Winter Wheat

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

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Wraps Up, Winter Wheat Condition Declines

June 1, 2023
As of May 28, planting was at 96% complete for corn and 90% for soybean in Nebraska, while winter wheat conditions continued a slow decline.

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Dry bean field
Historical crop progress data for Nebraska is available at USDA. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Crop Progress: Dry Edible Bean Planting Begins

May 22, 2023
Dry edible bean planting was at 4% complete as of May 21, and corn planting was nearing 90% complete.

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Combine in wheat field
Historical crop production reports for Nebraska are available at USDA.

Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop Production for May 2023

May 16, 2023
Nebraska's 2023 winter wheat crop is forecast at 33.0 million bushels, up 26% from last year's crop.

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

Crop Progress: Widespread Rainfall Causes Minimal Delay for Planting

May 16, 2023
Corn and soybean planting were still well ahead of average pace as of May 14, despite several rainfall events throughout the state last week.

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Sidney wheat field

Western Nebraska Winter Wheat Sees Effects of Tough Winter

May 11, 2023
Nebraska Extension Dryland Cropping Specialist Cody Creech discusses the status and outlook for winter wheat in western Nebraska.

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

Crop Progress: 2023 Planting Ahead of Average Pace

May 10, 2023
As of May 7, corn planting was at 56% complete, soybean planting was at 36% and sorghum planting had begun.

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Cattle grazing
Grazing wheat or harvesting it early in the boot stage for hay could also open a window of opportunity to plant a summer annual forage into the wheat stubble as a second crop if good moisture conditions are present. (Photo by Troy Walz)

Winter Wheat May Have More Value as Forage Than Taking It to Grain

May 4, 2023
Due to current cattle market conditions, and the price and availability of hay, Nebraska Extension Educator Aaron Berger evaluates the value of grazing or haying winter wheat this year.

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

Crop Progress: Corn Planting at 30%, Sorghum Planting Begins

May 1, 2023
As of April 30, corn and soybean planting progressed near average pace, and sorghum planting was just getting underway in Nebraska.

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