The National Agricultural Statistics Service expects the sugarbeet yields to be on par with last year. North Dakota is looking at an average yield of 25.1 tons per acre. For Minnesota, the total is 26.5 ton. The drought is taking its toll on dry beans. North Dakota is forecast to have an average yield of nearly 1,100 pounds per acre. Last year, that average was over 1,600 pounds. In Minnesota, dry beans are expected to average 1,650 pounds per acre. That’s down from 2,100 pounds last year. Barley yields are forecast at 38 bushels per acre in North Dakota, down from 63 bushels in 2020. Minnesota barley yields are projected to come in at 52 bushels per acre, up from 47 bushels per acre one year ago.
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