Corn tassels

Nebraska Corn Growth on Schedule, Soybeans Slightly Ahead of Average

July 21, 2021
For the week ending July 18, 2021, corn silking was 54%, equal to the five-year average. Soybeans blooming was 74%, ahead of 62% average.

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Corn plant

Corn Rated 29% Excellent, Soybean 24% Excellent

July 13, 2021

For the week ending July 4, 2021, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 6% very short, 36% short, 56% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 8% very short, 38% short, 53% adequate and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

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Wheat harvest

Winter Wheat Harvest Lagging Behind 2020 Harvest

July 13, 2021
For the week ending July 11, 2021, winter wheat harvested was 23%, behind 45% last year and behind the 40% average.

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Corn plant

Dry Edible Beans at 92% Emerged

June 29, 2021
For the week ending June 27, 2021, dry edible beans emerged was 92%. Corn, soybean and winter wheat crops held steadily near reported conditions from the week prior.

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Corn plant

Nebraska Crops Averaging Good to Excellent Condition in Mid-June Report

June 23, 2021
For the week ending June 20, 2021, corn condition rated 60% good, 23% excellent, and soybean condition rated 64% good, 23% excellent. Review the latest report on all Nebraska crops in this article.

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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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New dry edible bean plot

UNL Dry Bean Breeding Program Announces Public Release of Two New Dry Edible Bean Varieties

April 19, 2021
Two new dry edible bean varieties will be available to producers in the near future — a great northern bean suitable for direct harvest and the other, a slow-darkening pinto bean variety with longer shelf life.

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Water in furrow
A dry edible bean plot is irrigated at the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center at Scottsbluff. Bean Day on Feb. 10 will include updates on UNL research into dry bean production, including irrigation methods.

2021 Dry Edible Bean Day Virtual Event Set for Feb. 10

February 1, 2021
During the Zoom-based event this month, UNL specialists and educators will discuss new research findings on dry edible bean production in Nebraska.

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