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Corn, Soybean Emerged, Sorghum Planting at 90%

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Emerged, Sorghum Planting at 90%

June 13, 2022
As of June 12, the majority of corn and soybean crops had emerged, with conditions rating 88% fair to excellent for corn and 90% fair to excellent for soybean.

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Soybeans emerging in field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Complete, Soybean Planting at 96%

June 7, 2022
Planting in Nebraska is back on track — USDA NASS's report for June 5 stated corn is finished, soybeans are at 96%, and sorghum and dry edible beans are now ahead of last year's pace.

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Soybean field

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Nears End, Soybeans at 87% Planted

June 1, 2022
By May 29, 95% of corn had been planted, and soybean planting was near 90% complete.

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Soybean plant emerging

Crop Progress: Corn Planting at 85%, Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins

May 23, 2022
Nebraska producers made significant gains in planting last week, with nearly a fourth of the total estimated corn acreage and another 28% of soybeans finished.

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Dipak Santra holding field peas

2021 Pea Variety Trial Results Available Online

February 10, 2022
Pea variety trials were conducted at three dryland sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska — Box Butte County (19 varieties), Cheyenne County (19 varieties) and Perkins County (25 varieties) — plus two irrigated trials in Scottsbluff and Cheyenne County.

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Dry edible beans

2022 Dry Edible Bean Day Set for Feb. 8 at Gering Civic Center, Zoom Option

January 27, 2022
The 2022 program will feature information on dry bean revenue insurance, irrigation water outlook and discussion of on-farm research with UNL specialists, with in-person and virtual attendance options.

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Aerial view of corn field

Nebraska 2021 Annual Crop Production Summary

January 20, 2022
USDA NASS estimated 2021 Nebraska grain corn production at a 4% increase from 2020, and soybean production at a 17% increase. See all crop production estimates for 2021 in this report.

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Dry bean field collage
Dry Bean Breeding Specialist Carlos Urrea and his crew worked both outside and indoors to carry out variety trials in 2021. (Left photo) Barbara Pieper (foreground), Aymslee Mathis and Karrisa Neal, summer interns, at work in the greenhouse scouting and clipping young bean plants. (Right photo) Urrea checks variety plots at the Mitchell Ag Lab in mid-summer 2021.

2021 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Trial Results Available

January 6, 2022
Results of the 2021 variety trials for dry edible beans conducted by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center are now available on CropWatch.

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