Nebraska Wheat Crop Forecast at 50 Million Bushels
Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 winter wheat crop is forecast at 50 million bushels, up 1% from last year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield is forecast at 50 bushels per acre, up 1 bushel from last year.
Acreage to be harvested for grain is estimated at 1,000,000 acres, down 10,000 acres from last year. This would be 91% of the planted acres, below last year's 92% harvested.
May 1 hay stocks of 1,070,000 tons are up 53% from last year.