July 2, 2022
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North & South Dakota crop reports, harvest wrapping up

South Dakota

Row crop harvest for the 2011 crop year is nearly complete. Ninety-five percent of corn has been harvested, 10 percentage points ahead of last week and still well ahead of the 5-year average of 61 percent. Ninety-three percent of sunflowers are now harvested, ahead of the 5-year average of 60 percent. Sorghum harvest is also estimated at 93 percent complete, 5 percentage points behind last year, but 15 percentage points ahead of the 5-year average. Ninety-seven percent of winter wheat has emerged, 3 percentage points ahead of the 5-year average. Winter wheat condition is rated at 57 percent in the good to excellent range, 9 percentage points behind the 5-year average.


North Dakota

Corn for grain harvest was essentially complete by week’s end. Ninety-six percent of the corn crop had been harvested for grain. Eighty-five percent of sunflowers had been harvested. Other activities included fall tillage and fertilizer applications.


Sources: USDA NASS ND & SD Field Offices


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