USDA Crop Progress Report, June 8

USDA Crop Progress Report, June 8

As of Sunday, June 7, most of Nebraska’s corn and soybeans have emerged and are rated 83% and 82% good to excellent respectively according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Winter wheat was 67% headed which is behind the five year average. Sorghum planting is well ahead of average and rated 90% good to excellent. More details for these and additional crops are below.

  • Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 16% fair, 63% good, and 20% excellent. Corn emerged was 95%, ahead of 76% last year and 89% for the five-year average.
  • Soybean condition rated 1% very poor, 1% poor, 16% fair, 65% good, and 17% excellent. Soybeans emerged was 85%, well ahead of 50% last year, and ahead of 68% average.
  • Winter wheat condition rated 2% percent very poor, 10% poor, 22% fair, 59% good, and 7% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 67%, ahead of 62% last year, but behind 82% average.
  • Sorghum condition rated 0% percent very poor, 1% poor, 9% fair, 86% good, and 4% excellent. Sorghum planted was 93%, well ahead of 49% last year and 72% average. Headed was 1%.
  • Oats condition rated 0% percent very poor, 6% poor, 25% fair, 63% good, and 6% excellent. Oats emerged was 96%, ahead of 89% last year, but near 97% average. Headed was 37%, ahead of 21% last year, but behind 44% average.
  • Dry edible beans planted was 81%. Emerged was 49%.
  • Pasture and Range conditions rated 2% percent very poor, 4% poor, 17% fair, 69% good, and 8% excellent.

For the week ending June 7, 2020, there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 19% short, 76% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 2% percent very short, 12% short, 83% adequate, and 3% 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.