2020 Crop Reports

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N Field Observations for This Week

August 7, 2020
This week, Tamara Jackson-Ziems shares about best management practices with fungicides as well as Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Megan Taylor talks about potato leafhopper and Aaron Nygren looks at corn ear formation.

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Crop Progress Report for July 27

July 27, 2020
Corn is rated 75% good to excellent and progressing ahead of the five-year average. Soybean is rated 80% good to excellent and also progressing ahead of the five-year average, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The winter wheat harvest is nearly complete (93%) and dry edible beans are progressing ahead of the previous year.

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corn rootworm damage on corn

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 20-24)

July 22, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Platte, Boone, Nance, and Nemaha counties, as well as in the panhandle.

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Crop Progress Report for July 20

July 20, 2020
Corn is progressing near the five-year average with 61% silking, while soybean is progressing ahead of average with 75% blooming and 31% setting pods. Both crops declined slightly in condition since last week according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The winter wheat harvest is progressing ahead of average at 79% complete.

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corn field showing variation of development due to standing water and nitrogen loss

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 13-17)

July 14, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in southeast Nebraska, Dawson, Buffalo, Hall, Webster and Adams counties, as well as in the panhandle.

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Corn, Soybean Progress Ahead of Last Year

July 14, 2020
Corn is rated 70% good to excellent and progressing ahead of last year but behind the five-year average. Soybean is rated 73% good to excellent and is progressing ahead of both last year and the five-year average. Winter wheat harvest is ahead of previous years with 50% complete.

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spidermites on soybean

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (July 6-10)

July 8, 2020
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in York, Seward, Nemaha and Cheyenne counties.

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USDA Crop Progress Report for July 6

July 6, 2020
Corn progress is running behind normal, soybean progress continues to be ahead of normal, and crop condition for both continue mostly good to excellent, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service July 6 report for Nebraska.

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