U.S.Pea Harvest 55% Complete

WASHINGTON - Aug 8/17 - SNS -- Excellent progress was made harvesting this year's field pea crops in the United States.

Data from crop reporters suggests 55% of the crop is now in the bin, compared to 50% by the first week of August last year.

As the harvest advanced, weather conditions showed some improvement in key areas, with the result the condition of the remaining crops showed some improvement over last year.