Crop Progress: Dry Bean Harvest Nearly Done, Soybean at 83%

Corn field at harvest
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Dry Bean Harvest Nearly Done, Soybean at 83%

For the week ending Oct. 22, 2023, there were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 22% very short, 30% short, 43% adequate and 5% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 27% very short, 35% short, 35% adequate and 3% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn harvested was 62%, equal to last year and ahead of 51% for the five-year average.

Soybeans harvested was 83%, behind 91% last year but near 79% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 4% very poor, 14% poor, 39% fair, 34% good and 9% excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 89%, ahead of 84% last year and 83% average.

Sorghum condition rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 28% fair, 33% good and 25% excellent. Sorghum mature was 99%, ahead of 92% last year and near 96% average. Harvested was 54%, near 52% last year and 53% average.

Dry edible beans harvested was 92%, near 94% last year.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 6% very poor, 12% poor, 38% fair, 36% good and 8% excellent.

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