Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Makes Slight Gain, Soybeans Fall Further Behind 2021 Pace

May 18, 2022
While corn planting made a 6% improvement over last week, soybean planting fell behind another 9% in comparison to last year's pace in May.

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Irrigation circles

USDA Seeks Feedback from Producers About 2022 Crops, Stocks, Inventories and Values

May 18, 2022

During the next several weeks, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact producers across Nebraska to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2022.

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Wheat field

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Down 10% from 2021

May 12, 2022
Nebraska's 2022 winter wheat crop is forecast at 36.9 million bushels, down 10% from last year's crop, according to USDA NASS.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Soil Moisture Rebounds as Planting Fully Underway

May 11, 2022
As of May 8, Nebraska farmers had begun planting sorghum, and soil moisture supplies were significantly improved by widespread precipitation events.

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USDA to Gather Information about Adoption of Conservation Practices

May 5, 2022
USDA NASS and NRCS are conducting a new survey to gather information about Nebraska producers' adoption of conservation practices regarding crops and livestock.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Lags Compared to 2021

May 3, 2022
Corn planting is 9% behind 2021's pace as of May 1, but soybean planting is averaging the same as prior years at 19% complete.

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Potatoes

2022 Nebraska Potato Stocks

April 14, 2022
Nebraska growers, dealers and processors held 2.30 million cwt of potatoes in storage on April 1, according to USDA NASS.

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Wheat field

Crop Progress: Oat Planting 37% Ahead of 2021

April 12, 2022
For the week ending April 10, 2022, oat planting was 44% completed, and emerged was 6%. Winter wheat condition was 29% good, 3% excellent.

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