Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, Neb. June 25, 2018 – For the week ending June 24, 2018, there were 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 13 short, 71 adequate, and 14 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 17 short, 74 adequate, and 5 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 13 fair, 70 good, and 16 excellent. Corn silking was 2 percent.

Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 3 poor, 12 fair, 71 good, and 14 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 14 percent, ahead of 6 both last year and for the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 4 percent very poor, 8 poor, 21 fair, 58 good, and 9 excellent. Winter wheat harvested was 1 percent, equal to both last year and average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 16 fair, 76 good, and 7 excellent. Sorghum headed was 2 percent, near 3 last year and 1 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 25 fair, 67 good, and 4 excellent. Oats headed was 91 percent, behind 97 last year, but ahead of 83 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor, 24 fair, 59 good, and 10 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-06-25-2018.pdf

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