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Nebraska Crop Production Report for November 2023

Based on Nov. 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2023 corn crop is forecast at 1.66 billion bushels, up 14% from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.59 million acres, is up 9% from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 173 bushels per acre, up 8 bushels from last year.

Sorghum production is forecast at 17.4 million bushels, up 153% from last year. Area for harvest, at 220,000 acres, is up 76% from 2022. Yield is forecast at 79 bushels per acre, up 24 bushels from last year.

Soybean production is forecast at 265 million bushels, down 4% from last year. Area for harvest, at 5.20 million acres, is down 8% from 2022. Yield is forecast at 51 bushels per acre, up 2.0 bushels from last year.

Sugarbeet production is forecast at 1.31 million tons, up 37% from last year. Area for harvest, at 46,000 acres, is up 16% from 2022. Yield is forecast at 28.5 tons per acre, up 4.3 tons from last year.

Potato acres of 22,000 were planted in 2023, up 10%. Harvested acreage set at 21,900 acres, up 10%. Production is forecast at 11.1 million cwt, up 15% from last year. Yield is forecast at 505 cwt per acre, up 20 cwt from last year.

Source : unl.edu

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