With farmers across North Dakota and the rest of the nation fully underway, eyes turn to the fields to see how the region's crops are fairing.

Here is this week's farming progress report from the USDA:

Corn Dough
Week endingWeek endingWeek ending
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota80879487
North Dakota75598276
Corn Dented
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota21335135
North Dakota1693026
Corn Mature – Selected States
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota--21
North Dakota---2
Corn Condition
StateVery poorPoorFairGoodExcellent
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota61535377
North Dakota2930527
Soybeans Setting Pods – Selected States
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota94929797
North Dakota94919595
Soybeans Dropping Leaves
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota-(NA)32
North Dakota3(NA)413
Soybean Condition
StateVery poorPoorFairGoodExcellent
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota41136427
North Dakota51534406
Previous week49284910
Previous year49304611
Oats Harvested
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota74738486
North Dakota47275262
Barley Harvested
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota47466983
Montana73707267
North Dakota45395766
Pasture and Range Condition
StateVery poorPoorFairGoodExcellent
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota153435151
Montana112633273
North Dakota51333472
Days Suitable for Fieldwork
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,
(Days)(Days)(Days)
Minnesota5.766.3
Montana66.55.9
North Dakota5.85.95
Topsoil Moisture Condition 
StateVery shortShortAdequateSurplus
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota213940-
Montana424018-
North Dakota1832482
Subsoil Moisture Condition
StateVery shortShortAdequateSurplus
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota184438-
Montana454114-
North Dakota2033461
Spring Wheat Harvested
StateAugust 27,August 20,August 27,2018-2022
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota42415772
Montana72607164
North Dakota32243856
Spring Wheat Condition
StateVery poorPoorFairGoodExcellent
(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)(percent)
Minnesota1927603
Montana-1850257
North Dakota72434332
Previous week41939353
Previous year15265810

For numbers from other states, you can check out the full report HERE.

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