Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Underway

Dry bean field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA. (CropWatch file photo)

Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Underway

For the week ending May 26, 2024, there were 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 13% short, 73% adequate and 12% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 20% short, 66% adequate and 10% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn planted was 91%, near 93% last year and 92% for the five-year average. Emerged was 61%, behind 75% last year and 68% average. 

Soybeans planted was 80%, behind 87% last year and near 81% average. Emerged was 41%, well behind 61% last year and behind 49% average. 

Winter wheat condition rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 24% fair, 51% good and 20% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 52%, well ahead of 31% both last year and average. 

Sorghum planted was 31%, equal to last year and behind 39% average. 

Oats condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 42% fair, 44% good and 11% excellent. Oats emerged was 93%, equal to last year and near 90% average. Headed was 16%, ahead of 3% last year and 6% average. 

Dry edible beans planted was 10%, equal to last year. 

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 32% fair, 51% good and 12% excellent.

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