Crop Production

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For more statistics on Nebraska agriculture, visit USDA NASS.

USDA Mails 2023 Agricultural Resource Management Survey

May 16, 2023
In 2023, the survey will take a closer look at barley, oat, peanut and soybean production in the United States.

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Historical crop production reports for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Production for May 2023

May 16, 2023
Nebraska's 2023 winter wheat crop is forecast at 33.0 million bushels, up 26% from last year's crop.

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Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability | Hailey Walmsley/realagstock

Nebraska Agriculture a Leader in the Region and the Country

March 2, 2023
UNL agricultural economics experts shed light on the impact of Nebraska agriculture in the United States.

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Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, Ag Update 2023 begins at 9 a.m. in Central City, with a full day of crop production research and findings to inform the 2023 growing season.

Water for Ag and Human Health Focus of 2023 Ag Update

February 3, 2023
This free program will update Nebraska producers on corn production for 2023, USDA initiatives, climate and drought outlooks, with an emphasis in the afternoon session on water issues and irrigation management.

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Discounted registration fees are available until Wednesday, Feb. 8 for the 2023 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, located in Kearney. (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability)

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference Registration Now Open

February 3, 2023
The 38th annual conference will include a new workshop on QuickBooks Online, and keynote speakers from across the nation who will touch on topics of mental health, farm economics and their firsthand experiences as farmers and ranchers. 

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Producers and other ag industry stakeholders are invited to attend the annual UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture spring seminar series, which takes place on Fridays from February to April.

Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2023 Seminars Announced

February 2, 2023
The spring series will feature industrial hemp research, dicamba tolerance in soybeans, precision agriculture tools and other research insights from experts across the nation. 

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Dryland Ag Production in the High Plains is Topic of Feb. 14 Meeting at Sidney

February 2, 2023
Attendees will learn about UNL research on tillage, soil health, sawfly management, wheat fertility, crop rotations and more concerning crop and livestock production challenges in the High Plains.

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Flame weeder equipment is used on a field during a Systems Approach to Weed Control workshop. (Photo courtesy Nebraska Today | James Huenefeld)

Registration Open for Local Food and Healthy Farms Conference

January 19, 2023
Free to attend, the conference will feature sessions on farm financial and transition planning, farm skills, field crops, livestock, farm and food policy, and more.

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