2020 Crop Reports

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N Field Observations for This Week

February 4, 2021
This week, Extension educators preview the upcoming 2021 Cover Crops and Soil Health Conference and offer tips on how to get prepared for chemigation training sessions beginning this month in Nebraska. 

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USDA NASS to Collect 2020 Crop Production and Stocks Data

November 19, 2020
As the 2020 growing season comes to an end, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to gather final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds stored on their farms.

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Nebraska Harvest Continues Ahead of Average

October 29, 2020
Corn harvest was 76%, soybean harvested was 97% and sorghum harvest was 82%, each well ahead of last year and the average. Winter wheat planted was 98%, but condition was rated 43% good to excellent according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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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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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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