Crop Progress: Corn Planting Begins in Nebraska

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Crop Progress: Corn Planting Begins in Nebraska

For the week ending April 17, 2022, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 46% very short, 38% short, 16% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 41% very short, 42% short, 17% adequate and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn planted was 2%, equal to both last year and the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 10% very poor, 17% poor, 46% fair, 25% good and 2% excellent.

Oats planted was 58%, behind 66% last year, but ahead of 49% average. Emerged was 12%, behind 23% last year and near 14% average.

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