Figure 1. USDA NASS reported June 4 that 95% of the state's soybean crop had been planted and 77% had emerged. (Photo by Todd Whitney)

Crop Conditions: Corn 87% Good-Excellent, Soybean 86% Good-Excellent

June 4, 2018

With recent rains, Nebraska's corn and soybean crops were faring well across much of the state. Corn condition was rated 78% good and 9% excellent and soybean was rated 78% good and 8% excellent for the week ending June 3.

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Nebraska Corn Rated 83% Good-Excellent, Wheat at 67%

May 29, 2018
With sun and recent rains, Nebraska's corn and soybean crops are faring well and slightly ahead of average crop progress for this point in the season, according to the June 4 report for Nebraska from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Early planted corn field in the Platte River Valley near Fremont

Half of Nebraska's Corn Crop is Up, 25% of Soybean

May 21, 2018
Corn planting in Nebraska was 88% complete Monday, equal to the five-year average, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. More than half the crop had emerged, slightly ahead of average. Soybean planting was 68% done, ahead of the 51% average.

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USDA: 72% of Nebraska Corn, 41% of Soybeans Planted

May 14, 2018

Corn planting was 72% done, near last year's 74% and the five-year average of 70%; By Sunday, May 13, 26% had emerged, near 28% last year and the average of 25%, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Nebraska Wheat Crop Down 9% from 2017 - USDA

May 10, 2018

Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2018 winter wheat crop is forecast at 42.6 million bushels, down 9% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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42% of Nebraska's Corn, 16% of Soybeans in the Ground

May 9, 2018

Corn planted was 42% done, near 46% for both last year and the five-year average, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service report for the week ending May 6. Two percent of the corn crop had emerged, behind 9% last year and the average of 10%.

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Deadline Nears to Complete 2017 Census of Agriculture

May 4, 2018
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reminds Nebraska farmers that the window is closing on completing the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Survey results provide policymakers valuable data used when appropriating government dollars to agriculture.

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Corn & Soybean Planting Forges Ahead

April 30, 2018

Seventeen percent of the state's corn had been planted by April 30, behind last year's 32% and the five-year average of 24%, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service crop report. Last week only 2% had been planted.

Soybean planting was 6% done, near last year's 7% and the average of 4%. Last week 1% had been planted.

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