Crop Reports

Wheat field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Condition 52% Good, 12% Excellent

December 2, 2021
In the final weekly crop progress update for the 2021 growing season, USDA NASS reported winter wheat condition at 52% good, 12% excellent.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Corn Harvest at 90%, Sorghum 91%

November 17, 2021
For the week ending Nov. 14, 2021, corn harvested was 90%, behind 96% last year. Sorghum harvested was 91%, behind 97% last year.

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Soybean pods

November Crop Production: Soybeans Forecast at Record Yield

November 10, 2021

Based on Nov. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 corn crop is forecast at 1.83 billion bushels, up 3% from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.60 million acres, is down 3% from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 191 bushels per acre, up 11 bushels from last year.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvest Winds Down for Soybeans, Corn at 82%

November 8, 2021
For the week ending Nov. 7, 2021, corn harvested was 82%, soybeans harvested was 95%, and sorghum, 85%.

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Harvesting soybeans

Crop Progress: Soybean Harvest at 91%

November 3, 2021
For the week ending Oct. 31, 2021, corn harvest was at 72%, soybean harvest, 91%, and sorghum, 78%.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvest 2021 Continues Ahead of Average

October 26, 2021
For the week ending Oct. 24, 2021, harvest for corn, soybeans and sorghum continued ahead of schedule compared to average rate of recent years.

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Wheat plant

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Planting Nearly Finished

October 19, 2021
As of Oct. 17, winter wheat planted was 93% — maintaining the same pace as last year's planting. Winter wheat emerged was 76%, which is slightly ahead of the 2020 growing season.

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Corn kernels

USDA NASS: Corn Production Forecast at Record High

October 14, 2021
Based on Oct. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 corn production is forecast at a record 1.82 billion bushels, up 2% from last year's production. Yield is forecast at 190 bushels per acre, up 10 bushels from last year.

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