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2022 Nebraska Acreage Report

2022 Nebraska Acreage Report

Nebraska producers planted 9.70 million acres of corn for all purposes, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is down 2% from last year. Of the total acres, 95% were planted with biotechnology varieties, down 2% from 2021. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 9.40 million acres, down 2% from a year ago.

Soybean planted acreage is estimated at 5.60 million acres, unchanged from last year. Of these, 96% were planted with genetically modified, herbicide resistant seed, unchanged from 2021. Producers expect to harvest 5.55 million acres, down slightly from a year ago.

Winter wheat planted in the fall of 2021 is estimated at 980,000 acres, up 7% from last year. Harvested area is expected to total 860,000 acres, up 2% from a year ago.

Alfalfa acreage to be harvested for dry hay is estimated at 810,000 acres, down 11% from last year. Other hay acreage to be cut for dry hay is estimated at 1.50 million acres, down 9% from a year ago.

Sorghum planted for all purposes is estimated at 340,000 acres, up 6% from the previous year. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 280,000 acres, up 22% from last year.

Oats planted for all purposes is estimated at 110,000 acres, down 8% from last year. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 23,000 acres down 12% from last year.

Dry edible bean planted acreage is estimated at 140,000 acres, up 17% from last year. Harvested acres are estimated at 130,000 acres, up 14% from the previous year.

Proso millet planted, at 170,000 acres is up 3% from a year ago.

Sugarbeet planted acres, at 46,000 acres, are up 4% from last year. Harvested area is forecast at 44,400 acres, up 1% from a year ago.

Oil sunflower planted area is estimated at 33,000 acres, down 6% from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 31,000 acres, down 6% from a year ago. Non-oil sunflower planted area is estimated at 5,000 acres, down 23% from the previous year. Harvested area is estimated at 4,500 acres, down 31% from the previous year.

Dry edible pea planted acres are estimated at 41,000 acres, up 41% from last year. Harvested acres are estimated at 38,000 acres, up 41% from the previous year.

Potato planted acreage is estimated at 20,000 acres, up 5% from last year. Harvested acreage is forecasted at 19,800 acres, up 5% from a year ago. Percent planted by type of potato is: 43% white, 55% russet, 1% red and 1% yellow.

The estimates of planted and harvested acreages in this news release are based primarily on surveys conducted during the first two weeks of June.

Source : unl.edu

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