2018 Crop Reports

On-farm grain bins

USDA: Nebraska Corn Stocks Down, Soybean Stocks Up from 2017

March 30, 2018
Nebraska grain stock reports for corn, soybean, sorghum and wheat as well as national data for corn, soybean and wheat, as reported by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

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Soybean and corn fields

Nebraska Prospective Corn Acreage Drops 3%; Soybeans Drop 2%

March 29, 2018
Nebraska prospective plantings for 2018 for corn, at 9.3 million acres, are down 3% from 2017. Nebraska soybean prospects, at 5.6 million acres, are down 2% from 2017. Find more prospective plantings at the state and national levels.

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Corn and soybean fields
Corn and soybean fields

Nebraska 2017 Crop Value Forecast at $9.52 Billion

February 27, 2018
The value of Nebraska's 2017 crops is estimated at $9.52 billion, of which $5.5 billion was from corn, $2.95 billion was from soybean, and $185.3 million was from winter wheat.

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Field of winter wheat at harvest
Field of winter wheat at harvest

Winter Wheat Condition 43% Good-Excellent

February 27, 2018
Nebraska winter wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 5% poor, 52% fair, 38% good, and 5% excellent, according to the Feb. 26 report from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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USDA NASS County-Level Production Data for 2017 Released

February 23, 2018
Which 5 counties were the top corn and soybean producers for 2017? This week USDA NASS released county-level data for several crops.

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Number of Nebraska Farms and Ranches Drops in 2017

February 16, 2018

The number of Nebraska farms and ranches declined in 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. At 47,400, it was down 1,000 farms from 2016.  Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebraska with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 700 farms from a year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 300 farms.

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Nebraska Wheat Rated 48% Good - Excellent

January 31, 2018
Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 7% poor, 44% fair, 40% good, and 8% excellent in this week's crop condition report from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Nebraska Feedlot Cattle up 10% from 2017

January 26, 2018
Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.61 million cattle on feed on January 1, up 10% from last year.

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