Nebraska 2009 Winter Wheat Seedings Down from last Year

Nebraska 2009 Winter Wheat Seedings Down from last Year

January 23, 2009

Nebraska's winter wheat seeding for the 2009 cropis expected to total 1.70 million acres. This acreage level is down 3% or 50,000 acres from last year.

Subsoil moisture supplies were mostly adequate as the planting period began andchanged little throughout the planting season. Weather conditions since planting have left the crop condition rated 77% good and excellent, well above the 55% good and excellentlast year.

Release, Nebraska Field Office
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service