LINCOLN, Neb. April 2, 2018 – For the week ending April 1, 2018, there were 3.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 18 short, 73 adequate, and 7 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 23 short, 73 adequate, and 2 surplus.
Field Crops Report:
Winter wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 43 fair, 39 good, and 12 excellent.
Oats planted was 10 percent, behind 25 last year and 20 for the five-year average.
Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency and UNL Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.
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