Record High Harvests Forecast for Nebraska Corn and Soybean
USDA: Corn Maturity Lags Slightly; Soybeans on Track
Nebraska Farm & Ranch Expenditures Down from 2016
But Several Expense Categories Far Exceed National Averages
USDA NASS: Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition (July 17)
For the week ending July 16, temperatures averaged two to six degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Significant rainfall of an inch or more was received in the eastern half of Nebraska; however, the western half remained relatively dry. Winter wheat harvested was near completion in the southern counties.
USDA: Corn Silking Lags; Soybean Blooming Ahead of Normal
Temperatures in Nebraska averaged two to six degrees above normal for the week ending July 9, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Moderate amounts of precipitation covered most of the western counties and eastern parts of the Panhandle; however, the eastern half of the State remained dry. Drier conditions allowed winter wheat harvest to progress.
Nebraska Plants Record High Soybean Acres, Up 10% from 2016
Percent Corn (95%) and Soybean (76%) Planted near Long-Term Averages
For the week ending May 28, cool and mostly dry conditions prevailed, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average temperatures ranged from three to nine degrees below normal. Some areas of the Panhandle and southeast Nebraska received up to an inch of rain; however, much of the state remained dry.
USDA NASS: Corn Planting at 50%, Soybean at 13%
Corn planting in Nebraska was nearly 50% complete as of Sunday, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. While average temperatures were one to two degrees below normal last week, warmer, drier conditions at week's end favored planting. Soybean planting was 13% complete.