Winter Wheat

Wheat field

Nebraska Winter Wheat Production up 23%

July 13, 2021
Based on July 1 conditions, Nebraska's winter wheat production is forecast at 42.0 million bushels, up 23% from last year.

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Wheat harvest

Winter Wheat Harvest Lagging Behind 2020 Harvest

July 13, 2021
For the week ending July 11, 2021, winter wheat harvested was 23%, behind 45% last year and behind the 40% average.

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Corn plant

Corn Rated 29% Excellent, Soybean 24% Excellent

July 13, 2021

For the week ending July 4, 2021, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 6% very short, 36% short, 56% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 8% very short, 38% short, 53% adequate and 1% surplus.

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Corn plant

Dry Edible Beans at 92% Emerged

June 29, 2021
For the week ending June 27, 2021, dry edible beans emerged was 92%. Corn, soybean and winter wheat crops held steadily near reported conditions from the week prior.

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Corn plant

Nebraska Crops Averaging Good to Excellent Condition in Mid-June Report

June 23, 2021
For the week ending June 20, 2021, corn condition rated 60% good, 23% excellent, and soybean condition rated 64% good, 23% excellent. Review the latest report on all Nebraska crops in this article.

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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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