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Dented corn

Crop Progress: Corn Enters Final Maturity Stage

August 24, 2022
USDA NASS reported 3% of Nebraska corn mature as of Aug. 21, with crop conditions remaining steady overall.

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Rainfed corn yield chart

2022 Corn Yield Forecasts as of Aug. 16

August 18, 2022
Compared to previous forecasts, there is a higher probability of below-average yields for both irrigated and rainfed corn, especially in the western fringe in the region. Overall, the regional average yield is expected to be below the historical averages.

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Corn dented

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Growth Continues at Average Pace, Dry Beans Fall Behind

August 18, 2022
As of Aug. 14, corn and soybeans were maturing near the five-year average pace, while dry edible beans fell 27% behind last year's growth.

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Wheat field

Nebraska Crop Production Report for August

August 18, 2022
Based on Aug. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2022 crop production is forecast to be lower than last year's across the board, with the most substantial deficits in oats, alfalfa hay and winter wheat.

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Dented corn

Crop Progress: Conditions Hold Steady into August

August 10, 2022
For the first week of August, crop conditions remained mostly steady, with soybeans setting pods slightly behind average pace at 66% and corn entering dented growth stage.

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CMDC crowd
Attendees listen to a Nebraska Extension research update on soybean production at a past Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic.

Nebraska Extension Provides In-field Training in August on Corn and Soybean Production

August 5, 2022
Eight CCA credits have been approved for this year's clinics, which will feature the latest research on crop genetics, irrigation, insect and weed management, plant pathology, soil fertility and live on-site plot demos.

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Corn yield forecast map 2022

2022 Corn Yield Forecasts as of Aug. 2

August 4, 2022
There continues to be a high probability of near-average yields for most irrigated sites in the Corn Belt, while rainfed corn sites have a high probability of below-average yields in Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa.

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Wheat field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Harvest Wraps Up, Pasture Conditions Decline

August 3, 2022
The final USDA NASS report for July reflected a slow continuation of declining crop and pasture conditions in Nebraska. Harvest was 92% complete for winter wheat and 82% for oats.

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