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KHRT Agriculture News - 05/06/19

Weekly Crop Report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service...

    FARGO, N.D. - For the week ending May 5th, there were 3.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

    Topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 9 short, 73 adequate, and 17 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 17 short, 69 adequate, and 11 surplus.

    Field Crops Report

    Soybeans planted was 1 percent, equal to last year, and behind 7 for the five-year average.

    Spring wheat planted was 13 percent, behind 18 last year, and well behind 37 average.

    Durum wheat planted was 7 percent, near 6 last year, but behind 17 average.

    Winter wheat condition rated 4 percent very poor, 6 poor, 24 fair, 64 good, and 2 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 7 percent, near 3 last year, but behind 15 average.

    Corn planted was 3 percent, near 6 last year, and well behind 23 average.

    Canola planted was 4 percent, near 6 last year, and behind 16 average.

    Sugarbeets planted was 17 percent, well behind 58 last year and 62 average.

    Oats planted was 7 percent, behind 13 last year, and well behind 35 average.

    Barley planted was 8 percent, behind 13 last year, and well behind 33 average.

    Dry edible peas planted was 10 percent, near 9 last year, but well behind 32 average.

    Flaxseed planted was 2 percent, near 1 last year, but behind 10 average.

    Potatoes planted was 3 percent, behind 9 last year and 16 average.

    Dry edible beans planted was 1 percent, near 2 average.

    Pasture and Range Report

    Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 10 poor, 34 fair, 53 good, and 1 excellent.

    Stock water supplies rated 1 percent very short, 5 short, 82 adequate, and 12 surplus.


    HORACE, N.D. - Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting, haying, harvesting and livestock feeding assistance free of charge to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, received a grant totaling $975,000 from the Engelstad Foundation.
    Bill Gross, Founder & President of Farm Rescue says the Engelstad Foundation grant provides a tremendous boost to Farm Rescue's future assistance efforts as the awarded funds will be utilized primarily to purchase much needed field equipment over a three-year period. The Engelstad Foundation is the largest supporter of Farm Rescue with $1,490,000 awarded since 2015.
    "We are forever grateful for the generosity of the Engelstad family," said Gross. "Their unwavering support of our mission has allowed us to increase capacity and build upon our strengths to help others during times of crisis."
    "The wonderful farm families in North Dakota remain the lifeblood of the region," said Kris Engelstad McGarry, trustee of the Engelstad Foundation. "We are proud and honored to support - and continue to support - Farm Rescue's selfless mission. It's truly rewarding to see our contributions have a visible impact."



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