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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Sorghum, Dry Bean Planting Falls Further Behind in Nebraska

June 7, 2023
As of June 4, progress on sorghum and dry edible bean planting was significantly behind last year's pace, and soybean planting was nearly finished.

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Wraps Up, Winter Wheat Condition Declines

June 1, 2023
As of May 28, planting was at 96% complete for corn and 90% for soybean in Nebraska, while winter wheat conditions continued a slow decline.

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins

May 22, 2023
Dry edible bean planting was at 4% complete as of May 21, and corn planting was nearing 90% complete.

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

Crop Progress: Widespread Rainfall Causes Minimal Delay for Planting

May 16, 2023
Corn and soybean planting were still well ahead of average pace as of May 14, despite several rainfall events throughout the state last week.

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This Week on N Field: Burndown Weed Management

May 12, 2023
Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala provides recommendations for burndown weed management before planting corn or soybean.

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

Crop Progress: 2023 Planting Ahead of Average Pace

May 10, 2023
As of May 7, corn planting was at 56% complete, soybean planting was at 36% and sorghum planting had begun.

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10th Annual Youth Crop Scouting Competition Registration Open

May 4, 2023
The Aug. 2 competition will feature events on crop staging, patterns of crop injury, disease, insect and weed seedling identification, pesticide safety, nutrient disorders and herbicide injury.

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A Retrospective Analysis of Nebraska Corn and Soybean Planting Progress (1980-2022)

May 4, 2023
UNL researchers examine historical records of corn and soybean planting progress in Nebraska, and provide insights about the planting date trends and impact on past and future yields.

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