Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, Neb. June 18, 2018 – For the week ending June 17, 2018, there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 6 percent very short, 30 short, 61 adequate, and 3 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 8 percent very short, 26 short, 65 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 13 fair, 75 good, and 11 excellent.

Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 16 fair, 74 good, and 8 excellent. Soybeans emerged was 97 percent, near 95 last year, and ahead of 91 for the five-year average. Blooming was 2 percent, near 1 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 8 poor, 29 fair, 52 good, and 9 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 98 percent, near 100 last year and 96 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 15 fair, 79 good, and 6 excellent. Sorghum planted was 96 percent, near 97 last year and 95 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 22 fair, 66 good, and 6 excellent. Oats headed was 76 percent, behind 91 last year, but ahead of 68 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 31 fair, 54 good, and 7 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, UNL Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

Access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication at:

http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/nass/CropProg/2010s/2018/CropProg-06-18-2018.pdf

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