Industrial hemp plant
For statistics on the value and impact of industrial hemp production in Nebraska and the U.S., see the National Hemp Report.

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service to Conduct Hemp Survey

January 18, 2024
The survey will gather information from Nebraska producers on planted and harvested acreage, yield, production and value of hemp.

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Hemp plants
Historical industrial hemp reports for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Hemp Acreage in 2022

April 26, 2023
Industrial hemp acreage in Nebraska was up 15% in 2022, according to USDA NASS.

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Hemp plant

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service to Conduct Hemp Survey

January 19, 2023
The 2022 hemp production survey will collect information on the total planted and harvested area, yield, production, and value of hemp in the United States in 2022.

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Wheat field
The 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature live presentations on research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests via Zoom for nine days throughout January.

Extension Crop Production Clinics Going Virtual in January

December 16, 2020
The 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests in a new online format this year.

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Industrial Hemp Tolerance to Flame Weeding

November 30, 2020
Hemp exhibited relatively good tolerance to heat from propane flaming. Temporary injury could be considered acceptable since it was only at the base of the plants and lasted only for about two weeks.

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Industrial Hemp Tolerance to Late-POST Herbicides

November 18, 2020
Hemp exhibited high level of sensitivity to most of the tested herbicides. Visual injury levels ranged from almost no injury (~5%) with only one herbicide, to some temporary injury (~20%) with a few herbicides and severe injury or death (60%-93%) with about 10 out of 18 herbicides tested.

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hemp showing minor herbicide injury

Industrial Hemp Tolerance to Early-POST Herbicides

November 11, 2020
Hemp exhibited relatively good tolerance to several products that can be used postemergence in industrial hemp. It is important to note that the conclusions are based only on one year of data. This study will be repeated in 2021 season.

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Industrial Hemp Varieties Exhibit the Same Tolerance Level to PRE-Herbicides

October 7, 2020
Herbicides registered for in-season weed control in industrial hemp are scarce, or nonexistent. To help with this issue, a greenhouse study was conducted this summer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to test tolerance of three industrial hemp varieties to preemergence herbicides commonly used in corn and soybean.

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