Soybean and corn fields

Nebraska Prospective Corn Acreage Drops 3%; Soybeans Drop 2%

March 29, 2018
Nebraska prospective plantings for 2018 for corn, at 9.3 million acres, are down 3% from 2017. Nebraska soybean prospects, at 5.6 million acres, are down 2% from 2017. Find more prospective plantings at the state and national levels.

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Nebraska Wheat Rated 48% Good - Excellent

January 31, 2018
Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 7% poor, 44% fair, 40% good, and 8% excellent in this week's crop condition report from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Nebraska Feedlot Cattle up 10% from 2017

January 26, 2018
Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.61 million cattle on feed on January 1, up 10% from last year.

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Corn & Soybean Stocks Up from Last Year

January 12, 2018

Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 1.46 billion bushels, up 3% from 2016, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 910 million bushels are stored on farms, up 5% from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 551 million bushels, are down slightly from last year.

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USDA NASS: County Level Wheat Estimates Now Available

December 14, 2017

County-level estimates for 2017 small grain acreage, yield and production are now available, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The estimates, based primarily on surveys conducted with farmers and ranchers last fall, can be accessed using

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Market Journal

Market Journal: November Crops Report and More

November 10, 2017

Segments on this week's Market Journal with host Jeff Wilkerson include:

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Nebraska Organic Production up 33% from Previous Year

September 25, 2017
Certified organic operations in Nebraska sold $96 million in organic products in 2016, up 33% from 2015. The number of certified organic operations in Nebraska totaled 162, up 1% from 2015, on 107,371 acres, according to a USDA NASS report.

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USDA-NASS: Corn 61% Good-Excellent; Soybean, 60%

July 31, 2017

Winter wheat harvest has been completed across most of Nebraska, according to the July 30 report from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Significant rainfall of an inch or more was received across most of the state during the previous week and a few north central counties received as much as four inches of rain.

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