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North & South Dakota crop reports

North Dakota

Planting of small grains and other crops continued well ahead of last year and their respective five-year (2007-2011) averages. Planting of barley reached 55 percent on Sunday, an increase of 26 percentage points from last week. Durum and spring wheat were 41 percent and 66 percent planted, respectively. Planting of oats reached 56 percent complete, which is an increase of 17 percentage points from last week. Corn was 24 percent planted, ahead of zero last year and 11 percent on average. Dry edible peas were 44 percent planted, compared with zero percent last year and 21 percent on average. Flaxseed was 25 percent planted, ahead of zero last year and 3 percent on average. Potatoes were 21 percent planted, compared with zero last year and the average of 12 percent. Planting of sugarbeets reached 91 percent, which is a gain of 51 percentage points from last week.

South Dakota

Winter wheat conditions are rated at 3 percent poor, 30 percent fair, and 67 percent in good to excellent condition; compared to 5 percent poor and 60 percent in good to excellent condition last week. Winter wheat is at 10 percent boot. Spring wheat conditions are rated at 1 percent poor, 23 percent fair and 76 percent good to excellent; compared to 68 percent in good to excellent condition last week. Spring wheat is at 97 percent planted and 79 percent emerged, up 15 percentage points from last week’s emerged estimate. Barley conditions are rated at 5 percent fair, and 95 percent in good to excellent condition. Barley is at 80 percent seeded with 55 percent emerged, up 20 percentage points from last week’s emerged estimate. Oat conditions are rated at 9 percent fair and 91 percent good to excellent. Oats are reported at 92 percent planted and 76 percent emerged, up 18 percentage points from last week’s emerged estimate. Alfalfa conditions are rated at 2 percent poor, 23 percent fair, and 75 percent good to excellent. Corn is at 31 percent planted, up 23 percentage points from last week and well ahead of the fiveyear average of 9 percent.

 

Sources: USDA NASS ND & SD Field Offices

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