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Corn Facts

Corn is an economically important crop to Nebraska resulting in $10 billion from 9.9 million acres harvested in 2021, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  1. Nebraska ranks 3rd in U.S. corn production.
  2. Nebraska ranks 1st in U.S. popcorn production.
  3. Nebraska ranks 1st in U.S. white corn production.
  4. Nebraska ranks 2nd in ethanol production capacity.

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Nebraska County-level Commodity Estimates for 2022

February 28, 2023
County-level estimates for 2022 production of corn, sorghum and soybeans are now available on the USDA NASS site.

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Nebraska 2022 Crop Values Down 10%

February 28, 2023
The value of Nebraska's crop production is down for all major crops, with deficits ranging from 9% deficit in corn to 22% in winter wheat.

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Handy Bt Trait Table Updated for 2023 Corn

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Updated for 2023, the Handy Bt Trait Table can help producers avoid the development of resistance from using the same traits repeatedly and in troubleshooting insect injury or preparing to apply herbicides.

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Growth and Modification Set for 2023 TAPS Year

February 1, 2023
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