USDA-NASS Crop Report April 10, 2017
Winter wheat condition rated 1% very poor, 9% poor, 42% fair, 41% good, and 7% excellent, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service April 10 report for Nebraska.
Nationally, wheat condition in the top 18 winter wheat producing states was 3% very poor; 10% poor; 34% fair; 46% good; and 7% excellent.
The national report did not show any corn planting in Nebraska. Missouri reported 21% of its corn crop had been planted, and Kansas reported 15% was in the ground. Iowa, Colorado, and the Dakotas all reported 0% planted.
Oats planted was at 37%, behind 46% last year and 44% for the five-year average. Six percent of the oat crop had emerged, equal to last year and near the 7% average.
Topsoil moisture supplies rated 5% very short, 21% short, 70% adequate, and 4% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 8% very short, 25% short, 65% adequate, and 2% surplus.