Aerial irrigation circles

USDA Gathers Cash Rents Data

March 11, 2022
The survey provides the basis for estimates of the current year’s cash rents paid for irrigated cropland, non-irrigated cropland and permanent pasture.

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Corn field

Nebraska Crop Values Rise 31% for 2021

March 8, 2022
The value of corn production is expected to total $10.0 billion, and the value of soybean production is expected to total $4.42 billion. These figures are up 26% and 45% from the previous marketing year, respectively.

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Sorghum field

Nebraska County-level Commodity Estimates

March 8, 2022
Now available, the 2021 row crop county-level estimates are based primarily on surveys conducted with farmers and ranchers last fall.

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Industrial hemp

Nebraska Hemp Acreage

February 24, 2022
Industrial hemp grown in open areas in Nebraska totaled 260 acres, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Potatoes

Nebraska Feb. 1 Potato Stocks

February 24, 2022
Nebraska growers, dealers, and processors held 3.90 million cwt of potatoes in storage on Feb. 1. Current stocks represent 43% of the 2021 production.

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Wheat stem in field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat at 33% Good Condition, 46% Fair

February 24, 2022
For the week ending Feb. 20, 2022, winter wheat condition rated 33% good and 3% excellent.

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Cropland

Nebraska Farm Numbers Lower

February 24, 2022
Nebraska's number of farms and ranches declined during 2021, down 700 farms from 2020.

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Young corn plant

USDA to Survey Farmer Planting Intentions for 2022

February 16, 2022
NASS will ask producers to provide information online or by mail about the types of crops they intend to plant in 2022, how many acres they intend to plant and the amounts of grain and oilseed stored on their farms.

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