Instant Feedback
Listen Here. K-Heart 106.9 FM - Contemporary Christian
Listen Here. KHRT 1320 AM - Southern Gospel
E-Mail Sign Up
Email:
 
The Latest

IT'S BACK!!!

106.9 K-Heart is now

streaming online 24/7

 

Click on the "listen here"

button above and enjoy!!!

--------------------------------------------------

Today's Thought

No one plants a seed in the morning and eats the fruit in the evening. Parenting is a lot like gardening. What we sow today will be reached in a future season.

- Mark Driscoll

Verse of the Day

Bible Reading

 Agriculture News

KHRT Agriculture News - 07/01/19

Weekly Crop Report.....

    FARGO, N.D. - For the week ending June 30th, there were 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

    Topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 14 short, 75 adequate, and 10 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 18 short, 70 adequate, and 8 surplus.

    Field Crops Report

    Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 29 fair, 61 good, and 6 excellent. Soybeans emerged was 96 percent, near 99 both last year and for the five-year average.

    Spring wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 17 fair, 73 good, and 8 excellent. Spring wheat jointed was 83 percent, behind 90 last year and 88 average. Headed was 19 percent, well behind 54 last year and 49 average.

    Durum wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 6 poor, 29 fair, 61 good, and 4 excellent. Durum wheat jointed was 83 percent, behind 89 last year, but ahead of 77 average. Headed was 12 percent, well behind 38 last year.

    Winter wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 25 fair, 62 good, and 9 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 97 percent, near 100 last year and 99 average. Headed was 73 percent, behind 87 last year and 85 average. Coloring was 2 percent, behind 10 last year.

    Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 17 fair, 72 good, and 7 excellent.

    Canola condition rated 1 percent very poor, 13 poor, 25 fair, 56 good, and 5 excellent. Canola blooming was 15 percent, well behind 67 last year and 59 average.

    Sugarbeet condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 4 fair, 15 good, and 81 excellent.

    Oats condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 18 fair, 75 good, and 6 excellent. Oats jointed was 75 percent, behind 88 both last year and average. Headed was 12 percent, well behind 53 last year and 50 average.

    Barley condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 18 fair, 75 good, and 6 excellent. Barley jointed was 85 percent, behind 93 last year and 90 average. Headed was 24 percent, well behind 57 last year and 51 average.

    Dry edible peas condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 17 fair, 74 good, and 5 excellent. Dry edible peas emerged was 96 percent. Blooming was 30 percent, well behind 65 last year and 60 average.

    Sunflower condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 16 fair, 81 good, and 2 excellent. Sunflowers planted was 99 percent, near 100 last year, and equal to average. Emerged was 89 percent, near 91 last year.

    Flaxseed condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 20 fair, 73 good, and 3 excellent. Flaxseed emerged was 97 percent. Blooming was 10 percent, behind 17 last year and 24 average.

    Potato condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 13 fair, 66 good, and 21 excellent. Potatoes blooming was 1 percent, near 5 last year.

    Dry edible bean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 18 fair, 69 good, and 12 excellent. Dry edible beans emerged was 97 percent. Blooming was 1 percent.

    Alfalfa condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 26 fair, 61 good, and 6 excellent. Alfalfa first cutting was 30 percent, behind 48 last year.

    Pasture and Range Report

    Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 23 fair, 58 good, and 11 excellent.

    Stock water supplies rated 2 percent very short, 9 short, 76 adequate, and 13 surplus.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota producers planted 6.50 million acres of other spring wheat in 2019, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is down 1 percent from a year ago. Other spring wheat to be harvested for grain is estimated at 6.40 million acres, down 1 percent from last year.

    Durum wheat is estimated at 700,000 acres, down 36 percent from a year earlier and a record low. Harvested area is expected to total 680,000 acres, down 37 percent from last year and a record low. Winter wheat planted last fall totaled 90,000 acres, up 6 percent from last year. Harvested area is expected to total 75,000 acres, up 7 percent from last year

    Soybean planted acreage is estimated at 5.90 million acres, down 14 percent from last year. Of these, 95 percent were planted with genetically modified, herbicide resistant seed, unchanged from 2018. Producers expect to harvest 5.85 million acres, down 15 percent from a year ago.

    Corn planted for all purposes is estimated at 3.70 million acres this year, up 17 percent from 2018. Of the total acres, 96 percent were planted with biotechnology varieties, up 4 percentage points from 2018. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 3.45 million acres, up 18 percent from a year ago.

    Barley producers planted 620,000 acres, up 32 percent from last year. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 535,000 acres, up 39 percent from a year ago.

    Oats planted for all purposes is estimated at 270,000 acres, down 10 percent from last year. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 110,000 acres, up 5 percent from last year.

    Rye planted for all purposes is estimated at 60,000 acres. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 30,000 acres. North Dakota rye acreage and production estimates were not disclosed in 2018.

    Canola planted acreage is estimated at 1.70 million acres, up 7 percent from last year and a record high. Area to be harvested is estimated at 1.69 million acres, up 7 percent from a year ago and a record high.

    Oil sunflower planted area is estimated at 440,000 acres, up 11 percent from last year. An estimated 425,000 acres is expected to be harvested, up 12 percent from a year ago. Non-oil sunflower planted area is estimated at 60,000 acres, up 46 percent from the previous year. Harvested area is estimated at 57,000 acres, up 43 percent from the previous year.

    Flaxseed planted acreage, at 290,000 acres, is up 76 percent from a year ago. Area to be harvested is estimated at 282,000 acres, up 78 percent from last year.

    North Dakota safflower estimates have been discontinued from the NASS crop estimating program starting in 2019.

    Dry edible bean planted acres are estimated at 600,000. Harvested area is estimated at 580,000 acres. Beginning in 2019, chickpeas are excluded from the dry edible bean estimates.

    Small chickpea planted acres are estimated at 10,000 acres, down 8,400 acres from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 9,700 acres, down 8,100 acres from last year. Large chickpea planted acres are estimated at 65,000 acres, down 31,000 acres from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 62,000 acres, down 28,000 acres from last year.

    Dry edible pea planted acres is estimated at 405,000, up 8 percent from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 390,000 acres, up 7 percent from a year ago.

    Lentil planted area is estimated at 105,000 acres, down 43 percent from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 100,000 acres, down 43 percent from a year ago.

    Sugarbeet planted acres, at 209,000, are up 3 percent from last year. Harvested area is forecast at 205,000 acres, up 3 percent from the previous year.

    Potato planted acreage is estimated at 72,000 acres, down 2,500 acres from last year and a record low. Harvested area is estimated at 70,000, down 3,000 acres from a year ago. Percent planted by type totals 42 percent Russet, 32 percent white, 23 percent red, and 3 percent yellow.

    Alfalfa acreage to be harvested for dry hay is estimated at 1.35 million acres, down 8 percent from last year. Other hay acreage to be cut for dry hay is estimated at 1.30 million acres, up 8 percent from a year ago.

    The estimates of planted and harvested acreages in this news release are based primarily on surveys conducted during the first two weeks of June.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota corn stocks stored in all positions on June 1st,totaled 145 million bushels, down 12 percent from a year ago, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. On-farm stocks of 115 million bushels are down 4 percent from 2018, and off-farm stocks of 29.7 million bushels are down 34 percent from last year.

    All wheat stored in all positions totaled 149 million bushels, up 50 percent from a year ago. Onfarm stocks of 91.0 million bushels are up 60 percent from 2018, and off-farm stocks of 58.0 million bushels are up 38 percent from last year.

    Durum wheat stored in all positions totaled 22.3 million bushels, up 45 percent from a year ago.

    Barley stored in all positions totaled 19.4 million bushels, down 30 percent from 2018. On-farm stocks are 6.20 million bushels, down 50 percent from last year, and off-farm stocks, at 13.2 million bushels, are down 13 percent from last year.

    Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 90.2 million bushels, up 102 percent from last year. Onfarm stocks, at 38.5 million bushels, are up 126 percent from a year ago, and off-farm stocks, at 51.7 million bushels, are up 87 percent from 2018.

    Oats stored in all positions totaled 1.94 million bushels, up 6 percent from last year. On-farm stocks, at 1.50 million bushels, are down 6 percent from a year ago, but off-farm stocks of 438,000 bushels, are up 90 percent from 2018.

 

 


   (Copyright 2019 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

 

Visitor Comments (0)

Be the first to post a comment.
© 2012 - 2019 KHRT Radio - All Rights Reserved.