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While precipitation has slowed harvest in the upper Midwest the past week to 10 days, things are still right on pace according to the National Agriculture Statistics Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
As of Monday, September 25th, the North Dakota sugarbeet harvest was 12% complete, up 9% from last week. The five year average for North Dakota is 13%.
Minnesota, the nation’s largest sugarbeet producing state, currently sits at 10% complete, up from 8% complete last week, but behind the five year average of 12%.
Idaho leads the way with 30% of their sugarbeet crop harvested. That’s up from last year’s mark of 19% at this point and the five year average of 15%.
Michigan’s total jumped from 10% complete last week to 16% this week. That’s ahead of their five year average of 11%.