2019 Crop Reports

Nebraska Potato Stocks as of Dec. 1

December 17, 2019

Nebraska growers, dealers, and processors held 5.10 million cwt of potatoes in storage on December 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Current stocks represent 55% of the 2019 production. Total stocks are defined as all potatoes on hand, regardless of use, including those that will be lost through future shrinkage and dumping.

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USDA NASS Releases Wheat Production Data by County

December 12, 2019

County-level estimates for 2019 small grain acreage, yield, and production are now available, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The

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Mature ear of corn

Corn and Sorghum Harvests Nearly In

December 2, 2019
Nebraska's corn harvest was 96% complete, near 99% for both last year and the five-year average. Sorghum harvest was 97% done, near 99% for both last year and the average.

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Corn Harvest, at 85%, Nears the Finish Line

November 22, 2019
With warmer days last week, corn harvest made good progress and by Nov. 17 was 85% done, near last year's 86% but still behind the five-year average of 91%.

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Nebraska Harvest Progressing with Corn at 60%, Soybean, 94%

November 4, 2019
As of Nov. 3 Nebraska's corn harvest was 60% complete, near last year's 62%, but behind the five-year average of 69%, and soybean harvest was 94%, ahead of 88% last year, and equal to average.

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20% of Corn, 28% of Soybeans Harvested

October 16, 2019

Approximately 20% of the state's corn and 28% of its soybeans had been harvested as of Sunday, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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USDA: Corn Harvest to Set a Record; Soybean Harvest Down 15%

October 10, 2019

Based on October 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 corn production is a record forecast at 1.81 billion bushels, up 1% from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.75 million acres, is up 5% from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 186 bushels per acre, down 6 bushels from last year.

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USDA: Corn and Soybean Slow to Maturity

September 16, 2019
Only 19% of Nebraska's corn is mature, compared to 41% at this time last year and 35% for the five-year average, USDA NASS reports. Soybean development faces similar delays.

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