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N.D. Corn Harvest Essentially Done, Well Ahead of 2019
North Dakota Ag Connection - 11/17/2020

For the week ending Sunday, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 24% very short, 41% short, 33% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 25% very short, 39% short, 34% adequate, and 2% surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 3% very poor, 6% poor, 47% fair, 42% good, and 2% excellent.

Corn harvested was 97%, well ahead of 21% last year and 70% for the five-year average.

Sunflowers harvested was 93%, well ahead of 33% last year and 73% average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 16% very poor, 32% poor, 39% fair, 12% good, and 1% excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 15% very short, 33% short, 52% adequate, and 0% 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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