USDA: Corn Harvest to Set a Record; Soybean Harvest Down 15%

October 10, 2019

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.

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USDA NASS: Crops Lag, but Edge Toward Maturity

September 24, 2019
For the state's corn crop, 37% had reached maturity as of Sunday, which compares with 56% for the five-year average. Soybeans dropping leaves was at 55%, behind the average of 69%.

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USDA: Corn and Soybean Slow to Maturity

September 16, 2019
Only 19% of Nebraska's corn is mature, compared to 41% at this time last year and 35% for the five-year average, USDA NASS reports. Soybean development faces similar delays.

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USDA Forecasts Record Nebraska Corn Harvest

September 12, 2019
Based on September 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 corn crop is forecast at a record 1.79 billion bushels, up slightly from last year's production. Soybean production is forecast at 287 million bushels, down 14% from last year. See forecasts for sorghum, surgar beets and dry beans too.

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Corn and Soybean Condition Steady; Dry Bean Drops

August 29, 2019

For the week ending August 18, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported the following crop condition and progress:

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USDA Crop Progress Report, July 28

August 1, 2019
Corn, soybean, and sorghum progress and wheat harvest continue to lag normal, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending July 28.

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Nebraska Wheat Crop Forecast at 51.4 mil bu, up 4% from 2018

July 11, 2019
Nebraska wheat yield per acre and total production are estimated to be higher than in 2018, while the area to be harvested is down 4% from 2018. Oat production is forecast at 1.56 million bushels, up 3% from last year.

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Corn and Soybean Progress Lag, but Condition Good

July 8, 2019
Corn and soybean progress is behind normal, but crop condition continues mostly good to excellent, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service July 8 report for Nebraska.Corn silking was at 2%, behind the five-year average of 16%. Soybeans blooming was at 10%, well behind the average of 37%.

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