LINCOLN, Neb. April 26, 2021 – For the week ending April 25, 2021, there were 5.3 days
suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil
moisture supplies rated 6% very short, 18% short, 73% adequate, and 3% surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies rated 9% very short, 27% short, 62% adequate, and 2% surplus.
Field Crops Report: Corn planted was 6%, behind 17% last year and 15% for the five-year
Soybeans planted was 3%, near 7% last year, and equal to average.
Winter wheat condition rated 6% very poor, 13% poor, 41% fair, 38% good, and 2% excellent.
Oats planted was 86%, ahead of 74% last year and 68% average. Emerged was 41%, ahead of
35% last year and 34% average.
Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency,
UNL Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.
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