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Industry News

Crop Progress: Spring Wheat and Durum Planting Advances 25% in Montana.

A lot of progress was made last week in Montana. Barley progress increased 15% now at 79% which is on par with the 5-year average. Durum and Spring Wheat being much of the focus last week for many farmers. We saw Spring Wheat jumping 25% up to 75% planted with the 5-year average being at 77%, Durum moving up 28% to 54% but still being slightly behind average of 67%.

Crop Progress, Catch Up

Soil Mositure and Winter Wheat conditions are looking great. There is a slight shift from fair and good conditions to excellent. We have seen warm dry weather this week, farmers have been able to get out and plant.