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Nebraska Pastures and Ranges Mostly Good to Excellent
Nebraska Ag Connection - 11/06/2018

For the week ending Sunday, there were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 4 short, 80 adequate, and 15 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 6 short, 84 adequate, and 9 surplus.

Corn harvested was 65 percent, equal to last year, and behind 72 for the five-year average.

Soybeans harvested was 90 percent, near 94 last year, and behind 96 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 22 fair, 50 good, and 20 excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 93 percent, near 92 last year and 96 average.

Sorghum harvested was 73 percent, ahead of 63 last year, but near 76 average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 19 fair, 63 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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