2018 Crop Reports

25% of Nebraska Corn, 38% of Soybeans Harvested October 15, 2018

Nebraska's harvest slowed last week with just 1.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. It reported on crop progress and condition for the week ending Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Cover crops in early October in southeast Nebraska
Figure 1. With plentiful rainfall in southeast Nebraska in late summer and early fall, cover crops planted after wheat harvest are achieving excellent growth. (Photo by Gary Lesoing)

Extension Crop & Precipitation Reports October 12, 2018

Extension educators from across the state report on crop condition and harvest progress and complications in their areas.

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Composite photo of corn, soybean, and sorghum plants at harvest

USDA Forecast Drops NE Corn Production, Ups Soybean Production October 11, 2018

Based on October 1 conditions the USDA NASS Crop Production Report still forecasts record yield and production numbers for corn and soybean in Nebraska.

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Corn Harvest 23% Done, Soybeans, 36% October 9, 2018

In the week ending October 7, there were just 3.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Progress and Condition report for Nebraska.

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Combining corn at sunset
What a beautiful dry day for combining corn until sunset. (Photo by Ryan Loseke)

Harvest Progress: 27% of Soybeans, 17% of Corn October 1, 2018

As weather allowed, crop harvest continued and was slightly ahead of the five-year average, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service Sept. 30 report.

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USDA NASS: Nebraska Grain Stocks September 28, 2018

Nebraska soybean stocks are up 77% from a year ago while corn stocks are down 19%, according to Friday's Grain Stock Report from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Figure 1. Representatives of the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service view sugarbeet harvest in the Nebraska Panhandle near Morrill. (Photo by Gary Stone)
Figure 1. Representatives of the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service observe sugarbeet harvest at a farm in the Nebraska Panhandle near Morrill. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Foreign Ag Representatives View Nebraska Farms First-Hand September 27, 2018

A group of 27 foreign agriculture attachés from 23 countries recently visited several ag production sites in Nebraska, including a farm near Morrill where sugarbeet harvest was underway.

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USDA NASS: Corn, Soybean Maturity Ahead of Normal September 27, 2018

Corn condition rated 2% very poor, 4% poor, 12% fair, 51% good, and 31% excellent, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service Nebraska crop condition report for the week ending Sept. 23. Corn dented was 98%, near 96% for last year and the five-year average. Approximately 69% of the crop was mature, ahead of 52% last year and the five-year average of 53%.

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