Pasture in drought

Crop Progress: Half of Nebraska Pastures, Range Remain in ‘Very Poor’ Condition

September 21, 2022
With drought persisting across Nebraska, there has been no improvement to pasture and range conditions, which are currently 50% very poor. Crop conditions remained relatively stable as of Sept. 18. 

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvest Gets Underway for Corn, Sorghum, Dry Beans

September 15, 2022
Though the beginning of harvest for corn and sorghum is pacing on average, delays continue in dry edible bean production, which is currently 22% behind harvest in 2021.

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Field peas

Nebraska Crop Production Report for Sept. 1

September 15, 2022
Nebraska's crop production forecast as of Sept. 1 reflected a downward trend for corn, soybean, sorghum, sugarbeets and dry edible peas, with the most substantial losses in peas — down 38% from 2021.

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Wheat field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Planting Begins in Nebraska

September 9, 2022
Crop conditions were holding steady as of Sept. 4, with winter wheat planting underway.

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Sorghum field

Crop Progress: Sorghum Condition Falls to 35% Very Poor

September 1, 2022
As of Aug. 28, sorghum condition dropped another 15% over the week prior, and corn and soybean crop conditions experienced a slight decrease.

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Dented corn

Crop Progress: Corn Enters Final Maturity Stage

August 24, 2022
USDA NASS reported 3% of Nebraska corn mature as of Aug. 21, with crop conditions remaining steady overall.

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Corn dented

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Growth Continues at Average Pace, Dry Beans Fall Behind

August 18, 2022
As of Aug. 14, corn and soybeans were maturing near the five-year average pace, while dry edible beans fell 27% behind last year's growth.

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Wheat field

Nebraska Crop Production Report for August

August 18, 2022
Based on Aug. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2022 crop production is forecast to be lower than last year's across the board, with the most substantial deficits in oats, alfalfa hay and winter wheat.

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