Field Crops Report

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 2 percent very poor, 4 poor, 11 fair, 54 good, and 29 excellent. Corn dough was 94 percent, near 92 last year, and ahead of 89 for the five-year average. Dented was 59 percent, ahead of 48 last year and 46 average. Mature was 2 percent, near 1 both last year and average.

Soybean condition rated 2 percent very poor, 4 poor, 13 fair, 55 good, and 26 excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 95 percent, near 96 last year, and equal to average. Dropping leaves was 8 percent, ahead of 3 last year, and near 4 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 12 fair, 62 good, and 24 excellent. Sorghum coloring was 62 percent, well ahead of 36 last year and 41 average. Mature was 3 percent.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 4 poor, 20 fair, 63 good, and 11 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-08-27-2018.pdf

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