2020 Crop Reports

N Field Observations for This Week

May 29, 2020
This week, Amy Timmerman discusses soybean stand, emergence, and seed corn maggots. Megan Taylor and Aaron Nygren talks about GDD/GDU tools for tracking corn emergence, as well as scouting for summer annuals and the options for dealing with them.

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alfalfa weevil feeding on trifoliates

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 25-29)

May 28, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in the panhandle, Nemaha, Furnas, Gosper, Harlan, Phelps, Platte, Boone, and Nance counties.

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NASS: 77% Corn, 56% Soybean Emerged, Winter Wheat 70% Good to Excellent

May 28, 2020
As of Sunday, May 24th, corn and soybean planting and emergence continues to be well ahead of the five year average, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. In addition, 70% of winter wheat is rated is rated good to excellent.

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wheat plants shown against a measuring tape

Extension Crop Reports (May 18-22)

May 21, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing this week in York, Seward, Saline, Jefferson, Gage, Dawson, Buffalo and Hall counties.

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Corn, Soybean Planting Well Ahead of Last Year

May 21, 2020
Corn planted was 91%, as of Sunday, May 17, 2020, well ahead of 63% last year, and ahead of 78% for the five-year average. Emerged was 54%. Soybeans planted was 78%, well ahead of 34% last year and 42% average. Emerged was 29%, well ahead of 5% last year and 8% average.

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Nebraska Corn and Soybean Planting Ahead of Averages

May 12, 2020
As of Sunday, May 10, Nebraska Corn planted was 79%, well ahead of 43% last year, and ahead of 60% for the five-year average, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Emerged was 30%, well ahead of 7% last year, and ahead of 18% average.

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USDA NASS: Corn Planting at 61%, Soybean at 32%

May 5, 2020
Approximately 61% of the state’s corn was planted as of Sunday, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is well ahead of 30% last year and 38% for the five-year average. Emerged was 9%, ahead of 1% last year, and near the average of 5%.

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Corn and Soybean Planting Ahead of Average

April 29, 2020
Approximately 20% of Nebraska corn was planted as of Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is ahead of 12% last year, and near 16% for the five-year average.

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