2018 Crop Reports

USDA NASS: Wheat Combines Rolling; Other Crops on Pace

June 25, 2018
Winter wheat harvest is underway in Nebraska with 1% harvested as of Sunday, according to the June 25 USDA NASS Crop Report. Corn, soybean and sorghum progress were all on pace or slightly ahead of recent years.

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Extension Crop Reports

June 22, 2018
Jenny Rees reports on crop progress and shares a video on determining approximate timing of off-target dicamba movement and Megan Taylor reports on crop progress in northeast Nebraska.

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Extension Crop Reports

June 13, 2018
Storm damage, crop progress and pest reports from across the state.

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USDA NASS Crop Condition & Progress Report for Mid-June

June 12, 2018
This week's USDA NASS Nebraska Crop Condition Report rated corn as 86% good to excellent and soybean, 87%. Progress for both crops was similar to or ahead of 2017 and the average. Winter wheat condition was 68% good to excellent.

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Nebraska map showing USDA ag districts

Crop Diseases Confirmed by the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

June 8, 2018
Diseases identified in corn, soybean, and wheat crop samples submitted to the university's Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in the past three weeks are listed. Reports are grouped here by crop and reporting district.

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hail damage to soybean

Extension Crop Reports

June 7, 2018
Crop reports for the week ending June 8 from Nebraska Extension educators.

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Figure 1. USDA NASS reported June 4 that 95% of the state's soybean crop had been planted and 77% had emerged. (Photo by Todd Whitney)

Crop Conditions: Corn 87% Good-Excellent, Soybean 86% Good-Excellent

June 4, 2018

With recent rains, Nebraska's corn and soybean crops were faring well across much of the state. Corn condition was rated 78% good and 9% excellent and soybean was rated 78% good and 8% excellent for the week ending June 3.

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Volunteer corn in corn
Figure 1. Volunteer corn was so thick in this field, it's difficult to differtiate it from this year's rows. Downed corn after heavy storms early last fall is leading to widespread problems with volunteer corn in corn and soybeans. (See related stories in this week's CropWatch.) (Photo by Ron Seymour)

Extension Educator Crop Reports

May 29, 2018
Extension educators report on crop progress in their areas.

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