Nebraska cropland in aerial view
Historical farmland data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Nebraska Farm Numbers Lower in 2023

February 27, 2024
Nebraska lost 100 farms and ranches throughout 2023.

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Russet potatoes in a pile
Historical potato stocks data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Nebraska Feb. 1 Potato Stocks

February 27, 2024
Nebraska had 4.40 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1, which represents 40% of 2023 production.

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Mature wheat field
Historical crop values for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Crop Values for 2023

February 27, 2024
While the overall value of Nebraska's 2023 crops is down 11% from 2022, the state's winter wheat production value is up 16%.

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

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat at 60% Good-Excellent Condition

February 27, 2024
As of Feb. 25, winter wheat condition and soil moisture supplies rated slightly below January totals.

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Immature soybean plants in field
See Nebraska's county level estimates for 2023 row crops here.

Nebraska County-level Commodity Estimates

February 27, 2024
County-level estimates for 2023 row crops in Nebraska are now available on USDA NASS's Quickstats database.

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Tractor planting field
Prospective Planting survey results will be published in the Prospective Plantings and quarterly Grain Stocks reports to be released on March 28, 2024.

USDA to Survey Farmers’ Planting Intentions for 2024

February 16, 2024
NASS will mail the survey questionnaire in late February, asking producers to provide information about the types of crops and amount of acreage they intend to plant in 2024.

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Combine in corn field
Results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture are now available on the USDA NASS website.

USDA NASS Announces Release of 2022 Census of Agriculture

February 14, 2024
Though the numbers of farms in Nebraska was down slightly in 2022, the value of ag products has risen by 34% since 2017.

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Farmer analyzing wheat stem
The National Agricultural Classification Survey seeks to identify individuals who produce and sell $1,000 of more of agricultural products in a calendar year, so that they may participate in the next Census of Agriculture.

USDA to Kick Off National Agricultural Classification Survey

February 2, 2024
The survey will go to approximately 250,000 recipients to ask if they conduct agricultural activity, ensuring that every U.S. producer has a voice and is counted in the 2027 ag census data.

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