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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Lettuce field near Valencia Capital in Spain

LINCOLN, Neb. June 1, 2021 – For the week ending May 30, 2021, there were 3.9 days
suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil
moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 10% short, 82% adequate, and 6% surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 17% short, 78% adequate, and 2% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 1% very poor, 1% poor, 10% fair, 63% good, and
25% excellent. Corn emerged was 84%, near 86% last year, but ahead of 78% for the five-year
average.

Soybeans planted was 94%, equal to last year, and ahead of 80% average. Emerged was 69%,
near 71% last year, but ahead of 50% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 33% fair, 44% good, and 9% excellent.
Winter wheat headed was 49%, ahead of 38% last year, but behind 57% average.

Sorghum planted was 45%, well behind 77% last year, and behind 58% average.

Oats condition rated 2% very poor, 5% poor, 43% fair, 44% good, and 6% excellent. Oats
emerged was 96%, near 94% last year and 93% average. Headed was 29%, ahead of 14% last
year and 22% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 19%, well behind 40% last year, but ahead of 13% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2% very poor, 5% poor, 45%
fair, 34% good, and 14% excellent.

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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