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Nebraska Corn Growth on Schedule, Soybeans Slightly Ahead of Average

Nebraska Corn Growth on Schedule, Soybeans Slightly Ahead of Average

For the week ending July 18, 2021, there were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 27% short, 67% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 7% very short, 34% short, 58% adequate and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn condition rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 17% fair, 52% good and 26% excellent. Corn silking was 54%, near 55% last year, and equal to the five-year average. Dough was 4%, near 3% last year, and equal to average.

Soybean condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 16% fair, 57% good and 24% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 74%, near 72% last year, and ahead of 62% average. Setting pods was 30%, near 28% last year, and ahead of 16% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 9% poor, 30% fair, 49% good and 10% excellent. Winter wheat harvested was 60%, behind 75% last year and 67% average.

Sorghum condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 18% fair, 52% good and 29% excellent. Sorghum headed was 8%, behind 23% last year and 17% average.

Oats condition rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 36% fair, 43% good and 11% excellent. Oats harvested was 39%, behind 53% last year and 46% average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 24% fair, 66% good and 7% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 15%, well behind 47% last year. Setting pods was 3%, near 7% last year.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 4% very poor, 10% poor, 57% fair, 27% good, and 2% excellent.

Source : unl.edu

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