LINCOLN, Neb. April 10, 2023 – For the week ending April 9, 2023, there were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 25% very short, 39% short, 35% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 37% very short, 40% short, 23% adequate, and 0% surplus.
Field Crops Report:
Winter wheat condition rated 10% very poor, 31% poor, 36% fair, 20% good, and 3% excellent.
Oats planted was 20%, well behind 40% last year, and behind 26% for the five-year average. Emerged was 1%, near 5% last year and 3% 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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