Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, Neb. June 18, 2018 - For the week ending June 17, 2018, there were 6.3 days

suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil
moisture supplies rated 6 percent very short, 30 short, 61 adequate, and 3 surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies rated 8 percent very short, 26 short, 65 adequate, and 1 surplus.


Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 13 fair, 75 good, and
11 excellent.


Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 16 fair, 74 good, and 8 excellent. Soybeans emerged was 97 percent, near 95 last year, and ahead of 91 for the five-year average. Blooming was 2 percent, near 1 average.


Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 8 poor, 29 fair, 52 good, and 9 excellent.
Winter wheat headed was 98 percent, near 100 last year and 96 average.


Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 15 fair, 79 good, and 6 excellent. Sorghumplanted was 96 percent, near 97 last year and 95 average.


Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 22 fair, 66 good, and 6 excellent. Oats headed was 76 percent, behind 91 last year, but ahead of 68 average.


Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor,
31 fair, 54 good, and 7 excellent.


National Agricultural Statistics Service

USDA