North Dakota Crop Progress & Condition Update

Published online: Sep 03, 2019 News
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Source: KFGO

For the week ending Aug. 25, 2019, there were six days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Soybean condition rated 3 percent very poor, 7 poor, 28 fair, 55 good, and 7 excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 89 percent, behind last year's 99 and the five-year average 96. Dropping leaves at 3 percent, well behind last year's 25, and the average of 14. 

Spring wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 24 fair, 61 good, and 8 excellent. Spring wheat mature was at 89 percent, behind last year's 97. Harvested was 34 percent, well behind last year's 74 and the average of 60.

Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 20 fair, 64 good, and 9 excellent. Corn silking was 98 percent, near last year's 100, and equal to the average. Dough was 47 percent, well behind last year's 91 and the average of 75. Dented was 5 percent, well behind last year's 44 and the average of 25. 

Sugarbeet condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 8 fair, 14 good, and 75 excellent. Sugarbeets harvested was 4 percent, equal to last year, and near the average of 3. 

Pasture and range conditions rated 5 percent very poor, 9 poor, 21 fair, 56 good, and 9 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 2 percent very short, 10 short, 82 adequate, and 6 surplus.