Crop Progress: Soybean Planting Underway in Nebraska

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Soybean Planting Underway in Nebraska

For the week ending April 23, 2023, there were 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 27% very short, 44% short, 29% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 39% very short, 40% short, 21% adequate and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn planted was 10%, near 9% last year and 7% for the five-year average.

Soybeans planted was 4%, near 3% last year and 2% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 15% very poor, 27% poor, 37% fair, 19% good and 2% excellent.

Oats planted was 68%, behind 76% last year, but ahead of 62% average. Emerged was 23%, behind 29% last year and near 24% average.

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