USDA NASS: Wheat Combines Rolling; Other Crops on Pace June 25, 2018
Winter wheat harvest is underway in Nebraska with 1% harvested as of Sunday, according to the June 25 USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Progress and Condition Report. That was equal to progress reported last year and for the average of the last five years. Wheat condition was rated 9% excellent, 58% good, 21% fair, 8% poor, and 4% very poor.
Corn condition rated 16% excellent, 70% good, 13% fair, and 1% poor. Two percent of the crop was at silking.
Soybean condition rated 14% excellent, 71% good, 12% fair, and 3% poor. Fourteen percent of the soybean crop was blooming, ahead of 6% last year and for the five-year average.
Sorghum condition rated 7% excellent, 76% good, 16% fair, and 1% poor. Two percent had headed, near 3% last year and the average of 1%.
Oat condition rated 4% excellent, 67% good, 25% fair, 3% poor, and 1% very poor. Ninety-one percent had headed, behing 97% last year, but ahead of the average of 83%.
Pasture and range conditions rated 2% very poor, 5% poor, 24% fair, 59% good, and 10% excellent.
For more information about the region, view the National Crop Progress Report.