Seedlings grow in a corn residue field
Rye and clover cover crops grow in a field of corn residue.

Nebraska Producers Invited to Participate in Cover Crops Survey

June 21, 2024
Producers are encouraged to participate in a new survey that will help researchers better understand messaging on cover crops to improve information and outreach.

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Center pivot damaged in field
Pivots are damaged in Nebraska nearly every year, causing high dollar losses, a great deal of extra work, and most of the time, crop loss for delayed irrigation. (Photo by Steve Melvin)

Storm-damaged Pivot Survey

June 13, 2024
Through this new survey, producers have the opportunity to assist Nebraska Extension with identifying factors that may contribute to increasing or decreasing storm damage to center pivots.

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For more information or assistance with completing a USDA NASS survey, visit the respondent portal.

USDA Seeks Feedback from Producers about 2024 Crops, Stocks, Inventories and Values

May 14, 2024
Producers are encouraged to provide information on planted and harvested acreage, including acreage for biotech crops, and grain stocks, to aid NASS in determining the national supply of commodities for the 2024 crop year.

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Tractor planting field
Prospective Planting survey results will be published in the Prospective Plantings and quarterly Grain Stocks reports to be released on March 28, 2024.

USDA to Survey Farmers’ Planting Intentions for 2024

February 16, 2024
NASS will mail the survey questionnaire in late February, asking producers to provide information about the types of crops and amount of acreage they intend to plant in 2024.

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Bee on yellow flowers
Historical results for the national USDA NASS pollination survey are available at USDA.

2023 Cost of Pollination Survey Results

December 19, 2023
The survey was sent to 15,500 operations nationally and collected information on acres pollinated, colonies used, and dollars spent for a variety of different crops.

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Oat field
Historical small grains data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

2023 Small Grain County-level Estimates

December 19, 2023
County-level estimates for 2023 small grain acreage, yield and production are now available on the Quick Stats online database.

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Pivot irrigation in corn field
Irrigators can complete the 2023 Irrigation and Water Management Survey online or via paper questionnaires, which will be mailed in January. All surveys are due by Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024.

USDA Invites Agriculture Producers to Share Input in 2023 Irrigation and Water Management Survey

November 29, 2023
Producer input through the survey will aid USDA’s efforts to promote efficient irrigation practices and long-term sustainability of water resources across the United States.

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Aerial view of Nebraska corn field
Historical acreage reports for Nebraska are available at USDA.

USDA to Survey Row Crops County Acreage and Production

September 29, 2023
In October, USDA NASS will begin surveying Nebraska producers on total acres planted and harvested, and total yield and production of row crops, to calculate county-level estimates.

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