Corn in dent phase
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Crop, Pasture Conditions Decline Following Record-setting Heat Wave

August 29, 2023
Nebraska crops experienced a slight decrease in condition after an intense heat wave scorched the Midwest for nearly a week.

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Farmer with laptop in field
The USDA NASS Technology Use Survey is conducted every two years. To see past results of the survey, visit the USDA NASS online archive.

Nebraska Computer and Internet Use on Farms

August 25, 2023
Computer use and internet access has risen in Nebraska, according to USDA NASS's latest survey on technology in ag.

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Tasseling corn field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Nebraska Crop Conditions Fall Slightly

August 22, 2023
As of Aug. 20, crop conditions had declined minimally, but growth continued progressing at near or above average pace.

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Oat field
Results of the small grains survey will be published in several reports, including the annual Small Grains Summary and the quarterly Grain Stocks report, both to be released on Friday, Sept. 29.

USDA NASS to Collect 2023 Small Grain Production and Stocks Data

August 18, 2023
During the first two weeks of September, Nebraska growers of wheat, oats, barley and rye will be asked to share their acreage, yield and production data, to be utilized by USDA for administering federal farm programs.

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Wheat field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat, Oat Harvest Wraps Up in Nebraska

August 18, 2023
As of Aug. 13, harvest for winter wheat was at 97% complete and oats, 89%. Crop conditions remained stable from the prior week.

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Aerial farmland photo
Historical farm real estate values for Nebraska are available at USDA. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Nebraska 2023 Farm Real Estate Value and Cash Rent

August 9, 2023
Nebraska's farm real estate value for 2023 averaged $4,240 per acre, reflecting a 13% increase over last year.

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Wheat field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Nebraska Wheat Harvest at 87% Complete

August 7, 2023
As of Aug. 6, winter wheat harvest in Nebraska was nearly back to average pace, and 3% of corn had entered the dent stage.

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Cattle grazing field
The total expenditures per farm or ranch in Nebraska averaged $644,018 in 2022, up 18 from 2021. The livestock expense category was the leading expenditure, at $151,242 per operation, 6.61 times the national average.

2022 Nebraska Farm Production Expenditures Up 16%

August 4, 2023
Livestock expenses were the largest expense category, which increased 3% from 2021, but feed expenses represented the most dramatic difference, increasing 52% from the prior year.

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