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Corn, Soybean Emerged, Sorghum Planting at 90%

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Emerged, Sorghum Planting at 90%

June 13, 2022
As of June 12, the majority of corn and soybean crops had emerged, with conditions rating 88% fair to excellent for corn and 90% fair to excellent for soybean.

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Soybeans emerging in field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Complete, Soybean Planting at 96%

June 7, 2022
Planting in Nebraska is back on track — USDA NASS's report for June 5 stated corn is finished, soybeans are at 96%, and sorghum and dry edible beans are now ahead of last year's pace.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Nears End, Soybeans at 87% Planted

June 1, 2022
By May 29, 95% of corn had been planted, and soybean planting was near 90% complete.

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Northern Plains Farm Labor

May 26, 2022
In the Northern Plains Region in April, farm worker hires were down 6% compared to last year.

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Soybean plant emerging

Crop Progress: Corn Planting at 85%, Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins

May 23, 2022
Nebraska producers made significant gains in planting last week, with nearly a fourth of the total estimated corn acreage and another 28% of soybeans finished.

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

May 18, 2022
Two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey, will assess crop acreage and stock levels in Nebraska 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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