Corn plant

Corn Planting Nears Completion, Soybeans at 71%

May 19, 2021
For the week ending May 16, 2021, corn planted was 86%, near 89% last year, but ahead of 77% for the five-year average, and soybeans planted was 71%, near 75% last year, but well ahead of 46% average.

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Wheat stem in field

USDA NASS Predicts 8% Increase for Winter Wheat Crop

May 14, 2021
Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 winter wheat crop is forecast at 36.7 million bushels, up 8% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Corn plant

Nebraska Corn Planting at 71%, Soybeans at 47%

May 11, 2021
For the week ending May 9, 2021, corn planted was 71%, soybeans planted was 47%, and sorghum planted was 6%.

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Corn plant

Corn, Soybean Planting Falls Slightly Behind 2020

May 4, 2021
Nebraska plantings are slightly behind in 2021, with corn planted 13% behind last year, soybeans 9% behind last year, and sorghum 5% behind last year, as of May 2.

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Young soybean plants

Soybean Planting Begins as Corn Gets Underway

April 27, 2021
For the week ending April 25, 2021, soybean planting was at 3%, equal to average, and corn planted was 6%, behind 17% last year and 15% for the five-year average.

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Young corn plant

Corn Planting Begins, Oats 70% Completed

April 19, 2021
For the week ending April 18, 2021, corn planted was 2%, equal to last year, and near 4% for the five-year average.

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Oat seedlings in field

Nebraska Oat Planting Ahead of Schedule from 2020

April 15, 2021
For the week ending April 4, 2021, oats planted was 40%, ahead of 30% last year and 33% for the five-year average. 

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Corn field

Nebraska Crop Values Rise 22% for 2020

March 10, 2021
The value of Nebraska’s 2020 field and miscellaneous crops is forecast at $11.9 billion, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is up 22% from 2019.

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