2018 Crop Reports

Early planted corn field in the Platte River Valley near Fremont

Half of Nebraska's Corn Crop is Up, 25% of Soybean May 21, 2018

Corn planting in Nebraska was 88% complete Monday, equal to the five-year average, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. More than half the crop had emerged, slightly ahead of average. Soybean planting was 68% done, ahead of the 51% average.

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WInd-damaged corn plant

Crop Reports from Extension Educators May 16, 2018

Field reports from Nebraska Extension educators and specialists across the state.

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USDA: 72% of Nebraska Corn, 41% of Soybeans Planted May 14, 2018

Corn planting was 72% done, near last year's 74% and the five-year average of 70%; By Sunday, May 13, 26% had emerged, near 28% last year and the average of 25%, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Property damage to a farmstead near Bridgeport

High-Wind Damage From Thursday Night Storm May 11, 2018

In Thursday night's thunderstorm in western Nebraska center pivots were flipped over, power poles were snapped off, and trees were uprooted with gusts of 60 mph. See Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone's photo report.

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Soybean seedlings

Extension Educator Crop Reports May 10, 2018

Crop reports from extension educators across the state, including early season emergence issues and storm damage from May 10-11.

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Nebraska Wheat Crop Down 9% from 2017 - USDA May 10, 2018

Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2018 winter wheat crop is forecast at 42.6 million bushels, down 9% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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42% of Nebraska's Corn, 16% of Soybeans in the Ground May 9, 2018

Corn planted was 42% done, near 46% for both last year and the five-year average, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service report for the week ending May 6. Two percent of the corn crop had emerged, behind 9% last year and the average of 10%.

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