Nebraska Corn Rated 83% Good-Excellent, Wheat at 67%

Nebraska Corn Rated 83% Good-Excellent, Wheat at 67% May 29, 2018

Corn condition rated 6% excellent, 77% good, 16% fair, 1% poor, according to the May 29 USDA NASS Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition. Corn planting was 96% done, near last year's 94% and the five-year average of 95%.  Approximately 81% had emerged, ahead of 73% for both last year and the five-year average.

Soybean planting was 87% complete, ahead of 73% last year and the 72% average; 53% had emerged, well ahead of 32% last year and the 33% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 14% excellent, 53% good, 25% fair, 7% poor, and 1% very poor. Winter wheat headed was 37%, well behind 82% last year, and behind the 49% average.

Sorghum was 56% planted, ahead of 45% last year and the 50% average.

Oat condition rated 4% excellent, 65% good, 27% fair, 3% poor, and 1% very poor. Emergence was at 93%, near 97% last year and the 96% average. Headed was 16%, behind 27% last year, but near the 14% average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 3% very poor, 8% poor, 34% fair, 48% good, and 7% excellent.