2020 Crop Reports

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Extension Crop and Pest Reports (Oct. 12-16)

October 15, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Butler, Polk, Clay, Fillmore, Nuckolls, Thayer, Brown, Boyd, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha & Rock counties.

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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition for Oct. 11

October 11, 2020
Corn harvested was 34% which is ahead of average, while soybean harvest was well ahead of average at 82%, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Winter wheat was 89% planted and 60% emerged. Sorghum harvested was 31% and dry edible beans harvested was 87%.

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N Field Observations for This Week

October 9, 2020
This week, Melissa Bartels talks about stalk rot disease and fire safety during harvest, Sarah Sivits discusses stalk quality and prioritizing fields for harvest, and Megan Taylor looks at thistle control in your pastures.

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brassicas as cover crops interseeded in mature corn

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (Oct. 5-9)

October 8, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Dawson, Buffalo, Hall, York, Seward and Box Butte counties.

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Corn, Soybean Harvest Continues Ahead of Normal

October 4, 2020
Corn and soybean harvest continued ahead of the five-year average with 21% of corn and 55% of soybean harvested. Winter wheat planted was 80% (near the average) with 33% emerged, which is behind the average. Sorghum and dry bean harvest were slightly ahead of average, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Extension Crop and Pest Reports (Sept. 28-Oct. 2)

October 1, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in the Butler, Polk and Cheyenne counties.

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USDA: Nebraska Small Grain Production and Sept. 1 Grain Stocks

October 1, 2020
Grain stocks for corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum are all down from last year. Winter wheat production, area harvested, planted acres and estimated yields are all down from last year. Oat production, area harvested and planted acres are all up over last year. Read the complete details in this report.

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Nebraska Crops Maturing Ahead of Averages

September 24, 2020
Nebraska corn was 65% mature, well ahead of average, and 10% harvested as of Sept. 21 according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Soybean dropping leaves was 82%, well ahead of average, and 10% harvested. Dry bean harvested was 62% and sorghum was 49% mature.

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