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USDA Crop Progress – June 3

Dry bean planting in North Dakota is at 72 percent, compared to 49 percent last week. That is behind 80 percent last year and near 76 percent average. Emergence is at nine percent, behind 23 percent last year and 27 percent average.
 
In Minnesota, dry bean planting is at 64 percent, compared to 38 percent last week. That pace is behind last year at 78 percent and the five-year average of 77 percent. Emergence is at 18 percent, well behind 41 percent last year and 36 percent average.
 
USDA is reporting 81 percent of Montana dry beans are planted, and 70 percent of the crop is planted in Idaho. In Oregon, planting is at percent, and 88 percent of dry beans are planted in Washington. Wyoming dry bean farmers have 27 percent of the crop planted, and planting is at five percent in Colorado.
 
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USDA Crop Progress- May 27

North Dakota farmers made planting progress over the last week, with 3.5 days fit for fieldwork. Dry bean plantings are reported at 49 percent, compared to 23 percent last week. That is behind 56 percent last year and 50 percent average. Emergence is at one percent, near four percent last year.
 
Minnesota farmers had two days of suitable fieldwork the past week. Dry bean plantings are at 38 percent, compared to 14 percent. That pace is behind last year at 54 percent and the five-year average of 53 percent. Emergence is at eight percent, in line with seven percent last year.
 
USDA is reporting 63 percent Montana dry bean crop is planted, compared to 55 percent one week ago. Sixty percent of the crop is planted in Idaho, behind last year’s pace of 97 percent. In Oregon, planting is at 55 percent, and 63 percent of dry beans are planted in Washington. Wyoming dry bean farmers have15 percent of the crop planted, and planting is at four percent in Colorado.
 
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USDA Crop Progress – May 20

North Dakota farmers made planting progress over the last week, with over five days fit for fieldwork. Dry bean plantings are reported at 23 percent, compared to two percent last week. That is near 25 percent last year and 24 percent average.
 
Minnesota farmers took advantage of four and one-half days of suitable fieldwork the past week. Dry bean planting are at 14 percent, compared to two percent. That pace is behind last year at 36 percent and the five-year average of 33 percent.
 
USDA is reporting 55 percent Montana dry bean crop is planted, compared to 40 percent one week ago. Fifty-four percent of the crop is planted in Idaho, behind last year’s pace of 92 percent. In Oregon, planting is at 24 percent, behind 60 percent in 2018, and 48 percent of dry beans are planted in Washington. Wyoming dry bean farmers have 12 percent of the crop planted, and planting is at two percent in Colorado.
 
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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.