USDA Crop Progress Report for July 6

USDA Crop Progress Report for July 6

Corn progress is running behind normal, soybean progress continues to be ahead of normal, and crop condition for both continue mostly good to excellent, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service July 6 report for Nebraska.

Corn condition rated 1% very poor, 5% poor, 20% fair, 52% good, and 22% excellent. Corn silking was 4%, near 1% last year, but behind 11% for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 19% fair, 56% good, and 20% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 41%, well ahead of 7% last year, and ahead of 27% average. Setting pods was 4%.

Winter wheat condition rated 4% very poor, 14% poor, 32% fair, 47% good, and 3% excellent. Winter wheat harvested was 16%, ahead of 1% last year, but near 19% average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 3% poor, 28% fair, 57% good, and 11% excellent. Sorghum headed was 7%, near 10% last year and 5% average.

Oats condition rated 2% very poor, 11% poor, 30% fair, 52% good, and 5% excellent. Oats headed was 97%, ahead of 86% last year, and near 95% average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 27% fair, 65% good, and 7% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 8%.

Pasture and range conditions rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 23% fair, 59% good, and 4% excellent.

For the week ending July 5, 2020, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 16% very short, 34% short, 49% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 11% very short, 28% short, 60% adequate, and 1% 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.