellent; Wyoming is is 40% emerged and 85% planted; Colorado is is 29% emerged and 72% planted; Nebraska is is 46% emerged and 74% planted; and Michigan is is 29% emerged and 79% planted.
 
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Crop Progress Report – June 7, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry bean planting in North Dakota was 92%, well ahead of 68% last year, and ahead of 84% average. Emerged was 52%, well ahead of 21% last year, and ahead of 40% average.
 
Topsoil moisture supplies rated 49% very short, 35% short, 14% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 53% very short, 27% short, 20% adequate, and 0% surplus.
 
The Minnesota dry bean crop was 95% planted, ahead of 91% last year and 87% average. Emergence was 84%, well ahead of 63% last year and 54% average.
 
Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 10% very short, 41% short, 48% adequate and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 7% very short, 35% short, 57% adequate and 1% surplus. Warm and dry conditions continue to be reported
 
The dry bean crop in Idaho is 91% planted and 75% emerged; Washington is 89% emerged; Montana is 85% planted and 49% emerged; Wyoming is 55% planted and 20% emerged; Colorado is 48% planted and 13% emerged; Nebraska is 47% planted and 10% emerged; and Michigan is 30% planted and 3% emerged.
 
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Crop Progress Report – June 1, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry bean planting in North Dakota was 76% complete, near 87% last year and 91% average.Emerged was 63%, ahead of 50% last year, and equal to average Topsoil moisture supplies rated 44% very short, 29% short, 25% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 50% very short, 26% short, 23% adequate, and 1% surplus.
 
The Minnesota dry bean crop was 92% planted, ahead of 67% last year and 68% average. Emergence was 61%, ahead of 34% last year and 28% average. Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 4% very short, 20% short, 71% adequate and 5% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 6% very short, 24% short, 68%adequate and 2% surplus.
 
Dry bean planting in Idaho is at 89%, Washington is at 89%, Montana is at 76%, Wyoming is at 40%, Colorado is at 23%, Nebraska is at 19% and Michigan is 7% complete.
 
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Crop Progress Report – May 17, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry beans in North Dakota are 19% planted, ahead of 3% last year and near 16% average. The Minnesota dry bean crop is 52% planted, 10 days ahead of last year and ahead of normal. Emergence was 3 days ahead of last year and 5 days ahead of average. Dry bean planting in Idaho is at 63%, Washington is at 97%, Montana is at 45%, Wyoming is at 16% and Nebraska 2% complete.
 
Topsoil moisture supplies in North Dakota are rated 81% short-to-very short. 63% of the corn has been planted, 53% of the soybeans are in the ground and 84% of the spring wheat is seeded. In Minnesota, 95% of the corn has been planted, 88% of the soybeans are planted and 84% of the spring wheat crop has emerged.
 
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Crop Progress Report – May 10, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry beans in North Dakota are 5% planted, on par with on average. The Minnesota dry bean crop is 17% planted, 2 days ahead of normal. Dry bean planting in Idaho is at 53%, Washington is at 80%, Montana is at 27% and Wyoming is at 8%
 
Topsoil moisture supplies in North Dakota are rated 80% short-to-very short. 17% of the soybeans are planted, ahead of the average pace for this time of the year of 11%. 36% of North Dakota’s corn is planted, well ahead of the 24% average. 66%t of the spring wheat is seeded and 20% of the crop is emerged.
 
Corn planting progress is well ahead of normal in Minnesota at 85% complete. 65% of the soybeans are planted, up from the average of 25%. Spring wheat seeding is 97% complete in Minnesota, up from 52% for the average. The soil moisture situation is much better in the Gopher State with subsoil moisture at 60%adequate-to-surplus.
 
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Crop Progress Report – May 3, 2021

There were 6 days suitable for field work in North Dakota last week, according to USDA. Topsoil moisture supplies declined three percent to 83% very short-to-short, and subsoil moisture is pinned at 81% very short-to-short. 42% of spring wheat is seeded, an increase of 20% from the previous week, with 6% emerged. Corn plantings jumped 11% to 14%. That is well ahead of 3% last year. 8% of canola is in the ground, along with 66% of sugarbeets. 23% of potatoes are planted. Both soybean and dry bean planting are beginning in North Dakota at 2% complete.
 
Below normal temps persisted in Minnesota last week, farmers still found 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork. Spring wheat seeding is over two weeks ahead of last year’s pace at 72% complete. That’s an increase of 53% from last week. Corn planting is 60% complete, behind 71%t last year but ahead of 32% average. Soybean planting is at 23%, behind 31% last year. 79% of sugarbeets are planted, along with 5% of dry beans. Both topsoil and subsoil moisture supplies are rated 65% adequate-to-surplus in Minnesota.
 
Dry edible bean planting has also begun in western growing regions. Idaho is 28% planted, Washington is at 74% and Montana is at 15%. More than half of the topsoil short or very short of moisture in Colorado (57%), Montana (57%) and Wyoming (55%).
 
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Crop Progress Report – April 26, 2021

In North Dakota, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service there were 4.6 days suitable for field work last week. Topsoil moisture supplies declined 2% to 80% very short-to-short, and subsoil moisture is pinned at 78% very short-to-short. 22% of spring wheat is seeded, ahead of 10% average, with 2% emerged. Corn plantings are unchanged at 3%, and canola seeding is just beginning at 1%. The planting progress for sugarbeets is 15% complete, 14% for barley, 8% for dry edible peas and 4% for potatoes.

Farmers found 3.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Minnesota. Spring wheat seeding is one week ahead of last year’s pace at 19% complete. That’s an increase of 9% from last week. Corn planting is 18% complete, behind 34% last year but equal to average. 42% percent of oats, 28% of sugarbeets and 12% of barley and potatoes are in the ground. Topsoil moisture is 75% adequate-to-surplus, and subsoil moisture is rated at 71% adequate-to-surplus.

Dry edible bean planting has begun in western growing regions. Idaho is 14% planted, Washington is at 60% and Montana is at 5%.

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Crop Progress Report – April 19, 2021

In North Dakota, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says there were just over 2.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending April 19. Topsoil moisture is rated 78% short to very short, and subsoil moisture is rated 77% short to very short. 13% of spring wheat is seeded, and corn planting is underway at 3% complete. Sugarbeets, oats, barley, dry edible peas and potatoes are also in the ground.
 
Snow and rain also limited Minnesota farmers to 2.5 days of fieldwork last week. However, spring wheat seeding is 10 days ahead of last year’s pace. 29% of oats are planted, along with 6%of barley and 5% of potatoes. Topsoil moisture is 78% adequate-to-surplus, and subsoil moisture is rated at 70% adequate-to-surplus.
 

Crop Progress Report – April 12, 2021

In North Dakota, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending April 11. Topsoil moisture is rated 83 percent short to very short, and subsoil moisture is rated 80 percent short to very short. Minnesota farmers had 2.4 days suitable for fieldwork dur the week ending April 11. Topsoil moisture is rated 64 percent adequate with pasture conditions rated 79 percent fair to good.
 
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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.
 
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