2021 Crop Reports

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#NField Observations for July 2021

July 21, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Brad Schick explains how to take control of alfalfa weeds in the summer.

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Corn tassels

Nebraska Corn Growth on Schedule, Soybeans Slightly Ahead of Average

July 21, 2021
For the week ending July 18, 2021, corn silking was 54%, equal to the five-year average. Soybeans blooming was 74%, ahead of 62% average.

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Corn plant

Corn Rated 29% Excellent, Soybean 24% Excellent

July 13, 2021

For the week ending July 4, 2021, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 6% very short, 36% short, 56% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 8% very short, 38% short, 53% adequate and 1% surplus.

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Wheat harvest

Winter Wheat Harvest Lagging Behind 2020 Harvest

July 13, 2021
For the week ending July 11, 2021, winter wheat harvested was 23%, behind 45% last year and behind the 40% average.

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Wheat field

Nebraska Winter Wheat Production up 23%

July 13, 2021
Based on July 1 conditions, Nebraska's winter wheat production is forecast at 42.0 million bushels, up 23% from last year.

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Nebraska Soybean Stocks down 48%, Corn Stocks Down 11% from 2020

July 1, 2021
Nebraska soybean stored in all positions totaled 57.7 million bushels, down 48% from last year. Corn stocks in all positions totaled 504 million bushels, down 11% from 2020.

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Corn plant

Dry Edible Beans at 92% Emerged

June 29, 2021
For the week ending June 27, 2021, dry edible beans emerged was 92%. Corn, soybean and winter wheat crops held steadily near reported conditions from the week prior.

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Corn plant

Nebraska Crops Averaging Good to Excellent Condition in Mid-June Report

June 23, 2021
For the week ending June 20, 2021, corn condition rated 60% good, 23% excellent, and soybean condition rated 64% good, 23% excellent. Review the latest report on all Nebraska crops in this article.

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