2017 Crop Reports

USDA NASS: Corn Planting 87% Done; Soybean, 52% May 22, 2017

For the week ending May 21, temperatures averaged three to five degrees below normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Significant rainfall of two inches or more was recorded across the majority of counties; however, rainfall totals of three inches or more were recorded across the southeast.

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Corn field at V5 in Richardson County May 19.
Corn field at V5 in Richardson County May 17. (Photo by Laura Thompson)

Extension Crop Reports May 15-20 May 16, 2017

Extension educators from across the state report on crop progress and issues in their area.

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USDA NASS: 78% of Corn, 37% of Soybean Planted in Nebraska May 15, 2017

With a week of mostly dry warm conditions, Nebraska farmers made good planting progress in the week ending May 14, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Map of Nebraska by USDA NASS districts

Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic Report May 11, 2017

Diseases reported in crop plant samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab March 1 to May 1.

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2017 Winter Wheat Crop Down 27% from 2016 May 10, 2017

Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2017 winter wheat crop is forecast at 51.5 million bushels, down 27% from last year's crop, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield is forecast at 51 bushels per acre, down 3 bushels from last year.

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USDA NASS: Corn Planting at 50%, Soybean at 13% May 8, 2017

Corn planting in Nebraska was nearly 50% complete as of Sunday, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. While average temperatures were one to two degrees below normal last week, warmer, drier conditions at week's end favored planting. Soybean planting was 13% complete.

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Crop Progress as of 4/30/17

USDA NASS: Corn Planting at 34%, Soybean at 8% May 1, 2017

Despite rainy cold conditions that moved in mid week, corn planting moved to 34% complete as of Sunday April 30, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Services weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report. Eight percent of the soybean crop had been planted. For the week ending April 30, temperatures averaged eight to ten degrees below normal, according to the report. Significant rainfall of one inch or more was recorded across most counties. Moderate snow, averaging two to four inches, was recorded in south central and northeastern counties at the end of the week.

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Snowy Sherman County Field May 1, 2017

Extension Crop Reports May 1-5 May 1, 2017

Extension Educator crop and field reports from across the state are compiled here weekly.

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