Extension Crop Reports

June 13, 2018
Storm damage, crop progress and pest reports from across the state.

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USDA NASS Crop Condition & Progress Report for Mid-June

June 12, 2018
This week's USDA NASS Nebraska Crop Condition Report rated corn as 86% good to excellent and soybean, 87%. Progress for both crops was similar to or ahead of 2017 and the average. Winter wheat condition was 68% good to excellent.

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burrower bug nymphs

Burrower Bugs in Soybeans

June 12, 2018
White-margined Burrower Bug nymphs have been identified in high numbers in a soybean field near Beatrice. This pest is seen periodically in Nebraska in a variety of crops.

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hail damage to soybean

Extension Crop Reports

June 7, 2018
Crop reports for the week ending June 8 from Nebraska Extension educators.

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Figure 1. USDA NASS reported June 4 that 95% of the state's soybean crop had been planted and 77% had emerged. (Photo by Todd Whitney)

Crop Conditions: Corn 87% Good-Excellent, Soybean 86% Good-Excellent

June 4, 2018

With recent rains, Nebraska's corn and soybean crops were faring well across much of the state. Corn condition was rated 78% good and 9% excellent and soybean was rated 78% good and 8% excellent for the week ending June 3.

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Figure 1. Palmer amaranth curling within a week of spraying a postemergence dicamba product to corn. (Photo by Jenny Rees)

Considerations for Postemergence Dicamba-based Herbicide Applications to Corn

May 31, 2018
With postemergence herbicide applications occurring to corn, consider these best management practices to improve results and reduce the potential for off-target injury from your dicamba application.

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Nebraska Corn Rated 83% Good-Excellent, Wheat at 67%

May 29, 2018
With sun and recent rains, Nebraska's corn and soybean crops are faring well and slightly ahead of average crop progress for this point in the season, according to the June 4 report for Nebraska from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Early planted corn field in the Platte River Valley near Fremont

Half of Nebraska's Corn Crop is Up, 25% of Soybean

May 21, 2018
Corn planting in Nebraska was 88% complete Monday, equal to the five-year average, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. More than half the crop had emerged, slightly ahead of average. Soybean planting was 68% done, ahead of the 51% average.

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