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The April 16 Data Users' Meeting will include USDA updates followed by an open forum session with questions and comments.

USDA to Host Data Users’ Meeting to Gather Public Input on Statistical Programs

April 11, 2024
Free to the public with a virtual attendance option, the Data Users' Meeting is held to share recent and pending statistical program changes with the public and to solicit input on programs important to agriculture. 

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Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Crop Progress: Oats at 31% Planted, Wheat Condition Improved

April 9, 2024
Oat planting continues to surge ahead of average pace this year, and winter wheat crop conditions showed slight improvement following recent precipitation.

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

Crop Progress: Oat Planting Begins

April 4, 2024
Oat planting is ahead of schedule this year, with 12% of acreage planted as of March 31.

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Dry peas in field
Historical prospective plantings data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Nebraska 2024 Prospective Plantings

March 28, 2024
Dry edible pea acreage is anticipated to skyrocket in 2024, at a 129% increase over 2023. More sorghum and dry edible bean acreage is also expected in Nebraska this growing season.

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

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat at 66% Good-Excellent Condition

March 26, 2024
While winter wheat condition improved slightly in March, soil moisture supplies generally decreased.

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Nebraska cropland in aerial view
Historical farmland data for Nebraska is available at USDA.

Nebraska Farm Numbers Lower in 2023

February 27, 2024
Nebraska lost 100 farms and ranches throughout 2023, according to USDA NASS's latest report.

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Mature wheat field
Historical crop values for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Crop Values for 2023

February 27, 2024
While the overall value of Nebraska's 2023 crops is down 11% from 2022, the state's winter wheat production value is up 16%.

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

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat at 60% Good-Excellent Condition

February 27, 2024
As of Feb. 25, winter wheat condition and soil moisture supplies rated slightly below January totals.

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