USDA to Survey Row Crops County Acreage and Production

October 19, 2021
USDA NASS will soon survey producers in Nebraska and 37 other states to collect information on total acres planted and harvested and total yield and production of row crop, which will help federal and state programs that support agriculturalists.

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Wheat plant

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Planting Nearly Finished

October 19, 2021
As of Oct. 17, winter wheat planted was 93% — maintaining the same pace as last year's planting. Winter wheat emerged was 76%, which is slightly ahead of the 2020 growing season.

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Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean, Sorghum Harvest Pushes Ahead of Average Pace

October 14, 2021
For the week ending Oct. 10, 2021: corn harvest was 29%, ahead of 22% average; soybean harvest was 60%, ahead of 42% average; and sorghum harvest was 38%, ahead of 24% average.

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Farm land
Preston Keres, USDA (Flickr/Public Domain)

USDA Reports on Rising Land Values and County-Level Cash Rent Estimates for Nebraska in 2021

October 14, 2021
Recent findings from the USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Nebraska’s farm real estate value, which incorporates the average value of all agricultural land and buildings in 2021, increased by 11% to an average of $3,100 per acre.

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Potatoes

Nebraska 2020 Potato Summary

October 7, 2021
Final production for the 2020 potato crop totaled 9.21 million cwt, down 4% from 2019, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Winter wheat

2021 Nebraska Small Grain Acreage and Production

October 7, 2021
Winter wheat production is estimated at 41.2 million bushels, up 21% from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Combine harvesting corn in a field

Crop Progress: Nebraska Harvest Continues at Near Average Pace

October 7, 2021
For the week ending Oct. 3, 2021, corn harvest was at 21%, soybean harvest was at 34% and sorghum harvest was at 21%.

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Combine harvesting corn in a field

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean, Sorghum Harvest Running Near Average

September 30, 2021
Corn condition is rated 70% good to excellent and 71% mature with 13% harvested. Soybean condition is rated 71% good to excellent and 87% dropping leaves with 17% harvested which is near the average. Winter wheat planting and emergence is running near averages, while sorghum maturity and harvest are running slightly above average.

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