New USDA Harvest Projections Down from 2018

November 8, 2019
Based on November 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 corn crop is forecast at 1.77 billion bushels, down 1% from 2018. Soybean production is forecast at 282 million bushels, down 13%.

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Corn Harvest at 60%, Soybean at 94%

November 4, 2019

Nebraska's corn harvest was 60% complete, near last year's 62%, but behind the five-year average of 69%, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service report for the week ending November 3. Corn condition rated 2% very poor, 6% poor, 19% fair, 56% good, and 17% excellent.

Soybeans harvested was 94%, ahead of 88% last year, and equal to average.

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Nebraska Harvest Progressing with Corn at 60%, Soybean, 94%

November 4, 2019
As of Nov. 3 Nebraska's corn harvest was 60% complete, near last year's 62%, but behind the five-year average of 69%, and soybean harvest was 94%, ahead of 88% last year, and equal to average.

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Corn and Soybean Harvest Progress Nears Average

October 28, 2019
After a favorably dry week, corn and soybean harvests neared normal progress levels for this point in the season, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending October 27.

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20% of Corn, 28% of Soybeans Harvested

October 16, 2019

Approximately 20% of the state's corn and 28% of its soybeans had been harvested as of Sunday, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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USDA: Corn Harvest to Set a Record; Soybean Harvest Down 15%

October 10, 2019

Based on October 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 corn production is a record forecast at 1.81 billion bushels, up 1% from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.75 million acres, is up 5% from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 186 bushels per acre, down 6 bushels from last year.

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USDA NASS: Crops Lag, but Edge Toward Maturity

September 24, 2019
For the state's corn crop, 37% had reached maturity as of Sunday, which compares with 56% for the five-year average. Soybeans dropping leaves was at 55%, behind the average of 69%.

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USDA: Corn and Soybean Slow to Maturity

September 16, 2019
Only 19% of Nebraska's corn is mature, compared to 41% at this time last year and 35% for the five-year average, USDA NASS reports. Soybean development faces similar delays.

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