Crop Progress: Oat Planting Begins

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

Crop Progress: Oat Planting Begins

For the week ending March 31, 2024, there were 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 10% very short, 27% short, 60% adequate and 3% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 12% very short, 41% short, 44% adequate and 3% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 3% poor, 30% fair, 50% good and 15% excellent.

Oats planted was 12%, ahead of 6% last year and 5% for the five-year average. Emerged was 2%.

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