2017 Crop Reports

USDA-NASS: Progress Toward Crop Maturity Near Normal

September 5, 2017

For the week ending September 3, temperatures averaged two to six degrees above normal across western Nebraska, but two to six degrees below normal in the east, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Precipitation was scattered and limited with rainfall of less than half an inch received in some northcentral and Panhandle counties.

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Nebraska Wheat Variety Trial Data and Fall Seed Guide

August 18, 2017
The 2017 Fall Seed Guide and results from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2017 Wheat Variety Trials are now available online.

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USDA: Nebraska Farm Real Estate Down 2%; Cropland Down 6%

August 15, 2017

Nebraska's farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, decreased from 2016, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real estate value for 2017 averaged $2,900 per acre, down $50 per acre (2%) from last year.

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Nebraska Farm & Ranch Expenditures Down from 2016

August 15, 2017

But Several Expense Categories Far Exceed National Averages

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Most Crop Conditions Steady; Dry Edibles Improve

August 14, 2017

Cool, wet conditions dominated the weather pattern for the week ending August 13, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Most crop condition reports were similar to those reported last week, except for dry edible beans, which improved in each category.

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soybean stem canker

Soybean Stem Canker Uncommon, but Found in Southeast Nebraska

August 10, 2017
Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Loren Giesler shares a short field video on identifying soybean stem canker.

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Soybean and corn fields

Nebraska Corn, Soybean and Dry Bean Production Forecast to Hit Record Highs

August 10, 2017
Based on Aug. 1 conditions, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts record harvests for three Nebraska crops this year. Per-acre sugarbeet yield is also expected to set a record.

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Video on identifying charcoal rot in soybean

Extension Crop Reports August 7-11

August 7, 2017
Crop reports from Extension across the state, including on soybean aphids, southern rust, charcoal rot, and what educators are seeing in their areas.

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