Crop Progress: Nebraska Soybean Planting Underway

Soybean field

Crop Progress: Nebraska Soybean Planting Underway

For the week ending April 24, 2022, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 45% very short, 37% short, 18% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 40% very short, 44% short, 16% adequate and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn planted was 10%, ahead of 5% last year, but near 11% for the five-year average.

Soybeans planted was 3%, equal to both last year and average.

Winter wheat condition rated 14% very poor, 18% poor, 44% fair, 21% good and 3% excellent.

Oats planted was 79%, behind 84% last year, but ahead of 66% average. Emerged was 32%, behind 39% last year, but near 28% average.

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