Sugar beet harvest in North Dakota wrapping up

November 8, 2018

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s sugar beet harvest is wrapping up, and the soybean harvest isn’t far behind.

The federal Agriculture Department in its weekly crop report says 98 percent of sugar beets and 86 percent of the soybeans are harvested. The corn harvest is halfway done.

Sixty-one percent of subsoil moisture supplies and 76 percent of topsoil moisture supplies are rated adequate to surplus, up slightly over the week.

Stockwater supplies are rated 63 percent adequate to surplus, and pastures are rated mostly in fair to good condition.

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