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36 Percent of North Dakota Corn Harvested
North Dakota Ag Connection - 12/03/2019

For the week ending Sunday, there were 3.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 46 adequate, and 54 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 52 adequate, and 48 surplus.

Soybeans harvested was 92 percent, near 95 last year, and behind 99 for the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 26 fair, 60 good, and 8 excellent.

Corn condition rated 3 percent very poor, 11 poor, 36 fair, 47 good, and 3 excellent. Corn harvested was 36 percent, well behind 87 last year and 95 average.

Sunflower condition rated 5 percent very poor, 15 poor, 37 fair, 41 good, and 2 excellent.

Sunflowers harvested was 51 percent, well behind 86 last year and 94 average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 8 poor, 27 fair, 48 good, and 14 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 62 adequate, and 35 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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