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This Week on N Field: Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

September 15, 2023
Learn how to accurately identify sudden death syndrome in soybeans and select appropriate control options for your operation.

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Grain sorghum field
Historical crop production reports for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Crop Production Report for September 2023

September 14, 2023
While predictions have decreased slightly, grain sorghum is still on track for an exceptional production year in Nebraska, with bushels forecast at 191% above 2022 totals. 

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Soybean field
U.S. soybean acreage is down 4% from last year, and corn acreage is up 7%. View Nebraska's planted acreage in this report.

USDA Forecasts U.S. Corn Production Up, Soybean and Cotton Production Down from 2022

September 14, 2023
According to NASS's Sept. 12 report, U.S. soybean production is down 3% in 2023, while corn production is up 10%.

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Corn field at harvest
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Corn, Dry Bean Harvest Begins in Nebraska

September 11, 2023
As of Sept. 10, harvest was at 2% for corn and 3% for dry edible beans. Crop conditions had declined slightly from the previous week. 

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Wheat field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Planting Begins in Nebraska

September 6, 2023
Winter wheat planting began right on time last week in Nebraska, and development of corn, soybean, sorghum and dry bean crops continued at or above average pace as of Sept. 3.

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Corn in dent phase
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Crop, Pasture Conditions Decline Following Record-setting Heat Wave

August 29, 2023
Nebraska crops experienced a slight decrease in condition after an intense heat wave scorched the Midwest for nearly a week.

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Ron and Brad Makovicka standing in field

Growing Results: Nitrogen Fertilization in Soybeans

August 25, 2023
Learn about the Makovickas' 2023 on-farm research, which includes studying how soybeans in high-yield environments respond to supplemental nitrogen.

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Tasseling corn field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Nebraska Crop Conditions Fall Slightly

August 22, 2023
As of Aug. 20, crop conditions had declined minimally, but growth continued progressing at near or above average pace.

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