Winter Wheat

Corn plant

Nebraska Corn, Soybean Crops in Good Condition, Winter Wheat Headed at 93%

June 17, 2021
For the week ending June 13, 2021, corn condition rated 62% good, 22% excellent, and soybean condition rated 67% good, 20% excellent. Dry edible bean planting is still underway, at 74% planted.

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Wheat plant

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Forecast at 39.8 Million Bushels

June 11, 2021
Based on June 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 winter wheat crop is forecast at 39.8 million bushels, up 17% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Wheat field

Small Grains Improvement Team Releases Two New Winter Wheat Varieties

June 8, 2021
Two promising new winter wheat varieties — a hard white winter wheat and a hard red winter wheat — could be available for planting in growers’ fields as early as fall 2021.

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Wheat stem in field

USDA NASS Predicts 8% Increase for Winter Wheat Crop

May 14, 2021
Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2021 winter wheat crop is forecast at 36.7 million bushels, up 8% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Young soybean plants

Soybean Planting Begins as Corn Gets Underway

April 27, 2021
For the week ending April 25, 2021, soybean planting was at 3%, equal to average, and corn planted was 6%, behind 17% last year and 15% for the five-year average.

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Oat seedlings in field

Nebraska Oat Planting Ahead of Schedule from 2020

April 15, 2021
For the week ending April 4, 2021, oats planted was 40%, ahead of 30% last year and 33% for the five-year average. 

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Oat seedlings in field

Nebraska Winter Wheat Condition Unchanged, Oat Planting is Underway

April 7, 2021
For the week ending April 4, 2021, winter wheat condition rated 5% very poor, 12% poor, 43% fair, 38% good, and 2% excellent.

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Wheat stem in field

USDA Reports Slightly Improved Winter Wheat Crop

April 1, 2021
For the week ending March 28, 2021, winter wheat condition rated 5% very poor, 12% poor, 45% fair, 36% good and 2% excellent.

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