Dry bean blooming in North Dakota is at 68 percent, behind 80 percent last year and ahead of 63 percent average. According to the USDA Weekly Crop Progress report, 14 percent are setting pods. The crop is rating is at 76 percent good to excellent. In Minnesota, blooming is at 47 percent, compared to 66 percent last year and 67 percent average. The crop rating increased to 69 percent good to excellent.
Dry bean emergence in North Dakota is at 93 percent, nearly 95 last year and equal to the five-year average. The crop is rated at 78 percent good to excellent and zero percent poor to very poor. In Minnesota, nearly all the dry beans are planted. Emergence is at 88 percent, behind 97 percent last year and 96 percent average.
Fifty-three percent of the crop in Idaho is rated good to excellent, with 89 percent emerged. In Oregon, 80 percent is rated good to excellent and 71 percent is emerged. Seventy-eight percent of dry beans in Washington are in good to excellent condition, with 96 percent emergence.
USDA is reporting 79 percent of Montana dry beans and chickpeas are emerging, on track with last year’s average. The Wyoming dry bean is 60 percent emerged, behind 81 percent in 2018. Planting is at 54 percent in Colorado and 20 percent emergence. The Michigan dry bean crop is 31 percent planted, compared to 17 percent the week prior.
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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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