Soybean field abutting a corn field
Both corn and soybean progress continued to lag short- and longer term averages, according to the July 15 report from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Corn and Soybean Progress and Winter Wheat Harvest Lag

July 15, 2019
Nebraska corn silking was at 11%, well behind 60% last year and 42% for the five-year average. Soybean progress was also lagging with just 28% blooming, compared with 63% last year and the average of 54%. Similarly, just 14% of the state's winter wheat crop had been harvested by July 14, well behind 57% last year and the average of 52%.

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NASS: Nebraska Wheat 61% Good-Excellent

March 25, 2019
Nebraska winter wheat condition was rated 8% excellent, 34% fair, 53% good, 4% poor, and 1% very poor, according to the March 25 Nebraska crop report from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Corn, Soybean Condition 86% Good to Excellent

July 2, 2018

Corn and soybean condition rated 86% good to excellent in Monday's Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 12% fair, 67% good, and 19% excellent. Corn silking was at 8%, near last year's 7% and the five-year average of 4%.

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Soybean and corn fields

Nebraska Prospective Corn Acreage Drops 3%; Soybeans Drop 2%

March 29, 2018
Nebraska prospective plantings for 2018 for corn, at 9.3 million acres, are down 3% from 2017. Nebraska soybean prospects, at 5.6 million acres, are down 2% from 2017. Find more prospective plantings at the state and national levels.

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Nebraska Feedlot Cattle up 10% from 2017

January 26, 2018
Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.61 million cattle on feed on January 1, up 10% from last year.

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Corn being harvested

Corn Harvest Makes Good Progress in Last Week, Now Near Average

November 13, 2017

With mostly dry conditions Nebraska's corn harvest made good progress in the last week and was estimated to be 86% complete, up considerably from the 68% reported last week and near the five-year average of 90%. Last year 92% had been harvested at this point in the season.

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USDA NASS Forecasts Record/Top Yields for Most Crops

October 13, 2017

Based on October 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2017 corn production is forecast at 1.68 billion bushels, down 1% from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.30 million acres, is down 3% from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 181 bushels per acre, up 3 bushels from last year.

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USDA Reports Wheat Crop at 46.9 Million Bushels

September 29, 2017
Winter wheat production is estimated at 46.9 million bushels, down 34% from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The area harvested for grain totaled 1.02 million acres, down 22% from 2016.

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