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N.D. Corn Harvest at 23 Percent, Well Behind 85 Average
North Dakota Ag Connection - 11/19/2019

For the week ending Sunday, there were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 47 adequate, and 53 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 52 adequate, and 48 surplus.

Soybeans harvested was 84 percent, behind 93 last year and 98 for the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 5 poor, 18 fair, 63 good, and 11 excellent.

Corn condition rated 2 percent very poor, 15 poor, 33 fair, 46 good, and 4 excellent. Corn harvested was 23 percent, well behind 70 last year and 85 average.

Sunflower condition rated 5 percent very poor, 23 poor, 28 fair, 42 good, and 2 excellent. Sunflowers harvested was 34 percent, well behind 73 last year and 84 average.

Potatoes harvested was 90 percent.

Dry edible beans harvested was 92 percent.

Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 8 poor, 21 fair, 53 good, and 16 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 71 adequate, and 26 surplus.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, NDSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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