Spring Wheat Harvest Nears Three-Quarters Finished



The 2019 U.S. spring wheat crop is now almost three-quarters in the bin.

Monday’s USDA crop progress report put the national harvest at 71% complete as of Sunday, up from 55% a week earlier bus still trailing both last year and the average at 92% and 87% done, respectively.

In the primary production state of North Dakota, the harvest advanced 16 points on the week to 68% complete, compared to 93% last year and 83% on average. In Minnesota, the harvest reached 78% complete, compared to 65% a week earlier, 99% last year and 90% on average. The Montana harvest gained 16 points to 62% done, well behind 86% on average, and South Dakota was 91% finished, up from 79% the previous week and now just 5 points behind the average.

Source: DePutter Publishing Ltd.

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