Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition for Oct. 11

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition for Oct. 11

Corn harvested was 34% which is ahead of average, while soybean harvest was well ahead of average at 82%, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Winter wheat was 89% planted and 60% emerged. Sorghum harvested was 31% and dry edible beans harvested was 87%.

Corn condition rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 23% fair, 46% good, and 17% excellent. Corn mature was 96%, ahead of 82% last year and 90% for the five-year average. Harvested was 34%, ahead of 18% last year and 22% average.

Soybeans harvested was 82%, well ahead of 24% last year and 39% average.

Winter wheat planted was 89%, near 93% last year and 90% average. Emerged was 60%, near 59% last year, but behind 68% average.
Sorghum condition rated 4% very poor, 10% poor, 18% fair, 42% good, and 26% excellent. Sorghum mature was 95%, ahead of 80% last year and 89% average. Harvested was 31%, well ahead of 8% last year, and ahead of 23% average.

Dry edible beans harvested was 87%, near 85% last year.

Pasture and range conditions rated 16% very poor, 22% poor, 26% fair, 36% good, and 0% excellent.

For the week ending October 11, 2020, there were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 27% very short, 46% short, 27% adequate, and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 23% very short, 41% short, 36% adequate, and 0% surplus.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, UNL Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.