Chopping, Harvesting, Cutting, Planting


As we look to the USDA’s crop progress reports for our region, there were some varied weather conditions this past week.  As we look to what all has taken place in our fields as of this past Sunday, it looks like Montana’s winter wheat is all but harvested at 93{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} complete.  38{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of spring wheat has seen the combine.  5{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of the corn for silage has been harvested.

South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is 12{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} seeded with 39{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of silage corn harvested. 

North Dakota’s spring wheat crop is now 80{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} harvested and 14{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of the corn for silage has been chopped.

And as some folks in Montana and Wyoming get a jump start on their early harvest for sugarbeets, the Cowboy State has planted 19{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of the winter wheat crop. Producers have also chopped 14{4d08edaf359bc2115b18a651716ebd427a137946ddca2143fa23b3ea721061e4} of corn for silage.

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Haylie Shipp


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