2021 Crop Reports

Corn plant

Nebraska Corn, Soybean Crops in Good Condition, Winter Wheat Headed at 93%

June 17, 2021
For the week ending June 13, 2021, corn condition rated 62% good, 22% excellent, and soybean condition rated 67% good, 20% excellent. Dry edible bean planting is still underway, at 74% planted.

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Wheat plant

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Forecast at 39.8 Million Bushels

June 11, 2021
Based on June 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 winter wheat crop is forecast at 39.8 million bushels, up 17% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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#NField Observations for June 2021

June 10, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Ben Beckman discusses adjusting your grazing strategies to combat complications brought on by the weather.

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Corn plant

Corn 95% Emerged, Soybeans Emerged 84%

June 8, 2021
For the week ending June 6, 2021, corn emerged was 95%, soybean emerged was 84% and winter wheat headed was 79%. More on sorghum, oats and dry edible beans in USDA NASS's latest report.

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Corn plant

Corn Emerged at 84%, Soybean Planting Nears Completion

June 2, 2021

For the week ending May 30, 2021, there were 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 10% short, 82% adequate and 6% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 17% short, 78% adequate and 2% surplus.

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Corn plant

Corn at 95% Planted, Soybeans 85% Completed

May 25, 2021
For the week ending May 23, 2021, corn planted was 95%, soybeans planted was 85%, and sorghum planted was 28%.

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#NField Observations for May 2021

May 21, 2021
This week, Extension Educator Sarah Sivits addresses concerns about spots on emerging corn this spring.

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Corn plant

Corn Planting Nears Completion, Soybeans at 71%

May 19, 2021
For the week ending May 16, 2021, corn planted was 86%, near 89% last year, but ahead of 77% for the five-year average, and soybeans planted was 71%, near 75% last year, but well ahead of 46% average.

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