USDA: Nebraska Farm Real Estate Down 2%; Cropland Down 6% August 15, 2017

Nebraska's farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, decreased from 2016, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real estate value for 2017 averaged $2,900 per acre, down $50 per acre (2%) from last year.

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Most Crop Conditions Steady; Dry Edibles Improve August 14, 2017

Cool, wet conditions dominated the weather pattern for the week ending August 13, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Most crop condition reports were similar to those reported last week, except for dry edible beans, which improved in each category.

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Soybean and corn fields

Nebraska Corn, Soybean and Dry Bean Production Forecast to Hit Record Highs August 10, 2017

Based on Aug. 1 conditions, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts record harvests for three Nebraska crops this year. Per-acre sugarbeet yield is also expected to set a record.

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NASS Crop Conditions: Cooler Conditions Lower Corn, Soybean Stress August 7, 2017

Temperatures averaged six to eight degrees below normal and precipitation ranged from one-half to two inches across the state for the week ending August 6, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The cooler temperatures and rain alleviated some stress in corn and soybeans caused by prior dry conditions.

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USDA-NASS: Corn 61% Good-Excellent; Soybean, 60% July 31, 2017

Winter wheat harvest has been completed across most of Nebraska, according to the July 30 report from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Significant rainfall of an inch or more was received across most of the state during the previous week and a few north central counties received as much as four inches of rain.

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Grain bins

USDA NASS: Nebraska Corn Stocks Up 7%; Soybean Down 3% June 30, 2017

Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on June 1 totaled 577 million bushels, up 7% from 2016. Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 71.4 million bushels, down 3% from last year.

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Corn at the Roger's Memorial Farm near Lincoln

Nebraska Crop Conditions (NASS, 6/19/17) June 19, 2017

Nebraska corn condition rated 78% good to excellent, soybean rated 72% good to excellent, and wheat rated 51% good to excellent, according to the June 18 report from USDA NASS.

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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition June 13, 2017

For the week ending June 11, Nebraska temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal and were accompanied by dry conditions, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Only the southern tip of the Panhandle and a few central counties received significant rain. The warm, dry weather allowed planting and other field work to continue.

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