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Nebraska Crop Progress for Sept. 12

September 15, 2021
For the week ending Sept. 12, 2021, corn maturity was 35%, ahead of the 29% average. Soybeans dropping leaves was 47%, ahead of the 37% average, harvested was 1%. Sorghum maturity was 27%, ahead of the 18% average, harvested was 2%.

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Nebraska Crop Production Forecast for September

September 15, 2021
Based on Sept. 1 conditions, Nebraska's corn crop is forecast at a record 1.80 billion bushels, soybean is forecast at 327 million bushels, sorghum at 22.3 million bushels and sugarbeet at 1.3 million tons.

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Nebraska Crop Progress for Sept. 5

September 8, 2021

For the week ending Sept. 5, 2021, there were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 7% very short, 25% short, 66% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 14% very short, 40% short, 46% adequate and 0% surplus.

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#NField Observations for September 2021

September 2, 2021
This week, Ben Beckman talks about nitrate build up in drought stressed plants as well as reasons to consider windrow grazing to reduce feed costs.

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Nebraska Crops Maturing Near Average Pace

September 1, 2021
For the week ending Aug. 29, 2021, corn mature was 8%, near 10% last year and 5% average. Soybeans setting pods was 97%, near 100% last year and 95% average. Sorghum maturity was 2%, equal to both last year and average.

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#NField Observations for August 2021

August 26, 2021
This week, Nebraska Extension Educator Ben Beckman discusses what to do — or not do — about the late summer weeds standing out in pastures.

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Nebraska Crop Condition for Aug. 22

August 25, 2021
For the week ending Aug. 22, 2021, corn condition rated 43% good and 24% excellent; soybean condition rated 49% good and 20% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 95%.

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Nebraska Crop Condition for Aug. 15

August 16, 2021
For the week ending Aug. 15, 2021, corn condition rated 47% good, 21% excellent. Soybean condition rated 53% good, 19% excellent.

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