Winter Wheat

Planting wheat

Planting Winter Wheat in Severe Drought: What are the Options?

September 7, 2022
Nebraska Extension educators outline options for seeding wheat with regard to soil moisture and precipitation, crop residue, soil type and other considerations.

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Fall Seed Guide cover

Fall 2022 Seed Guide Available

September 1, 2022
The 2022 Fall Seed Guide includes details on yield, protein, test weight, ratings for disease characteristics, location summaries and weather information from this year's winter wheat trials.

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Wheat field

Nebraska Crop Production Report for August

August 18, 2022
Based on Aug. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2022 crop production is forecast to be lower than last year's across the board, with the most substantial deficits in oats, alfalfa hay and winter wheat.

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Dented corn

Crop Progress: Conditions Hold Steady into August

August 10, 2022
For the first week of August, crop conditions remained mostly steady, with soybeans setting pods slightly behind average pace at 66% and corn entering dented growth stage.

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Wheat field

Crop Progress: Winter Wheat Harvest Wraps Up, Pasture Conditions Decline

August 3, 2022
The final USDA NASS report for July reflected a slow continuation of declining crop and pasture conditions in Nebraska. Harvest was 92% complete for winter wheat and 82% for oats.

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Corn plant

Crop Progress: Nebraska Crop Conditions Take Slight Downturn

July 27, 2022
Hot, dry conditions led to a minor decrease in crop health last week in Nebraska, and winter wheat harvest neared the finish line.

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Corn plant

Crop Progress: Conditions Unchanged as Corn, Soybeans Maturing at Average Pace

July 19, 2022
Though oat harvest is running behind, all Nebraska crop conditions continue to remain steady, with corn and soybeans entering reproductive growth stages.

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Corn plant

Crop Progress: Crop Condition Holding Steady in Nebraska

July 12, 2022
Nebraska crop conditions are unchanged from a week ago, with 88% of corn and soybeans in fair to excellent condition.

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