2019 Crop Reports

Corn and Soybean Condition Steady; Dry Bean Drops

August 29, 2019

For the week ending August 18, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported the following crop condition and progress:

Read more

An infographic showing soybean yield components and when they affect yield.
An infographic depicting the stage and yield component timing in soybean. Stress can happen anytime during the growing season. It's important to know what recovery is left and when management is critical for yield. Find this and more infographics at https://cropwatch.unl.edu/crop-infographics. (Source: Justin McMechan, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Specialist)

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (August 19-23)

August 23, 2019
Crop progress reports and pest reports and photos, plus an infographic on soybean yield components of crop progress and pest challenges, reported by Extension Educators and Specialists.

Read more

Tweet from Justin McMechan on scouting for soybean gall midge

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 29 - Aug. 2)

August 1, 2019
Crop reports from Extension Educators and specialists from across the state, including videos and Tweets.

Read more

USDA Crop Progress Report, July 28

August 1, 2019
Corn, soybean, and sorghum progress and wheat harvest continue to lag normal, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending July 28.

Read more

A mature wheat field in eastern Nebraska.
Figure 1. A wheat field about ready to harvest and, in the background, a corn field in eastern Nebraska. (Photo by Paul Jasa)

Crop Condition Improves Slightly; Progress Still Behind

July 22, 2019
Crop condition improved slightly for corn and soybean, while crop progress continued to lag previous years in all categories for the week ending July 21. Wheat harvest was 33% complete, well behind the five-year average of 76%.

Read more

Extension Crop Reports (July 22-26)

July 22, 2019
Crop reports from Nebraska Extension educators and specialists across the state are added as they become available throughout the week.

Read more

Washington County Winter Wheat Variety Trial
The Washington County Winter Wheat Variety Trial will be harvested on July 19. (Photos by Nathan Mueller)

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 15-19)

July 17, 2019
From wheat harvest in the Panhandle to parched corn in east-central Nebraska, Extension Educators report on crop conditions in their area.

Read more

Soybean field abutting a corn field
Both corn and soybean progress continued to lag short- and longer term averages, according to the July 15 report from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Corn and Soybean Progress and Winter Wheat Harvest Lag

July 15, 2019
Nebraska corn silking was at 11%, well behind 60% last year and 42% for the five-year average. Soybean progress was also lagging with just 28% blooming, compared with 63% last year and the average of 54%. Similarly, just 14% of the state's winter wheat crop had been harvested by July 14, well behind 57% last year and the average of 52%.

Read more