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.
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.
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.