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.
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.
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.
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.