Crop Report: Wheat, corn rated ‘good to excellent’


LINCOLN, Neb. – For the week ending July 1, 2018, there were 4.0 days suitable

for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil

moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 10 short, 77 adequate, and 12 surplus. Subsoil

moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 16 short, 75 adequate, and 7 surplus.

Field Crops Report: 

Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 12 fair, 67 good, and

19 excellent. Corn silking was 8 percent, near 7 last year and 4 for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 11 fair, 70 good, and 16 excellent.

Soybeans blooming was 35 percent, ahead of 25 last year and 17 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 7 poor, 26 fair, 52 good, and 13 excellent.

Winter wheat harvested was 7 percent, behind 15 last year, and near 9 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 16 fair, 72 good, and 10 excellent.

Sorghum headed was 5 percent, near 4 last year and 1 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 26 fair, 58 good, and 12 excellent. Oats headed

was 97 percent, near 98 last year, but ahead of 92 average. Harvested was 4 percent, near 2 last

year.

Pasture and Range Report: 

Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor,

22 fair, 52 good, and 19 excellent.


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